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PPG enhanced windows for A320 Family demonstrating outstanding field service

PPG working with industry partners to develop innovative eco-friendly ship hull film system

PPG Foundation donates $95,000 for national science education initiatives

PPG debuts web content for SageGlass on ppgideascapes.com

PPG launches DRAGONHIDE ZRE finish system for high-corrosion applications

PPG aerospace coatings recreate historic paint schemes for Coast Guard aircraft

PPG PAINTS brand launches ‘Soulitude’ Color Collection with Vicente Wolf

Buy time, save lives and limit asset damage with waterborne STEELGUARD coatings by PPG

PPG debuts TRENDCAST Styling Directions 2016 color toolkit

PPG expands aerospace coatings development, color capabilities at UK facility

PPG opens state-of-the-art liquid coatings application development center at Oak Creek plant

Pagenaud of Team Penske races PPG-painted Chevy to victory

PPG sites in Asia Pacific region celebrate Earth Hour 2016

PPG announces executive appointments

PPG introduces GLIDDEN COMPLETE interior paint and primer for an exceptional value at WALMART stores

PPG to introduce Subsea coating system at OTC 2016

PPG passive fire protection coatings lab awarded UL Witness Test Data Program certificate

PPG reports sustainability progress, updates 2020 goals

PPG to exhibit display coatings, present paper at Display Week 2016

PPG donates paint for final space shuttle external tank journey

Pittsburgh Corning Plan of Reorganization becomes effective

HOMAX brand launches two ceiling textures for repairing orange peel and knockdown surfaces

SIKKENS PROLUXE Wood Finishes kicks off PROLUXE Perfection tiny house tour

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Tianjin turns waste heat into energy savings

What’s better than a hot shower after a long day at work? A shower with water that’s been warmed using waste heat.  In 2015, our Tianjin, China, location, installed a heat recovery system to use waste heat generated by an air compressor to warm water used in the employee shower area. The project saves 1,200 metric tons of steam and $34,000 annually.

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Colorful Communities Initiative

Through color, employee volunteers and a PPG commitment of $10 million, we’re transforming our neighborhoods around the world. See what a difference color can make.
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PPG opens state-of-the-art liquid coatings application development center at Oak Creek

PPG recenlty opened a $3 million state-of-the-art liquid coatings application development center at its Oak Creek, Wisconsin, plant. The new center includes advanced equipment that helps simulate industrial coatings customers’ manufacturing environments to ensure PPG coatings will be properly and consistently applied during their production processes. 

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PPG reports sustainability progress, updates 2020 goals

PPG has released its 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report, which details the company’s progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals.
The company announced the following progress in 2015:
  • Achieved 30 percent of sales from sustainable products, an increase of 50 percent since 2012.
  • Reduced energy intensity 23 percent since 2012.
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions intensity 17 percent since 2012.
  • Reduced its injury and illness rate 26 percent since 2012. 
  • Implemented a wellness program at 71 percent of its facilities. 
  • Implemented its community engagement framework at 65 percent of its sites.
  • Distributed $7.8 million in charitable contributions. 
  • Launched the 10-year, $10 million COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ global charitable initiative.
The report is available at sustainability.ppg.com.


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PPG – Our Story

Making the world a more protected and beautiful place is a big job. See how we create, invent and formulate the paints, coatings and materials that brighten the world for the next generation.

PPG Annual Report

The PPG 2015 Annual Report is now available. Visit the PPG Investment Center for details regarding the annual meeting of shareholders.

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