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PPG to Celebrate Solarban Milestone

In commemorating the 50th anniversary of Solarban, PPG Industries will host a retrospective of modern and historic buildings constructed with Solarban products both online and at certain trade shows through the end of 2014. The website, www.SolarbanGlassLegacy.com, and expositions will … Continue reading

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View the June Newscast for News from AIA

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In USGlass magazine’s June newscast, look for the latest video interviews from the American Institute of Architects convention taking place this week in Chicago. Continue reading

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New Glass Labyrinth in Kansas City a Real Piece of Work

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Creating a large piece of art takes a lot of coordination, particularly when it isn’t technically being “built” by the artist. It takes even more coordination when the art includes 53 large glass panels and a structure weighing more than … Continue reading

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PPG to Manufacture Starphire® Glass Using Oxy-Fuel Furnace in Fresno

PPG Industries will begin manufacturing Starphire ultra-clear glass using oxy-fuel furnace technology at its float glass plant in Fresno, Calif. The glass was formerly manufactured only at PPG’s central Pennsylvania plant. According to Patrick J. Kenny, PPG director of marketing, … Continue reading

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PPG Recognized by CIO Magazine

PPG Industries is a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 in CIO magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). “Receiving the CIO … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Building Presence in Better Plants Initiative

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Under the Better Buildings Initiative, the Department of Energy seeks to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and industrial buildings by 20 percent by 2020. A key component of that initiative is Better Plants, which the DOE’s Andre de Fontaine discussed … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Affirms PPG’s Implementation of Wage Structure, Cuts Didn’t Violate Union Arbitration Award

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed May 9 that PPG Industries Inc. didn’t violate a past arbitration award to the United Steelworkers and Local Union 193-G, despite contrary arguments by the union. According to court documents, … Continue reading

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More from China Glass: Deron Patterson Gives First-Hand Report

Deron Patterson, international sales manager, flat glass international, for PPG Industries, traveled to China recently to take part in the China Glass Expo, which took place in Shanghai. “The Shanghai glass show has been very informative and busy at our … Continue reading

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Glass Sales Contribute to PPG’s Record First-Quarter

In its first-quarter results, PPG Industries reported its glass segment saw net sales increase from last year. According to the report, net sales were up 4 percent from last year, totaling $266 million for the quarter. That $10 million boost, … Continue reading

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Tecnoglass Names New VP of Business Development

Ted Krantz joined Colombia-based Tecnoglass as the company’s vice president of business development. Most recently Krantz served as director of skyline quality standards with PPG; he retired from there on March 1. According to a statement from Tecnoglass, “It’s not … Continue reading

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