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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    
c/o Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20530

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

TITAN WHEEL INTERNATIONAL, INC.   
2701 Spruce Street
Quincy, Illinois 62301

                  Defendant.


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Civil Action No. 96 1040

Entered: May 10, 1996

Filed: May 10, 1996
CLERK U.S. DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA


FINAL JUDGMENT

Plaintiff, the United States of America, having commenced this action by filing its Complaint herein for violations of section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, commonly known as the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, and Plaintiff and Defendant, by their respective attorneys, having consented to the entry of this Final Judgment without trial or adjudication of any issue of fact or law herein, for settlement purposes only, and without this Final Judgment constituting and evidence against or an admission by any party with respect to any such issue:

NOW, THEREFORE, before the taking of any testimony and without trial or adjudication of any issue of fact or law herein, and upon the consent of the parties hereto, it is hereby

ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED as follows:

I.

The Court has jurisdiction of the subject matter herein and of the Plaintiff United States of America and Defendant. The Complaint states a claim upon which relief can be granted against the Defendant under section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a.

II.

Judgment is hereby entered in favor of Plaintiff United States of America and against Defendant, and pursuant to section 7A(g)(1) of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a(g)(1), Defendant Titan Wheel International shall pay a total civil penalty in the amount of One Hundred Thirty Thousand Dollars ($130,000). Payment shall be made by cashier's check payable to the Treasurer of the United States and delivered to Chief, FOIA Unit, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, Liberty Place, 325 7th Street, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, D.C., 20530. The Defendant shall pay the full amount of the civil penalty within thirty (30) days of entry of this Final Judgment. In the event of a default in payment, interest at the rate of eighteen (18) percent per annum shall accrue thereon from the date of default to the date of payment.

III.

Each party shall bear its own costs of the within action.

IV.

Entry of this Final Judgment is in the public interest.

Date: Washington, D.C., May 10, 1996


_______________/s/________________
United States District Judge