PPG Receives Favorable Ruling from Federal Economic Competition Commission of Mexico on Comex Acquisition
PPG Industries today announced that it has received a favorable ruling from Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission on its previously announced agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. (“Comex”). PPG announced June 30, that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Comex in a transaction valued at $2.3 billion. PPG received approval from the National Foreign Investment Commission of Mexico in mid-October.
PPG completes acquisition of architectural paint distributor Westmoreland Supply
PPG Industries today announced that its North American architectural coatings business has completed its previously announced acquisition of Westmoreland Supply, an independent architectural paint distributor headquartered in Pittsburgh. Financial terms were not disclosed.
PPG recognized with Chairmans Awards for three projects at METALCON 2014
PPG Industries’ coil and building products group received three 2014 Chairman’s Awards from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at METALCON 2014, the only annual conference dedicated to metal construction products, technologies and solutions.
PPG distributor donates pink tugboat paint to increase breast cancer awareness
For more than 130 years, Moran Towing Corporation’s fleet of tugboats had been recognized for the signature white “M” painted on their stacks. This October, company President Ted Tregurtha and a donation of PITT-TECH® Plus marine paint from PPG Industries distributor Armorica Sales collaborated to adorn the well-known industry emblem in pink on 100 tugboats to promote breast cancer awareness.
Calgary landmarks set standard for energy efficiency with SOLARBAN glass
Two buildings in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada, constructed 34 years and less than a mile apart have two things in common: a legacy of environmental leadership, and shimmering facades fabricated with SOLARBAN® architectural glasses by PPG Industries.
PPG launches DELFLEET Evolution high-solids epoxy primers
The commercial coatings group of PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has introduced DELFLEET® Evolution F4935, F4936 and F4937 HS Epoxy Primers, a new series of high-solids, 2.1 VOC (volatile organic compound) primers with excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance over many different substrates.
Blue Paisley Named 2015 Color of the Year by PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS THE VOICE OF COLOR Program
The PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS® brand today named Blue Paisley, a lavish, almost-but-not-quite royal shade of blue, as its 2015 Color of the Year. Experts from PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), makers of PPG Pittsburgh Paints products, anticipate Blue Paisley will play a prominent role in home decor trends for the coming year as homeowners look to positively influence their lives and decisions with vibrant hues.
Morales of PPG to present at Baird Industrial Conference 2014
PPG Industries Vice President of Investor Relations Vince Morales will present at the Baird Industrial Conference 2014 in Chicago on Monday, Nov. 10, at 3:30 p.m. CT.
PPG glass helps Phipps Conservatory win Innovative Star award for CSL
PPG Industries announced that three of its environmentally advanced low-emissivity (low-e) glasses were instrumental in helping the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, win the Innovative Star award in the Alliance to Save Energy’s 2014 Star of Energy Efficiency awards. The alliance, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that promotes worldwide energy efficiency, presented the awards in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23.
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PPG to show its true colors at SEMA
PPG Automotive Refinish will make its colorful presence felt at the annual SEMA Show, Nov. 4-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. There will be plenty of action around booth 24501 as PPG Industries displays an array of brilliantly painted cars, bikes and even a boat—all reflecting today’s hottest trends in paint designs and finishes.