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12/28/2017
PPG to announce fourth quarter and full-year 2017 results Jan. 18
PPG announces details for its fourth quarter and full-year 2017 earnings release and teleconference call.

12/19/2017
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center
PPG announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project that helped revitalize CHILD’S WAY®, a Pediatric Extended Care Center (PECC) at The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG volunteers and paint products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world, such as in Pittsburgh, PPG’s global headquarters city.

12/19/2017
PPG announces price increase for precipitated silica products
PPG announced that it is raising prices by up to 6 percent for sodium silicate and all precipitated silica grades globally. The increase will take effect Jan. 1, 2018, or as contracts allow, and applies to all end-use segments.

12/14/2017
PPG board of directors authorizes $2.5 billion share repurchase program
PPG announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of $2.5 billion of outstanding common stock. The authorization is effective immediately, does not expire and gives management discretion in determining the conditions under which shares may be purchased. 
 

12/11/2017
PPG completes third COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in San Juan del Río
PPG recently completed its third COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in San Juan del Río, Mexico, with the revitalization of a fire station in the state of Queretaro. 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 San Juan del Río, where PPG operates a coatings plant and its Mexico headquarters office.
 

12/7/2017
PPG Foundation donates $40,000 to University of Akron polymer research mentorship program
The PPG Foundation today announced a $40,000 grant to the University of Akron’s (UA) College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering to support the school’s new polymer research mentorship program.

12/6/2017
PPG’s COMEX brand earns National Technology and Innovation Award for VINIMEX Total paint
PPG’s COMEX® brand recently announced that its VINIMEX® Total paint earned a National Technology and Innovation Award (PNTI) in the marketing category.

12/5/2017
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Industrial Park of Pilar in Argentina
PPG announces the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project at the Industrial Park in Pilar that helped revitalize the site’s bus shelters. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG volunteers and paint products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world, such as in Pilar, where PPG operates Industrial, Automotive OEM, Automotive Refinish and Packaging Coatings facilities.
 

12/4/2017
PPG completes $1.4M investment at Saint-Just-en-Chaussée automotive adhesives and sealants facility
PPG announces the completion of a $1.4 million investment at its automotive adhesives and sealants (A&S) manufacturing and research and development (R&D) center in Saint-Just-en-Chaussée, France.

11/30/2017
PPG DURANAR coatings highlight MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino
PPG today announced that the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG DURANAR® coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica.

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