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PPG to showcase technologies at China Composites Show 2014
PPG Industries will showcase its portfolio of fiber glass products and technologies at the China Composites Expo 2014, Sept. 3-5, along with hosting booth seminars (booth A501, Hall No. 1).

TRENDCAST Styling Directions presented at PPG consumer color show
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business presented TRENDCAST® Styling Directions 2014, a portable color tool kit developed for designers of consumer products, to more than 125 professional designers and students from the San Francisco area during two color shows in May.

Miami landmark built in 1965 features first installation of SOLARBAN glass
The Mutual of Omaha Regional Office in Miami was the first building to incorporate SOLARBAN® glass by PPG Industries, one of the first coated glasses engineered expressly to block solar radiation and thereby reduce air-conditioning-related energy consumption.

PPG supplies DURANAR and DURACRON metal coatings for Port of Miami Tunnel
PPG Industries’ coil and building products group announced that it supplied DURANAR® XL and DURACRON® coatings to the recently opened Port of Miami Tunnel, which is made up of two 4,200-foot-long highway tunnels that travel under Biscayne Bay, connecting the MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island to the Port of Miami on Dodge Island.

PPG donates $10,000 and products to U.S. Space and Rocket Center
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $10,000 to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) Foundation in Huntsville, Alabama, for scholarships to AVIATION CHALLENGE® programs at the center. Additionally, PPG Industries’ aerospace business, which operates a facility in Huntsville, has donated coatings to change the livery of an F-16 jet as a “Red Tail” commemorating Alabama’s Tuskegee Airmen who served the U.S. during World War II.

PPG donates $16,000 for Delaware, Ohio-area programs
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $16,000 to three Delaware, Ohio-area organizations for educational and human-services programs. Each grant was made on behalf of PPG Industries’ automotive refinish coatings facility in Delaware and represents PPG’s commitment to supporting local organizations that provide needed resources in the community.

PPG debuts redesigned, updated GlassNET site for glass ordering, tracking
PPG Industries’ flat glass business has launched GlassNET, a fully redesigned and updated version of its online order entry, inventory review and shipment tracking system for clear, tinted and coated PPG glass products.

PPG awards more than $340,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program
The PPG Industries Foundation announced that it is sponsoring more than $340,000 worth of undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students in communities where PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) operates through National Merit Scholarship Corp. in 2014, including 54 new four-year scholarships.

PPG Aerospace coatings help Jetstar celebrate 10th birthday with special livery
Orange can be an unforgiving color, even with aircraft coatings. But a basecoat-clearcoat system by PPG Industries’ aerospace business selected by Jetstar for its 10th-anniversary livery gave the airline reason to celebrate with an Airbus A320 aircraft painted orange, with white and black lettering and a white star, that should keep its good looks for years to come.

PPG supplies AQUALINK coating for Finish Coat by Weaber Lumber Company
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business announced that Weaber Lumber Company’s new line of Finish Coat interior trim products are protected by AQUALINK® coatings, a revolutionary, engineered, baked-on coating developed by PPG to bring exterior durability and factory-controlled finishes to interior wood trim and molding.

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