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PPG Hires Deron Patterson to Lead Flat Glass International for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Deron Patterson is hardly a stranger to the benefits of insulating glass and high-performance low-E glass to building sustainability. A 14-year veteran to the U.S. glass industry, Patterson’s new job as PPG’s international sales manager, flat glass international for Latin America/the … Continue reading

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PPG to Invest $60 Million in New Manufacturing Facility in Lipetsk, Russia

PPG Industries has announced plans to invest $60 million in a new manufacturing facility and commercial operation for its coatings businesses in the Lipetsk region of Russia. The company anticipates completion of the project in the second half of 2015. … Continue reading

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One Flavor Shy of Dr. Pepper

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Dr. Pepper is known for its 23 flavors. The new Palomar Medical Center (PMC) in San Diego will be known for its 22 varieties of glass offering 736,000 square feet of green innovation. Designed by Los Angeles-based CO Architects, glass … Continue reading

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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 to Reinstate Coraflon Brand Name for FEVE Architectural Powder Coatings

PPG Industries’ coil and extrusion coatings group announced that its line of fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE)-based powder coatings will again be marketed under the Coraflon® brand name, reversing a previous decision to sell them under the Newlar™ brand name that … Continue reading

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PPG Heavy-Duty Equipment Coatings Plant Starts Operation in Tianjin

PPG Industries has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility for the production of heavy-duty equipment coatings in Tianjin, China. The Tianjin site also has installed equipment to help reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions and preserve the local … Continue reading

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PPG Names Sklarsky New CFO

PPG Industries has announced that Frank Sklarsky will become the company’s new chief financial officer as of August 1. Sklarsky, who had previously served as PPG’s executive vice president for finance, replaces David Navikas, who will move to a new … Continue reading

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PPG’s CEO Calls Second-Quarter Glass Sales “Disappointing”

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Not even a record-setting second quarter overall was enough to mask PPG chairman and chief executive officer Charles E. Bunch’s frustration with his company’s lower-than-expected glass sales. During this week’s release of second-quarter financial figures, the company revealed that glass … Continue reading

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Glass Sales Down Despite Record Second-Quarter Profits for PPG

PPG Industries reported record second-quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year, but company glass sales dipped in what chairman and chief executive officer Charles E. Bunch calls a “challenging” glass market. Overall, … Continue reading

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PPG’s Charles Bunch to Receive ICIS Kavaler Award

PPG Industries chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch has been tabbed as the recipient of The ICIS Kavaler Award in recognition of outstanding achievement, according to a PPG release. The award, which is sponsored by the Chemists’ Club, will be … Continue reading

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