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7/20/2017
PPG reports second quarter 2017 financial results

7/20/2017
Heminger joins PPG board of directors

7/20/2017
PPG directors approve 13-percent dividend increase to 45 cents per share

7/20/2017
PPG to acquire coatings application services provider The Crown Group

7/11/2017
PPG introduces KWIKSPAR 600 and 600SG coatings for faster return-to-service

7/10/2017
New York’s iconic VIA 57 West finished with DURANAR coatings by PPG

7/6/2017
PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project in Switzerland at Rolle Castle Park

7/5/2017
PPG to host free seminar on newly revised UL fire standard

6/29/2017
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Villa Arconati in Milan

6/29/2017
PPG debuts MEASURECOLOR MOBILE platform for quick coating color selection

6/28/2017
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Quattordio, Italy

6/28/2017
PPG and PPG Foundation contribute $7.5 million for PPG Science Pavilion in Pittsburgh

6/27/2017
PPG to announce second quarter 2017 results July 20

6/22/2017
PPG Central Europe aerospace center approved for Airbus sealants packaging

6/21/2017
PPG Foundation grant helps New Hope kindergarten students explore careers

6/20/2017
Stop Waiting and Start Painting: OLYMPIC Paints and Stains by PPG widens window of opportunity for outdoor summer projects

6/19/2017
PPG video describes benefits of premixed and frozen sealant for aerospace uses

6/19/2017
PPG introduces heavy-duty, high volume mixers for high viscosity chemicals

6/19/2017
PPG video describes benefits of aerospace sealant caps for fuel tank fasteners

6/19/2017
PPG chrome-free aerospace sealants receive NATO Stock Numbers by UK MoD

6/19/2017
PPG names Bruno director of investor relations

6/19/2017
PPG experts and industry partners to highlight new automotive technologies at 2017 SURCAR Cannes congress

6/19/2017
PPG launches innovative aerospace sealant injection tool for channel seals

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PPG reports second quarter 2017 financial results

  • Net sales of $3.8 billion, up about 1 percent versus prior year
  • Reported earnings per diluted share from continuing operations of $1.95
  • Adjusted earnings per diluted share from continuing operations of $1.83, up 6 percent versus prior year including unfavorable impact from foreign currency
  • Initial selling price increases underway to address raw material cost inflation
  • Aggressive cost management; further benefits from 2016 restructuring program
  • Minimum of $3.5 billion of earnings-accretive focused cash deployment targeted in 2017 and 2018 combined

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Heminger joins PPG board of directors


Gary R. Heminger, chairman and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, has been elected to join its board of directors, effective immediately. He will serve on the PPG board’s audit committee and its nominating and governance committee.

Heminger has been chairman of Marathon Petroleum Corporation since April 2016 and its chief executive officer since July 2011. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is one of the largest independent petroleum product refining, marketing, retail and pipeline transportation companies in the United States and its Speedway subsidiary owns and operates one of the nation’s largest convenience store chains.
 
“Gary’s proven leadership and comprehensive understanding of the energy industry and experience overseeing all aspects of the company, with industrial, transportation and retail businesses, will add valuable depth as PPG continues to grow our operations throughout the world,” said Michael H. McGarry, PPG chairman and CEO.
  

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PPG to acquire coatings application services provider The Crown Group

PPG has reached a definitive agreement to acquire The Crown Group, a U.S.-based coatings application services business, from High Road Capital Partners and Charter Oak Capital Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.
 
Crown, headquartered in Warren, Michigan, is one of the leading component and product finishers in North America. The company applies coatings to customers’ manufactured parts and assembled products at 11 U.S. sites. Most of Crown’s facilities, which also provide assembly, warehousing and sequencing services, are located at customer facilities or positioned near customer manufacturing sites. The company serves manufacturers in automotive, agriculture, construction, heavy truck and alternative energy industries.

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3 High-Tech Coatings Making Air Travel Safer, Faster, Cooler And More Colorful


Forbes reports on the innovative ways PPG paints and coatings make commercial jets lighter, cooler and more efficient and shares a rundown of three state-of-the-art aerospace products: sealants, paints and coatings, and a word on what makes each so crucial.


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PPG and PPG Foundation contribute $7.5 million for PPG Science Pavilion in Pittsburgh

New STEM education facility at Carnegie Science Center targeted to open in 2018

PPG and the PPG Foundation recently announced contributions to Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh totaling $7.5 million. The largest donation in the center's history is earmarked for a new building that will be named the PPG Science Pavilion.

Scheduled for completion in 2018, the PPG Science Pavilion will house science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning labs; a two-story, 14,000-square-foot exhibitions gallery allowing for large touring exhibitions; PointView Hall, a conference and event space overlooking the city skyline; and new, expanded STEM education programs. With nine classrooms including a wet lab, the PPG Science Pavilion will enable Carnegie Science Center to offer more programs for children and adults, such as day camps for students and professional-development programs for teachers. The pavilion is the centerpiece of a more than $35 million SPARK! Campaign for Carnegie Science Center, which was launched in 2014.

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PPG recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best Large Employers


PPG is honored to be among America's Best Large Employers, according to a list published today by Forbes magazine. This is the second consecutive year Forbes has recognized PPG among the 500 most highly regarded employers in America, based on independent research findings.

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PPG ranks No. 1 on Fortune ‘Most Admired’ list within its industry sector


PPG ranks No. 1 in Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list in its industry sector.

The company moved to the top of the rankings with a score of 7.14. PPG ranked first in seven of the nine key reputation attributes used by Fortune, including people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment and global competitiveness.