PPG enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire automotive specialty materials manufacturer REVOCOAT
PPG Industries today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with the AXSON Group to acquire REVOCOAT, a global supplier of sealants, adhesives and damper products for the automotive industry. PPG expects the transaction to close in the first quarter 2015, following the French works council consultation process, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
PPG and ASE honor Kevin Reyer as Master Refinish Technician of the Year
PPG Certified Master Technician Kevin Reyer has received the 2014 PPG/ASE Master Refinish Technician of the Year Award. The presentation took place at a special awards dinner during the recent National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) board of governors conference at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Two Los Angeles skyscrapers featured in retrospective of historic architectural glass
Citigroup Center and KPMG Tower, two landmark skyscrapers that have been fixtures on the Los Angeles skyline for more than 30 years, are part of an online retrospective celebrating the 50th anniversary of SOLARBAN® glass by PPG Industries.
PPG awards RMB 330,000 in scholarships to students from 10 Chinese universities in 2014
PPG Industries recently staged awarding ceremonies for its 2014 China Scholarship Program at 10 Chinese universities. PPG has sponsored scholarships for Chinese students each year since 2003. This year, the total scholarship amount reaches RMB 330,000.
PPG offers 10-by-10-inch paper color samples for select DURANAR coatings
PPG Industries’ coil and building products group is now offering 10-by-10-inch paper color samples of 10 popular DURANAR® coatings through www.requestppg.com, its on-demand sample- and literature-ordering portal.
PPG foundation supports Rome Grade School hands-on learning projects
Donna Burlison, customer service representative at PPG Industries’ industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, recently presented a PPG Industries Foundation check for $1,000 to Rome Grade School teachers Chad Beckham and Janelle Edwards to help them engage students through hands-on projects.
STARPHIRE glass by PPG featured in American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
STARPHIRE® ultra-clear glass by PPG Industries is integral to one of the country’s newest landmarks, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C.
GLIDDEN PROFESSIONAL Launches Marketing Toolkit for the Pros
The GLIDDEN PROFESSIONAL® brand, one of America’s most trusted and recognized professional paint brands, today announced the launch of a new marketing toolkit for the professional painter. This easy-to-use system is designed specifically for the Pros to provide necessary tools to help them promote their businesses.
PPG Aerospace to supply Gulfstream windows, assemblies for G500, G600 jets
PPG Industries’ aerospace transparencies group has been selected by Gulfstream to supply windshields, side cockpit windows and passenger-cabin window assemblies for the G500™ and G600™ business jets that will provide superior performance for operators and maximum efficiencies for Gulfstream. The passenger-cabin windows will use OPTICOR™ advanced transparency material to maintain optical clarity and provide a quieter cabin.
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SOLARBAN glass by PPG highlights prominent New York City landmarks
One United Nations Plaza and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York are among the historic buildings featured in an online retrospective celebrating the 50th anniversary of SOLARBAN® glass by PPG Industries, a trailblazing architectural glass that has been featured on many famous structures and specified by many famous architects to enhance the energy and environmental performance of buildings.