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PPG Works on Repairs at California Glass Facility

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PPG Industries has launched a $20 million repair project on its Fresno, Calif., flat glass facility. The company says it’s re-bricking its oxygen-fired glass furnace there after 15 years of continuous operation. “The purpose of the scheduled outage is to restore the furnace’s original … Continue reading

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PPG Makes New Executive Appointments

PPG announced multiple executive personnel changes this week. Among the appointments, the company named Jean-Marie Greindl senior vice president of global architectural coatings and president of PPG Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will cover all architectural coatings activities … Continue reading

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PPG Glass Sales Down, Overall Revenue Up in Fourth Quarter

PPG Industries today reported its fourth quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, which the company says is consistent with the prior year. However, glass segment net sales were $265 million for the quarter, down $7 million, … Continue reading

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PPG Signs Licensing Agreement for Kynar Product

PPG Industries’ coil and building products-exterior coatings group announced it is a licensee for Kynar ADS II polyvinylidene fluoride resin by Arkema Inc., a key ingredient in PPG’s Duranar air-dry system coatings. “The need for on-site repair is common with … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

PPG Industries has appointed Hervé Tiberghien vice president of human resources and Chris Caruso vice president of information technology. Tiberghien is currently the company’s senior director of global human resources. He will take over for Craig Jordan, who will retire … Continue reading

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Ultra-Clear Glass Helps Building Transformation Pop

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In a newly completed project in Beverly Hills, Calif., Architect Hagy Belzberg and glass fabricator Pulp Studio used PPG’s Starphire glass to transform a bland three-story office building into a stunning showcase for private equity firm Gores Group. The building’s two-layer façade … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints Two New Execs

PPG Industries announced a pair of executive appointments, naming Dave Cole vice president of architectural coatings, U.S. and Canada, and Ken West global vice president of packaging coatings. Cole was previously vice president of packaging coatings, and West most recently … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints David Bem as CTO

PPG Industries has appointed David Bem as vice president, science and technology, and chief technology officer-elect (CTO-elect), effective November 16. In the CTO role, Bem will succeed Charles F. Kahle II, who has announced plans to retire effective March 1, 2016. … 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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Glass Products and Machinery Offer Many Options at GlassBuild America

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For glass industry companies, GlassBuild America is one North American event that tends to draw the masses. From new equipment and machinery to glass and glazing supplies, the three-day event features hundreds of exhibitors. Glass manufacturers and suppliers make up … Continue reading

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