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PPG, Haley-Greer Play Big Roles at the George W. Bush Presidential Center

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The challenge was to not only give the building the kind of aesthetically-pleasing appearance befitting a former American president, but to do so with the environment and energy savings in mind. Officials from PPG Industries and Dallas-based Haley-Greer Inc. had … Continue reading

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PPG Industries Foundation Awards U.S. College Scholarships

The PPG Industries Foundation is sponsoring 55 new four-year undergraduate college scholarships in the United States this year. The scholarships include 18 plant community scholarships (for students living in communities near PPG facilities), two national achievement scholarships (for African-American students), … Continue reading

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PPG Donates $50,000 to Math & Science Collaborative

The PPG Industries Foundation donated $50,000 to the Math & Science Collaborative (MSC), a program operated by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit that helps K-12 educators gain a better understanding of how mathematical and scientific practices are used in the workplace. … Continue reading

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PPG Issues 2012 Sustainability Report

PPG Industries today announced the launch of its new sustainability vision, values and goals issued in the 2012 PPG Corporate Sustainability Report. This sustainability “framework” follows more than a year of in-depth internal and external analysis to determine what is … Continue reading

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PPG Reports High Flat Glass Volumes for First Quarter

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PPG Industries has reported that its glass segment sales were $256 million for the first quarter of 2013, matching the prior year’s sales for the same quarter. Company officials say higher flat glass volumes were more than offset by lower … Continue reading

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AEC Presents Volunteer of the Year Awards

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) recently presented two “Volunteer of the Year Awards” during its Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, held at its March meetings. This year’s awards went to Gary Jones, operations manager for Ilsco Extrusions Inc. in Greenville, Pa., and … Continue reading

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Glassfab Tempering Receives PPG Certification

Glassfab Tempering Services Inc. of Tracy, Calif., has received certification from PPG Industries to produce all of the company’s high-performance coated products. “We are extremely proud to have received the certification,” says Mike Goldfarb, vice president of sales and marketing … Continue reading

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McGarry to Lead PPG’s Flat Glass Business

Michael McGarry

PPG Industries has appointed Michael H. McGarry, executive vice president, to lead the company’s flat glass businesses and its architectural coatings businesses in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. McGarry previously oversaw the company’s automotive refinish and … Continue reading

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PPG Expects Georgia Gulf Merger with Commodity Chemicals Business to Close Today

PPG Industries has announced that company officials expect its previously announced separation of its commodity chemicals business and its merger with a subsidiary of Georgia Gulf Corp. to be completed later today. Upon the completion of the merger, the combined … Continue reading

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PPG Sees Improvement in Flat Glass Market

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PPG Industries officials were optimistic about the future of the flat glass industry during a discussion of the company’s fourth-quarter 2012 results held this morning, despite a 6 percent drop in sales for the first quarter. “We think we have … Continue reading

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