Prym

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The "William Prym Holding GmbH" is the oldest family business in Germany.wikipedia
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YKK

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In 2007 Prym was fined €40M by the European Commission for its part in operating a price fixing cartel, along with YKK and Coats plc.
On September 19, 2007 YKK was fined €150.3 million by the European Commission for running worldwide price-fixing cartels and sharing markets with zipper-makers Prym and Coats.

Coats Group

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In 2007 Prym was fined €40M by the European Commission for its part in operating a price fixing cartel, along with YKK and Coats plc.
In 2007 Coats was fined €110 million by the European Commission for participation in cartels with Prym, YKK and other companies to fix and manipulate the prices of zips and other fasteners, and of the machinery to make them.

Germany

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The "William Prym Holding GmbH" is the oldest family business in Germany.

Stolberg (Rhineland)

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The holding company is located in Stolberg (Rhineland).

European Commission

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In 2007 Prym was fined €40M by the European Commission for its part in operating a price fixing cartel, along with YKK and Coats plc.

Haberdasher

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For twelve generations the Prym family has been operating from the city of Stolberg, Germany, making and marketing semi-finished copper and brass products as well as haberdashery.

Textile

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Materials science

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Büsbach

Stolbergs district Oberstolberg as well as its industrial estate with companies like Prym or Chemie Grünenthal can be found in the east.

Snap fastener

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The Prym company has produced snap fasteners since 1903.

Jacob Soll

Through his maternal Grandmother, Liese Bronfenbrenner, née Price, Soll is the great grandson of the English author and professor, Hereward Thimbleby Price, and a descendant of the Prym family of industrialists and academics from Aachen, Stolberg, Düren and Bonn, Germany.

Trade association

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In one of the cartels, the YKK Group, Coats plc, the Prym group, the Scovill group, A. Raymond, and Berning & Söhne "agreed [...] on coordinated price increases in annual 'price rounds' with respect to 'other fasteners' and their attaching machines, in the framework of work circles organised by VBT".

Bild Lilli doll

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Lilli's dresses always have patent fasteners marked "PRYM".

Kupferhof Bauschenberg

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Over the next few centuries, Kupferhof Bauschenberg merged with Dollartshammer and Straßburger Hof to build the company Prym.