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PPG Foundation Donates $120,000 to Penn State Materials Research Program

The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $120,000 to the Pennsylvania State University for its Materials Research Institute (MRI) Student Assistantship Program and additional programming, according to a release from the company. “PPG Industries values Penn State’s MRI programs because they … 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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PPG Foundation Awards Nearly $325,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program

The PPG Industries Foundation announced it is sponsoring nearly $325,000 in undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students through National Merit Scholarship Corp. in 2015, including 53 new four-year scholarships. “The PPG Industries Foundation has been helping academic dreams come true … 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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New Olin Business School Buildings Have Eye on the Sky

Photo: William Lemke, courtesy of Super Sky Products Enterprises LLC and Linetec.

A two-building addition to Olin Business School in St. Louis nearly doubled its footprint on the Washington University Danforth campus—and it couldn’t have happened without glass. Washington recently celebrated the 97th anniversary of Olin Business School with the dedication of … Continue reading

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GPD Focuses on Performance and Innovation

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In today’s GPD video we’re taking a look at several big discussion topics. These include tornado glazing as well as design elements for creating energy-efficient, high-performance facades. Watch the video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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Tower Added to PPG’s Authorized Manufacturing Program

Tower Insulating Glass is now certified as a member of PPG’s Authorized Manufacturing Program. The company is also an independent Guardian Select Fabricator and an AGC Authorized Residential Fabricator. “It’s always satisfying to be recognized by glass industry leaders,” says … 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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AIA Exhibitors Showcase Glass Innovations

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Architects visiting this year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention have found plenty of options when it comes to glass. Exhibitors are featuring solutions that can help create an attractive, high-performance façade. YKK AP also debuted its fourth video. … Continue reading

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Bullitt Center Latest to Gain Living Building Challenge Certification

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Credit: PPG Industries/Tom Kessler.

The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy “that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to rapidly diminish the gap between current limits and the end-game … Continue reading

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