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2/14/2018
PPG Kansai Automotive Finishes receives Nissan 2017 Regional Monozukuri Spirit Award for second consecutive year
PPG Kansai Automotive Finishes (PKAF), its joint venture with Kansai Paint, has received the Nissan 2017 Regional Monozukuri Spirit Award from the Nissan Group of North America for the second consecutive year.

2/13/2018
PPG and the PPG Foundation invested $10.5 million in communities across the globe in 2017
PPG and the PPG Foundation invested more than $10.5 million in communities worldwide in 2017. The funds, which support community sustainability and educational programming, will positively impact hundreds of community organizations in 29 countries where PPG employees live, work and play.

2/12/2018
PPG donates coatings for Air Heritage’s C-47B warplane restoration
PPG has donated aerospace coatings to Air Heritage in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, for restoring a C-47B Skytrain military transport aircraft known as Luck of the Irish. PPG provided DESOGEL™ EAP-9 adhesion promoter, DESOPRIME® HS 7233 high-solids military epoxy primer, and DESOTHANE® HS 8221 high-solids semi-gloss military and defense topcoat for Air Heritage volunteers to paint the aircraft as it looked when it flew its final World War II mission on May 28, 1945.

2/12/2018
PPG Foundation invests $62,000 in 12 Alabama organizations
The PPG Foundation completed grants totaling $62,000 to 12 Alabama organizations in support of educational programs during 2017. The grants were made on behalf of PPG’s aerospace facility in Huntsville, Alabama. 

2/12/2018
PPG Foundation invests more than $69,000 in 14 organizations on behalf of Aerospace business
The PPG Foundation completed grants totaling more than $69,000 to 14 organizations in support of educational programs during 2017. The grants were made on behalf of PPG’s aerospace business, which operates an administrative office and plant in Sylmar, California. 

2/7/2018
PPG Foundation invests $10,000 in Sierra Nevada Journeys science education programs
The PPG Foundation invested $10,000 in Sierra Nevada Journeys, which delivers innovative outdoor, science-based education programs for youth. These programs inspire natural resource stewardship and promote the development of critical thinking skills. The donation was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings manufacturing plant and distribution center in Reno.

2/7/2018
PPG Foundation invests $9,500 in Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana career readiness programs
The PPG Foundation invested $9,500 to support Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, which prepares and inspires young people to succeed in the global economy. The grant will support financial literacy and career exploration programs for high school students. The donation was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings business and 15 PPG PAINTS™ retail stores in Louisville.

2/7/2018
PPG Foundation invests nearly $10,000 in Dover STEM initiatives
The PPG Foundation invested $9,500 to support Delaware-area students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). PPG is committed to fostering continued innovations in technology and science and helping students realize their full potential in these fields. The donation was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings plant and distribution center in Dover.

2/7/2018
PPG Foundation invests $15,000 in Ohio STEM education events
The PPG Foundation invested $10,000 in the STEM in the Park event presented by the Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education at Bowling Green State University. The foundation also donated $5,000 to The Mavericks (FRC 2252), EHOVE Career Center’s FIRST® Robotics team in Milan, Ohio. The donations were made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings plant and distribution center in Huron.

2/7/2018
PPG Foundation invests $10,000 in STEM education nonprofit Girlstart
The PPG Foundation invested $10,000 to support Girlstart, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing girls’ interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through innovative, nationally recognized STEM education programs. The donation was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings business.

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