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2017

PPG’s Temple paint and coatings plant to host community event on National Manufacturing Day


TEMPLE, Texas, Oct. 4, 2017 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced it will host an informational community event on Oct. 6 at its Temple plant to mark National Manufacturing Day. This initiative is organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to address the skilled labor shortage, connect with future generations of manufacturers and ensure ongoing success for the manufacturing industry.
 
PPG’s event will enable the company to interact with and give back to the community, showcase what it does, and demonstrate the importance of manufacturing and the opportunities it presents. Attendees will tour the manufacturing and research and development facility, and view a demonstration of how PPG makes its products. The Temple plant employs about 60 people and manufactures a variety of adhesives, caulks and sealants, including the LIQUID NAILS® brand.
 
“We actively engage with the community because we want students and community members to understand what PPG does and the opportunities that are available to them through our company,” said Luis Santiago, PPG plant manager, Temple.
 
 
PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™
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.

 
We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Liquid Nails is a registered trademark of the PPG Group of Companies.


PPG Media Contact:
Mark Silvey
Corporate Communications
+1 412-434-3046
silvey@ppg.com
www.ppg.com