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PPG Awarded $2.1 Million by DOE to Help Automate PV Module Manufacturing

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has received a $2.1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help design and pilot a rapid photovoltaic (PV) module assembly process that uses automation. The process is designed to eliminate time … Continue reading

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PPG Reports Glass Segment Sales of $264 Million for Fourth Quarter

PPG Industries announced yesterday that its glass segment net sales were $264 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, up $23 million from the same period of the previous year. Additionally, the glass segment saw earnings of $22 million for … Continue reading

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PPG Officials Say Operations Unaffected by Glass Leak at Texas Plant

PPG Industries officials say the recent glass leak on one of its float tanks at its Wichita Falls, Texas, facility, have not affected its remaining operations. “This line in question was in the process of being drained for a planned … Continue reading

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PPG Industries Returns to Exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ 2014

The Glass TEXpo™ show floor will once again include PPG Industries as an exhibitor for the upcoming expo. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, April 10-11, … Continue reading

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PPG Issues Price Increase

PPG Flat Glass has announced a price increase on its primary glass products, effective December 2. The company attributes the increase to “material, operating and distribution costs despite continuing implementation of productivity improvements and cost mitigation efforts.” “To provide sufficient … Continue reading

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PPG Donates Winter Supplies to Yushu County in China

PPG Industries employees from 11 sites in China recently donated clothing, bedding and school supplies for people in Yushu County, Qinghai Province. The “warm winter” program has been led by PPG volunteers for six consecutive years, and this year PPG … Continue reading

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PPG Names Patterson International Sales Manager for Latin America

PPG Industries has named Deron Patterson international sales manager, flat glass international. A 14-year sales veteran in the U.S. glass industry, Patterson has been handling architectural accounts in Texas, Louisiana and Mexico for the past seven years while also conducting … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Record Third-Quarter Results

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PPG enjoyed record third-quarter results, and the company has improved glass segment sales to thank in some small part for it. The company’s glass segment netted $278 million for the quarter, an increase of $16 million year over year. Volumes … Continue reading

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IGMA Announces 2014 Annual Conference Dates

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has announced that its 2014 Annual Conference and Insulating Glass Educational Seminar will be held March 4-7, 2014, at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The combined event will feature informative lunch … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturers Save $1 Billion, 11 Million Tons of CO2 Through Energy Efficiency Investments

PPG has float glass operations in Carlisle, Pa., Mt. Zion, Ill., Wichita Falls, Texas, and Fresno, Calif.

PPG Industries, Eastman Chemical Co., Saint-Gobain Corp. and Ingersoll Rand were among the more than 120 manufacturers recognized last week by the Department of Energy (DOE) for making wise investments that reduced energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while improving … Continue reading

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