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PPG’s Delaware, Ohio, coatings plant to host students on National Manufacturing Day

DELAWARE, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2017 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) will host students from four local school districts at its Delaware, Ohio, facility on Oct. 6 to mark National Manufacturing Day. The initiative is organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to address labor opportunities, connect with future generations of manufacturers and ensure success of the manufacturing industry.
Students from Buckeye Valley School District, Dempsey Middle School, Big Walnut School District and Plain City High School will meet PPG employees, receive a tour of the plant, and learn more about the plant’s operations, products and career opportunities.
PPG’s Delaware, Ohio, plant employs about 390 people. It produces resins and coatings for the automotive refinish and collision market, as well as resins for the packaging, industrial and automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market.
“We get excited to show students the plant and educate them about PPG every chance we get – especially on National Manufacturing Day,” said Chuck Kochanski, PPG plant manager, Delaware. “There are a variety of great, skilled jobs in manufacturing, and we’re always looking to educate and inspire the next generation of employees.”
At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.3 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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