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8/3/2015
PPG takes Styling Directions Surface Trend presentation to top art, design schools

7/29/2015
PPG Aerospace qualifies basecoat-clearcoat exterior topcoat systems at Airbus

7/28/2015
PPG opens PPG PAINTS stores in Pittsburgh

7/28/2015
Somerset Hardwood Flooring joins PPG CERTIFIED APPLICATOR PROGRAM group

7/27/2015
PPG introduces qualified redesigned sliding cockpit windows for A320 Family

7/27/2015
PPG to showcase SOLARBAN 90, OPTIGRAY glasses at GlassBuild America

7/24/2015
PPG foundation supports Woodstock High School WiSE club outreach efforts

7/23/2015
Goodguys names Alloway-built, PPG-painted Chevy Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year

7/22/2015
PPG publishes data sheet for SOLARBAN z75 and SOLARBAN z50 glasses

7/21/2015
GLIDDEN Paint by PPG to Open ‘Colortopia’ Exhibit in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot

7/21/2015
PPG foundation awards nearly $325,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program

7/21/2015
PPG earns NSF certification for four products, two coating systems for water tanks

7/21/2015
PPG showcases fastener coating solutions at 2015 Fastener Expo Shanghai

7/20/2015
PPG debuts SPECTRACRON SEP wet-on-wet primer for heavy-duty equipment

7/20/2015
PPG to sponsor FenderBenderLive.com 2015 NACE coverage

7/16/2015
PPG reports record second quarter net sales and earnings per share

7/16/2015
McGarry elected PPG president and CEO

7/16/2015
PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share

7/8/2015
PPG names McKenna national architectural manager, southeast region

7/8/2015
PPG supporting Speedway Children's Charities with Track Walk fundraiser

7/7/2015
OLYMPIC brand by PPG introduces ASSURE Interior and Exterior Paint at LOWES stores

7/7/2015
THE VOICE OF COLOR program provides trends color palettes for targeted markets in The Book of Now

7/6/2015
Now showing on your computer screen: Paint help from CIL Paint

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PPG opens PPG PAINTS stores in Pittsburgh

Renovates, rebrands 16 new ‘Hometown Paint Stores’ as part of national paint store network

PPG is renovating the 16 stores, which were acquired from two independent paint retailers in 2014, to dramatically enhance the customer experience with expanded store footprints, customer-friendly service counters, industry-leading color selection tools and colorful, well-lit interiors. Interior walls are branded with PPG’s signature blue and large colorful stripes that reflect the PPG Paints logo, which also appears on a fleet of approximately 20 delivery vehicles that serve the Pittsburgh area.

The introduction of the new PPG Paints store brand in the Pittsburgh market is part of a national rollout of PPG Paints stores. PPG’s 635 company-owned stores across the U.S. will now operate under the PPG Paints brand name. PPG Paints is the second largest paint store network in the U.S.


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PPG to sponsor FenderBenderLive.com 2015 NACE coverage

Daily reporting includes news, videos, photos and more

For the fifth consecutive year, PPG's automotive refinish coatings business is the exclusive paint sponsor of FenderBenderLive.com, FenderBender magazine’s website for coverage of NACE, the International Autobody Congress & Exposition. The 2015 event is being held July 21-25 in Detroit at Cobo Center. The first two days are dedicated to education and seminars, with the Exposition portion beginning July 23.

Since teaming with PPG and launching in 2011, FenderBenderLive.com has served as a one-stop source for comprehensive NACE show coverage. This year’s reporting begins July 22 and continues throughout the show. The site will feature interviews with industry professionals and exhibitors, photo galleries from the show floor and the latest event news.

GLIDDEN Paint by PPG to Open ‘Colortopia’ Exhibit in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot

New colorful, interactive experience to open to park guests this fall


The GLIDDEN® paint brand is rolling out a new colorful world in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot, part of the Walt Disney World Resort. The paint brand known for a rich tradition of innovation and color inspiration has collaborated with Walt Disney Imagineers to create a highly interactive color experience called “Colortopia”. Opening to park visitors in fall 2015, construction is currently underway to bring the Colortopia experience to life for children and adults of all ages.

“Pairing the magic of the park experience with the magical role color plays in our lives is an exciting opportunity for the Glidden brand,” said Mark Lancia, senior brand manager, Glidden brand of PPG Architectural Coatings.

“We’re excited to share the Colortopia experience with the park’s visitors from around the world.” Guests to the Colortopia exhibit will encounter unique interactions through fun and surprising hands-on activities. Park visitors will be able to extend the Colortopia exhibit experience throughout Epcot and to their own homes with a mobile application and website set to launch later this year.

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PPG seminar attracts custom car celebrities


A hands-on automotive custom restoration seminar sponsored by PPG’s automotive refinish coatings business in North America recently attracted custom professional custom builders, hobbyists and vocational technology students from across the country. Custom car world celebrities who attended the event at PPG’s Business Development Center in Wixom, Michigan included Charley Hutton of Charley Hutton's Color Studio, Idaho; Randy Borchering of Painthouse, Texas; Ryan Korek of Korek Designs, Pennsylvania; and the paint team from Detroit Speed, Inc., North Carolina.

The three-day event, part of a series of PPG custom training classes, provided instruction in PPG processes and products for successfully prepping and painting automotive restoration projects. The workshop highlighted the popular VIBRANCE COLLECTION® custom paint finishes. Guests also received copies of PPG’s new Custom Restoration Guide, which presents details of standard operating procedures for custom builds and restorations, and provides practical real-world insights into the restoration process. The next seminar is scheduled for September 15-16 in Naperville, Illinois.

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Michael H. McGarry elected PPG president and CEO

Bunch named executive chairman


PPG recently announced Michael H. McGarry will become President and CEO, effective Sept.1, 2015. McGarry will join the company’s Board of Directors immediately.

McGarry, 57, who has served as PPG’s President and Chief Operating Officer since March, will succeed Chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch in the role of CEO. Bunch, who has led PPG for the last decade, will continue as Executive Chairman.


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PPG Community Engagement


Since our company’s founding in 1883, PPG has been committed to giving back to the communities where the company has a presence. Over the years, we have donated millions of dollars to organizations that make a positive impact in people’s lives, and our employees have dedicated thousands of hours through volunteering.

Our vision is simple: We aim to create brighter and more colorful communities.


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