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PPG Reports Quarterly Net Sales up 4 Percent from Prior Year

PPG Industries reported third quarter 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $3.94 billion, up $161 million, or 4 percent, versus the prior year. Net income for the quarter from continuing operations, meanwhile, was $377 million, or $2.70 per diluted … Continue reading

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PPG to Cease Glass Production in Mt. Zion Next Month

PPG Industries’ flat glass business unit will cease glass production at the Mt. Zion, Ill., facility on November 30, 2014. As previously announced, this plant was sold to Fuyao Glass America earlier this year. “While PPG had the option to … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Concierge Program Service for Complex Building Projects

PPG Industries has launched its Concierge Program service, designed to provide members of the PPG Certified Fabricator Program (PPG/CFP) with customized project coordination for large, complex or high-profile commercial construction projects. Glenn T. Miner, director of construction, flat glass, says … Continue reading

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PPG Completes Sale of Float Glass Plant to Fuyao

PPG Industries completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Mount Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. Fuyao plans to rebuild and retrofit the facility’s two … Continue reading

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PPG Helps Angels’ Place With Energy Saving Solution

PPG Industries donated approximately $8,000 worth of glass to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility. John Arch, president of Angels’ Place board of directors, said his fellow directors and staff … Continue reading

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PPG Launches Updated GlassNET Site

PPG Industries’ flat glass business launched a fully redesigned and updated version of its online order entry, inventory review and shipment tracking system for its clear, tinted and coated glass products. The site, called GlassNET, now features a more colorful … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints McGarry to Chief Operating Officer

PPG Industries promoted Michael H. McGarry, currently its executive vice president, to chief operating officer. The move will be effective August 1. According to the company, McGarry will have executive oversight responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and … Continue reading

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PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Plant to Fuyao

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PPG Industries announced today that it will sell all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. According to PPG, the sale is expected to close in the third quarter … Continue reading

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PPG Recognized by CIO Magazine

PPG Industries is a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 in CIO magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). “Receiving the CIO … Continue reading

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Paul Bush Elected to NFRC Board

PPG Industries has announced that Paul W. Bush, manager of technical services for flat glass, has been elected to the board of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), occupying the Fenestration Industry (primary glass manufacturer) seat. “We are pleased to … Continue reading

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