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PPG reports second quarter 2017 financial results

PPG introduces KWIKSPAR 600 and 600SG coatings for faster return-to-service

New York’s iconic VIA 57 West finished with DURANAR coatings by PPG

PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project in Switzerland at Rolle Castle Park

PPG to host free seminar on newly revised UL fire standard

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Villa Arconati in Milan

PPG debuts MEASURECOLOR MOBILE platform for quick coating color selection

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Quattordio, Italy

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

PPG to announce second quarter 2017 results July 20

PPG Central Europe aerospace center approved for Airbus sealants packaging

PPG Foundation grant helps New Hope kindergarten students explore careers

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

PPG video describes benefits of premixed and frozen sealant for aerospace uses

PPG introduces heavy-duty, high volume mixers for high viscosity chemicals

PPG video describes benefits of aerospace sealant caps for fuel tank fasteners

PPG chrome-free aerospace sealants receive NATO Stock Numbers by UK MoD

PPG names Bruno director of investor relations

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

PPG launches innovative aerospace sealant injection tool for channel seals

PPG COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project brings color to Wuhu School for the Blind

PPG marks completion of 45 million euros paint and coatings facility in Lipetsk, Russia

PPG receives PMA for Airbus A320 enhanced-design sliding cockpit windows

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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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PPG debuts MEASURECOLOR MOBILE platform for quick coating color selection

PPG debuts MEASURECOLOR MOBILE platform for quick coating color selection

Color matching in the lab takes time, which is why PPG's industrial coatings business recenly launched MeasureColor Mobile platform, an innovative cloud-based color platform that combines a color-matching app and hand-held scanning device to immediately identify color matches to PPG industrial coatings products.

MeasureColor Mobile improves the speed and accuracy of color selection and results are immediate, so customers can place orders for the products they need right on the spot.

The app contains industry-standard color communication and color-match systems used around the world, such as MUNSELL COLOR™, RAL® and Federal Standard 595C, as well as thousands of architectural paint colors that can be instantly cross-referenced to a corresponding PPG-stocked color.

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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 COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project brings color to a local park and playground in Switzerland at Rolle Castle Park

We recently completed another COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Rolle, Switzerland, that brought color to a local park and playground used by area residents and tourists visiting Rolle Castle..

The project brought together more than 30 PPG employees to volunteer for a day revitalizing the park and playground. PPG provided about $15,500, as well as about 110 liters (29 gallons) of SEIGNEURIE GAUTHIER® paints. The city of Rolle served as project partner.
Volunteers refreshed the paint and created a mural on the exterior of a park building. Swings and other playground equipment also received a fresh coat of paint, and a colorful hopscotch now adorns a park pathway.
“PPG is committed to protecting and beautifying the communities in which it operates, and we are pleased to help ensure residents and tourists have a colorful experience when they visit this park and playground that are within walking distance of Rolle Castle and our European headquarters,” said Jean-Marie Greindl, senior vice president, global architectural coatings and president, PPG EMEA.

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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 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.