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PPG announces 2017 Show Truck appearance schedule
The colorful PPG Show Truck will begin its 2017 tour of America on March 10, with the Goodguys 8th Spring Nationals at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona. It’s the first of 20 appearances on the popular truck’s 2017 schedule, announced today by PPG. The appearances include car, truck and hot rod shows and events sponsored by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association and other prominent automotive enthusiast groups.

PPG coatings create showpiece finish for Carrington livery
When Carrington Holding Co. took delivery of its first Bombardier* Global Express XRS* business jet, company officials said they were impressed with the aircraft from the interior to its custom paint job. PPG aerospace coatings in metallic blue, metallic titanium and Las Vegas Gold dazzle beneath the white fuselage, engine cowling and vertical stabilizer that are accented by a special-effect paint appropriately named Carrington Pearl Blue.

PPG Foundation grant supports student podcasting and broadcasting at Wayne City High School
Quality Supervisor Steve Smith of the PPG industrial coatings plant in Mount Vernon, Illinois, sponsored a PPG Foundation grant for more than $500 to support a student-led technology initiative at Wayne City High School. The grant funds went toward purchasing two broadcast headsets and an audio mixing board used by students along with computer-based editing tools to produce podcasts, game broadcasting and announcements.

PPG to highlight automotive coatings at 2017 NAIAS
PPG will present a full range of automotive coatings solutions during preview days at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit’s Cobo Center, Jan. 11-12. As one of few companies worldwide to manufacture coatings in every major technology platform, PPG will use video and product exhibits to demonstrate coatings systems designed and engineered to protect and beautify virtually every surface in, on or under an automobile.

Local PPG PAINTS stores offer Pittsburgh Penguins ‘Golden Ticket’ promotion
PPG today announced that it is participating in the Pittsburgh Penguins “Golden Ticket” sweepstakes to help celebrate the NHL team’s 50th anniversary season. Fans visiting any of the 18 Pittsburgh-area PPG PAINTS™ stores between Monday, Jan. 9, and Friday, Feb. 3, can submit an entry for a chance to win a PPG-sponsored Penguins® Golden Ticket prize package including a 1-in-50 chance of winning the Grand Prize – two FedEx Level (lower bowl) Penguins season tickets for 20 years.

PPG completes acquisition of Romanian paint and coatings manufacturer DEUTEK
PPG today announced that it has completed its acquisition from the Emerging Europe Accession Fund (EEAF) of DEUTEK S.A., a leading Romanian paint and architectural coatings manufacturer that reported sales of 30 million euros in 2015. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Speedway Children’s Charities names PPG 'Sponsor of the Year'
The New Hampshire chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) has honored PPG by naming it Sponsor of the Year for 2016. This is the second time in three years that the organization has recognized PPG as its Sponsor of the Year.

PPG reaches agreement with Knauf for sale of Plaka plasterboard business
PPG today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its Mexico-based Plaka plasterboard and cement-board business to Knauf International GmbH. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2017, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Whare Koa Mangere Community House in New Zealand
PPG today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Mangere, New Zealand, near Auckland that helped to revitalize Whare Koa Mangere Community House. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG volunteers and products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world, such as in Auckland, where PPG has an industrial coatings manufacturing facility and a multibusiness sales office.

PPG to announce fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results Jan. 19, 2017
PPG announces details for its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 earnings release and teleconference call, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.

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