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PPG Works on Repairs at California Glass Facility

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PPG Industries has launched a $20 million repair project on its Fresno, Calif., flat glass facility. The company says it’s re-bricking its oxygen-fired glass furnace there after 15 years of continuous operation. “The purpose of the scheduled outage is to restore the furnace’s original … Continue reading

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PPG Makes Several Large Donations

PPG Industries, along with its PPG Foundation, has made several large donations in recent months. PPG donated $25,000 to the SAE Foundation Canada in support of the A World In Motion® (AWIM) program, which provides science, technology, engineering and math … Continue reading

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PPG Makes New Executive Appointments

PPG announced multiple executive personnel changes this week. Among the appointments, the company named Jean-Marie Greindl senior vice president of global architectural coatings and president of PPG Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will cover all architectural coatings activities … Continue reading

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PPG Glass Sales Down, Overall Revenue Up in Fourth Quarter

PPG Industries today reported its fourth quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, which the company says is consistent with the prior year. However, glass segment net sales were $265 million for the quarter, down $7 million, … Continue reading

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PPG Signs Licensing Agreement for Kynar Product

PPG Industries’ coil and building products-exterior coatings group announced it is a licensee for Kynar ADS II polyvinylidene fluoride resin by Arkema Inc., a key ingredient in PPG’s Duranar air-dry system coatings. “The need for on-site repair is common with … Continue reading

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Appeals to Pittsburgh Corning Reorganization Plan Withdrawn

All pending appeals to Pittsburgh Corning’s reorganization plan regarding previous asbestos claims have been withdrawn, PPG announced. Under the Pittsburgh Corning Plan, confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in May 2013, PPG Industries and … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

PPG Industries has appointed Hervé Tiberghien vice president of human resources and Chris Caruso vice president of information technology. Tiberghien is currently the company’s senior director of global human resources. He will take over for Craig Jordan, who will retire … Continue reading

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PPG Wichita Falls Flat Glass Plant Saves Water Through Reuse Program

PPG Industries is working with the city of Wichita Falls, Texas, on a joint wastewater-reuse project that has cut fresh water consumption by as much as 50 percent per day at the company’s glass manufacturing plant located there. The $1.9 … Continue reading

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PPG Expands Concierge Program Service to Glaziers

PPG Industries announced it is accepting project nominations for the PPG Concierge Program from all contract glaziers as well as all members of the PPG CFP Certified Fabricator program. The concierge program, which enables contractors to leverage PPG’s experience in … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints Two New Execs

PPG Industries announced a pair of executive appointments, naming Dave Cole vice president of architectural coatings, U.S. and Canada, and Ken West global vice president of packaging coatings. Cole was previously vice president of packaging coatings, and West most recently … Continue reading

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