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PPG Donates $15,000 for Stark State College Barberton Satellite Center

PPG Industries Foundation has donated $15,000 to Stark State College for its Barberton, Ohio Satellite Center. A $10,000 grant this year and a $5,000 donation in 2012 were made on behalf of PPG Industries’ optical and specialty products manufacturing facility … Continue reading

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Industry Veteran Don Graham Passes Away

Donald “Don” Edward Graham passed away on June 1 after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was 65. Graham most recently served as managing sales director for the Indianapolis-based Blakley Corp.’s architectural wall systems division, having been with the … Continue reading

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PPG’s Boone Opens Up Regarding New Role

When it was announced recently that PPG Industries had named Bradley P. Boone as market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass, one window company representative called it “a great move by PPG.” USGNN.com™/USGlass magazine talked to Boone to learn more … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints Boone as Market Manager, Residential Glass Segment

PPG Industries has named Bradley P. Boone as market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass. A 33-year PPG veteran, Boone brings vast experience in the production of glass and in the technical support and marketing of glass products. For the … Continue reading

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April Newscast: A Look at a Washington, D.C., Center Contract Glazing Project and More

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The April edition of the USGlass newscast takes an inside look at an on-going contract glazing project in Washington, D.C., at the city’s new City Center. In addition, find out about a new website designed to provide glass education to … Continue reading

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Sinetar to Lead PPG North American Architectural Coatings Business

PPG Industries has announced that Scott Sinetar, vice president of architectural coatings for North America, will lead the company’s combined architectural coatings business in light of the recent acquisition of AkzoNobel’s architectural coatings business. Sinetar will report to Michael H. … Continue reading

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PPG Completes Acquisition of AkzoNobel North American Architectural Coatings Business

PPG Industries has finalized the previously announced acquisition of the North American architectural coatings business of Akzo Nobel N.V., based in Amsterdam. The transaction is valued at $1.05 billion. “We are pleased to have successfully completed this acquisition, the second-largest … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints Sklarsky as Executive Vice President of Finance

PPG Industries has added Frank S. Sklarsky as executive vice president of finance, effective April 15. He will report to chairman and CEO Charles Bunch. Also, effective August 1, Sklarsky will be named PPG executive vice president and chief financial … Continue reading

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Industry Companies Named to Fortune Magazine’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

PPG Industries, DuPont, Bayer and Dow are a few of the industry-related companies that were recently named to Fortune magazine’s 2013 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. In the chemicals category the rankings included: 1. BASF; 2. DuPont; 3. Bayer; … Continue reading

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GENE ’13 Opens Today with Snow, Seminars and Sealants

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Amid the snow storms rocking portions of the East Coast, Glass Expo Northeast™ (GENE) ’13 stood in defiance, opening with a bang today at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel and Golf Club in Hauppauge, Long Island, … Continue reading

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