Horsehead Corp files for damages against Nyrstar Clarksville, former employee

Pittsburgh-based zinc producer Horsehead Corp has filed a claim against Nyrstar Clarksville Inc and Darin Cooper, a former project manager who joined Nyrstar earlier this month.

Horsehead employed Cooper to take charge of the technical development of a new facility in North Carolina that will put it in direct competition with Nyrstar in supplying special high grade zinc to the continuous galvanizing market, according to Horsehead's claim. Cooper announced his departure from Horsehead in December and joined Nyrstar as the gm of the Clarksville smelter on January 6. In...


Mark Burton

January 24, 2012

17:20 GMT