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Quanex Building Products Hires Cristina Murray as North American Director of Marketing

Quanex Building Products has named Cristina Murray its new North American director of marketing. Murray brings significant experience driving brand awareness and achieving market excellence in the B2B marketplace. “We are thrilled to have Cristina on board at Quanex as … Continue reading

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PPG Settles in Suit over Environmental Violations at Former Glass Plant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that PPG Industries has signed a settlement agreement, which includes a $1.2 million civil penalty, for environmental violations at its Ford City Disposal Site where toxic pollution from its glass manufacturing plant … Continue reading

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Court: PPG Industries Liable for Toxic Pollution from Glass Plant

A judge has ruled that PPG Industries Inc. is liable for toxic pollution that flowed for decades from its solid waste disposal area (SWDA) near its glass manufacturing plant in Ford City, PA, into the Allegheny River. On April 13, … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints New CFO

PPG Industries announced its board of directors elected Vincent J. Morales as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective March 1. He will replace Frank S. Sklarsky as CFO. Morales, who will report to chairman and CEO Michael … Continue reading

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Vitro CEO on PPG Deal: “We’re Very Excited”

On July 21, a blockbuster deal was announced in the glass business: PPG, which helped launch the industry in the U.S. 133 years ago, sold the assets of its flat glass division to Mexico-based manufacturer Vitro for $750 million in gross cash proceeds. In the days … Continue reading

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