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PPG, J.E. Berkowitz Announce Glass Supply Milestone for the Tower at PNC Plaza

PPG Industries and glass fabricator J.E. Berkowitz, LP have announced that they have shipped about 50 percent of an order they received in 2013 to supply more than 400,000 square feet of fabricated vision glass panels for the Tower at … Continue reading

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Glass Industry and Related Companies Make Fortune’s Most Admired List

At first glance you might not think about glass when you see the name “Berkshire Hathaway,” but the company, led by Warren Buffet, does in fact have a place in the industry. MiTek Industries, a Berkshire-Hathaway company, acquired Portland, Ore.-based … Continue reading

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PPG Awarded Funding from DOE for Development of New Window Coating

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a dynamically responsive infrared (IR) window coating. The funding is part of an award of up to $750,000 being shared with project leader … Continue reading

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PPG’s Ted Krantz to Retire

Ted Krantz had little reason to suspect some 40 years ago that the sudden closing of one opportunity would lead to the opening of an even greater one. A young Nebraska police officer who was on disability at the time … Continue reading

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

Deron Patterson

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

Palomar Pomarado Health Medical Center West by CO Architects pho

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

Freedom Plaza (pre field finish)

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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