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4/18/2019
PPG Marks Growth in 2018, 135th Anniversary at Annual Meeting

4/18/2019
Smith, Davis Join PPG Board of Directors

4/18/2019
PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 48 Cents Per Share

4/18/2019
PPG Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

4/17/2019
PPG Completes Acquisition of Automotive Coatings Manufacturer Hemmelrath

4/8/2019
PPG Appoints Devashish Saxena as Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

4/4/2019
PPG’s Susan Miller to discuss next-generation chip- and impact-resistant powder coatings at SAE WCX 2019

4/3/2019
PPG Announces Price Increase on Automotive Refinish Products in China

4/3/2019
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at FACE for Children in Need in Cairo

4/2/2019
PPG TESLIN label stock used with 3 Toshiba printing systems receives BS 5609 certification

4/1/2019
PPG Scientists, Process Honored With 2019 American Chemical Society ‘Heroes of Chemistry’ Award

4/1/2019
PPG’s Kathryn Shaffer to present advancement in edge corrosion protection at 2019 CoatingsTech Conference

3/29/2019
PPG Earns High Marks on 2019 Corporate Equality Index

3/28/2019
PPG Creates Automotive OEM Services Organization to Enhance Product, Service Portfolio for Vehicle Manufacturers

3/27/2019
PPG to Announce First Quarter 2019 Results April 18

3/26/2019
PPG names CHC Paint & Body Shop Supplies as automotive refinish Platinum Distributor of the Year

3/22/2019
PPG vice president delivers lecture at UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development

3/21/2019
PPG to debut industry-first powder coating technology at Powder Coating 2019

3/19/2019
PPG announces Team Penske primary sponsorship for 2019

3/19/2019
PPG Appoints Emily Elizer as Director, Government Affairs

3/15/2019
PPG completes first COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Yucatan, Mexico

3/12/2019
PPG introduces PPG POWERCRON 160 electrocoat in North America

3/5/2019
PPG announces 2019 show truck tour schedule

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Catherine R. Smith (L) and Steven A. Davis (R)

PPG welcomes Cathy R. Smith and Steven A. Davis to Board of Directors


Cathy R. Smith, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Target Corporation, and Steven A. Davis, former chairman and chief executive officer, Bob Evans Farms, Inc., have been elected to join its board of director. 

“PPG’s board of directors continually seeks to maintain an appropriate balance of directors with varying tenure, expertise and diversity. We are pleased that Cathy and Steve will join the board, as their significant and proven leadership experiences will help to further strengthen the company,” said Michael H. McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer. “Cathy’s experience in financial reporting, accounting and internal controls, and leading retail companies with a national and international footprint similar to PPG’s, brings valuable expertise to the board. Steve brings to the board significant experience managing a network of branded retail locations with a focus on customer service and experience.”

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PPG Completes Acquisition of Automotive Coatings Manufacturer Hemmelrath


“We are excited to add Hemmelrath to our robust and diversified automotive coatings offering. This acquisition is another step forward in our strategic growth plan that will provide further value to our customers and shareholders,” said Michael McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer.

Headquartered in Klingenberg, Germany, Hemmelrath is manufacturer of coatings for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

“The fit between Hemmelrath and PPG is complementary. The acquisition will enhance PPG’s automotive coatings offering, and add formulating and manufacturing solutions,” said Rebecca Liebert, PPG senior vice president, automotive coatings.

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PPG and Avery Dennison to commercialize eco-friendly foil system for ship hulls


PPG and Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions will commercialise self-adhesive fouling release foil for ship hulls. The foil was developed as part of the eSHaRk project, a consortium of the world’s leading marine experts and engineers working together to create an innovative new fouling protection system. 

Avery Dennison will market the foil solution to the leisure sector under the brand name Mactac MacGlide.

PPG will market the product as PPG SIGMAGLIDE Foil to the commercial marine sector, focusing primarily on smaller vessels that suit the foil’s manual application. 

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PPG Appoints Devashish Saxena as Vice President and Chief Digital Officer


PPG welcomes Devashish Saxena as vice president and chief digital officer.

In this new role, Saxena will lead the company’s digital transformation, creating a sustainable digital organization to unlock customer value through enhancement, connectivity, automation, insights and innovation


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Take a look behind-the-scenes of PPG's Coatings Services facility in Asheboro N.C.


Looking at a car’s interior you’ll see a lot of painted parts. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how those parts get ‘painted’ at PPG’s coatings services plant in Asheboro, NC, which is one of several facilities worldwide.

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PPG ranks on Fortune ‘Most Admired’ list for 11 consecutive years

PPG is again included on Fortune magazine's 2019 “World's Most Admired Companies" list in the chemicals sector. PPG has been included on this list for 11 consecutive years. 

PPG was also recently named to Forbes' “Canada's Best Employers 2019" list.

PPG recognized as one of Forbes 2019 Best Employers for Diversity!

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PPG Earns High Marks on 2019 Corporate Equality Index

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