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PPG Reports Third-Quarter Sales of $3.87 Billion

PPG Industries has reported third-quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations of $3.87 billion, versus the prior-year figure of $3.94 billion. Glass segment net sales were $278 million for the quarter, down $5 million, or 2 percent, year-over-year. Improved pricing … Continue reading

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PPG Lifts “Force Majeure” Out West, Investing in Facility Upgrades

PPG is back in production at its Fresno, Calif., location, and it’s coming back with a bang. The company had announced a “force majeure” two weeks ago on its architectural, residential and specialty glass products for customers located in the … Continue reading

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PPG Declares Force Majeure for Glass in Western U.S., Canada

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PPG Industries has had production issues at its Fresno, Calif., flat glass manufacturing facility since the end of August, and it isn’t exactly sure when things will get back to normal. The company announced Thursday it has declared a force … Continue reading

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Sapa, PPG Industries Enter into Coatings Warranty Agreement

Sapa announced an 18-month exclusive agreement with PPG Industries, which will provide Sapa with exclusive rights to administer PPG’s coatings warranty on completed aluminum products. “Given our work with Sapa in the past, we have confidence in the quality of … Continue reading

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PPG Acquires IVC Industrial Coatings

PPG Industries has completed its acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of specialty powder and liquid coatings. Financial terms were not disclosed. “This acquisition brings industry-leading powder coatings and a best-in-class manufacturing capability that will strengthen PPG’s … Continue reading

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PPG Receives Marketing Awards of Excellence

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has earned two 2015 B2 Awards of Excellence from the national Business Marketing Association (BMA) in the marketing activation and video categories. The company’s marketing campaign celebrating the 50th anniversary of Solarban glass earned honors … Continue reading

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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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