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.
PPG sponsors 2014 Bring on the Heat China conference
PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business sponsored the recent 2014 Bring on the Heat China conference in Shanghai, hosted by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International and the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Changzhou Paint & Coatings Industry Research Institute.
PPG to showcase OPTIGRAY, SOLARBAN z75 glasses for commercial market at GlassBuild America
PPG Industries will introduce OPTIGRAY® glass, an ultra-neutral, warm-light-gray glass, during GlassBuild America, the Glass, Window and Door Expo, Sept. 9-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. PPG also will highlight new SOLARBAN® z75 glass while continuing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Solarban glass.
Residential glass, spacer products highlighted by PPG at GlassBuild America
PPG Industries will showcase SOLARBAN® 67 glass and INTERCEPT® Ultra and Intercept Blackline spacers at GlassBuild America, the Glass, Window and Door Expo, Sept. 9-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company also will recognize the 50th anniversary of Solarban glass, which has become an industry standard for commercial and residential glass performance, and display a sample of a low-emissivity (low-e) glass that is in development.
Save lives, protect critical assets with STEELGUARD coatings by PPG
PPG Industries has announced the release of new products within its market-leading STEELGUARD™ range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.
PPG reaches agreement to sell Mt. Zion float glass manufacturing facility
PPG Industries today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
PPG reports record second quarter net sales and earnings
PPG Industries today reported record second quarter 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $4.1 billion, up $199 million, or 5 percent, versus the prior year. Second quarter 2014 reported net income from continuing operations was $393 million, or $2.80 per diluted share. Second quarter 2014 adjusted net income from continuing operations was $398 million, or $2.83 per diluted share, which excludes $3 million after-tax, or 2 cents per diluted share, for pension settlement costs and $2 million after-tax, or 1 cent per diluted share, for acquisition-related costs.
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PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 67 cents per share
The board of directors of PPG Industries today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 67 cents per share, payable Sept. 12 to shareholders of record Aug. 11.