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Case into Alleged Theft of PPG Trade Secrets Continues Despite Suicide of Key Player

Though Thomas Rukavina, a former PPG Industries chemist accused in federal court in Pittsburgh with theft of trade secrets has committed suicide, the case into the matter continues, according to U.S. Attorney David Hickton. “U.S. Attorney David Hickton in Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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McGarry to Succeed Bunch as PPG CEO

Effective September 1, Michael H. McGarry will become president and CEO of PPG industries. He will also join the company’s board of directors immediately. McGarry, 57, has served as the company’s president and chief operating officer since March and will … Continue reading

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PPG Names McKenna National Architectural Manager, Southeast Region

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has named Nathan McKenna as national architectural manager for the southeast region, where he will cover Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and the majority of Florida. McKenna joins PPG from Columbia Commercial Building Products, … Continue reading

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Which Industry-Related Companies Made the Fortune 500 Cut?

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The 61st Fortune 500 list was recently released, with the 500 companies accounting for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits and 26.8 million employees. Among them are a handful of glass and glazing industry-related companies. 3M, which recorded $31.8 … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Delivery!

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, it’s all about transportation. In the … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

PPG Industries announced two executive appointments effective June 1. Vince Morales, currently vice president, investor relations, will become vice president, investor relations, and treasurer. Morales will report to executive vice president and chief financial officer Frank Sklarsky. Since joining PPG … Continue reading

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PPG Reports 1-Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a … Continue reading

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PPG Names New President Michael McGarry

PPG Industries announced the appointment of Michael H. McGarry, currently chief operating officer, to president and chief operating officer. McGarry became chief operating officer in August 2014, and he will assume his enhanced role March 1. According to the company, McGarry … Continue reading

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PPG Hires Cohen to Northeast, Shifts Sultage to Mid-Atlantic

PPG Industries’ flat glass business named Stephen Cohen as national architectural manager of the northeast region. In correspondence, it appointed George Sultage national architectural manager of the mid-Atlantic region. Cohen joins PPG from Schott North America, where he spent 20 … Continue reading

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Erie Architectural Products, PPG Recognized by ASA Metro Washington

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) of Metro Washington announced its yearly award-winners, and two industry companies made the cut. Erie Architectural Products and PPG Industries were two of the four companies named in the “Vendor of the Year” category. According … Continue reading

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