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Barberton Specialty Chemicals Plant

PPG Barberton, Ohio, is a technology producer of specialty chemicals located in the cities of Barberton and Norton, Ohio. Major products include: optical casting resins for eyewear applications; TeslinĀ® Synthetic Printing Sheets, a unique lightweight and strong printable material for a wide variety of applications including security, loyalty cards and other commercial applications; and design silicas used in the manufacture of paints, tires and reinforced rubber products. The plant began operation in 1900 as the company's first chemicals site, producing soda ash for glassmaking operations. Signficant awards: OSHA VPP Worksite (August 2009); ISO Quality Management Certified; Wildlife Habitat Certification (2009); Pillar Award (Smart Business Network/Medical Mutual) for Community Service (1998, 2004, 2005, and 2008)



Address

Barberton Specialty Chemicals Plant
4829 Fairland Road
Barberton, OH 44203
USA

Phone

330-825-0831

Fax

330-825-2199

Facility Type

Research - Optical Product and Silicas

Employees

79

Business Unit

Optical Products
Silicas

U.S. Congressional District

OH-13

State Senate

OH-27

State House

OH-41

Closest Airport

Akron-Canton Airport (CAK)

Closest City

Akron, Ohio

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 $14.8 billion in 2017. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets.

Media Contact

Mark Silvey (U.S.)
+1 412 434 3046
silvey@ppg.com

Worldwide Headquarters


PPG Industries, Inc.

One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272
USA
+1 412 434 3131