PPG submits offer to acquire majority interest in aerospace and automotive sealants businesses of Le Joint Francais
PPG Industries announced today that it has submitted an offer to acquire a majority interest in the aerospace and automotive sealants businesses of Le Joint Français (LJF). LJF is a supplier of sealants and adhesives products for the aerospace and automotive industries and has been a long-term licensee of PPG’s aerospace sealant technology.
PPG announces all-new brand to better serve independent dealers and paint professionals
Two legendary brands have now, officially, become one great paint. In an ongoing effort to better serve its long-valued customer base of independent retailers, PPG Architectural Coatings, a business of PPG Industries, today announced the launch of the all-new PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS® brand, combining the heritage and product excellence of both the PPG Pittsburgh Paints brand and DEVOE® Paint.
PPG 2015 show truck tour dates released
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has announced the 2015 appearance schedule of its colorful show truck. The truck, a popular crowd-pleaser at its tour stops, is a 75-foot 2007 Coronado Freightliner tractor-trailer rig. This year it sports a new paint scheme.
PPG adds video on weather-resistant design to online glass education center
PPG Industries has posted a new video about specifying glass to accommodate wind and snow loads to the PPG Glass Education Center, a comprehensive website that helps architects, specifiers, students and construction industry professionals learn more about designing, specifying and building with glass.
PPG expands HOBA coatings line for aerosols and tubes with new generation innovative coatings
PPG Industries’ packaging coatings business has announced that it will feature a new generation of innovative coatings for the protection of monobloc aerosol cans and aluminum and plastic tubes during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum in Paris, Feb. 4-5.
PPG helps usher in new era in collision repair education
PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has been heavily involved in a groundbreaking associate degree program in collision repair and refinishing technology at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) in Fayetteville, N.C. On Feb. 4, PPG and other collision industry leaders will celebrate the dedication of a new, state-of-the-art 25,000-square-foot collision center that houses the program on the FTCC campus.
PPG develops flexible nozzles for aerospace sealant application
PPG Industries has developed flexible nozzles that are easily shaped by hand at room temperature for use with cartridges to apply aerospace sealants. SEMBEND™ nozzles are available in SEMCO™ packaging and application systems by PPG.
PPG introduces PERFORMALOC advanced productivity coatings
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has introduced PERFORMALOC™ advanced productivity coatings, a new category of cross-linked coatings featuring a proprietary combination of low-volatile organic compound (VOC) resins that cure fast and hard, thus eliminating the need for baking or force-drying of metal parts.
PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Greece holds second customer event
PPG Industries in Greece recently followed up its first customer training seminar with a second event at its facility in Acharnai, Athens. The follow-up event enabled customers from local shipping companies to learn firsthand about a number of new technologies and products and to gain insight into essential aspects of the marine coatings business.
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PPG foundation supports Irvington Grade School participation in Education Days
Jeffrey Picard, batch maker at PPG Industries’ industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, helped obtain a PPG Industries Foundation grant for $1,000 for Irvington Grade School. School Superintendent David Schulte accompanied 65 students who participated in Education Days activities at Rent One Park, home of the Southern Illinois Miners baseball team.