On June 1, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 18 in Certain Electric Fireplaces, Components Thereof, Manuals for Same, and Products Containing Same, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same, and Certain Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-791/826).

In the Order, ALJ Shaw granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Twin-Star International, Inc. and TS Investment Holding Corp. (collectively, “Twin-Star”) and Respondent Whalen Furniture Manufacturing, Inc. (“Whalen”) to terminate the investigation based on a consent order, settlement agreement, and withdrawal of allegations.  After reviewing the confidential and non-confidential versions of the agreement, ALJ Shaw granted the joint motion.

The Investigation remains pending against other Respondents.