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PPG Partners With United Way to Complete 9 COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Projects for Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:02pm

Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.

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  • Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties.
  • The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is grateful for hard-working volunteers and corporate and community leaders like PPG, said Bobbi Watt Geer, president and CEO, United Way.
  • PPG is excited to celebrate the fourth annual Colorful Communities Day of Caring in Greater Pittsburgh in partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, said Malesia Dunn, PPG executive director, PPG Foundation and corporate global social responsibility.
  • Since 2015, PPG has completed more than 270 Colorful Communities projects, impacting more than 5.3 million people in 39 countries.

PPG Printable Heating Technology to Be Highlighted at WardsAuto UX Conference

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 7:47pm

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) printable heating technology will be featured in a presentation during the WardsAuto UX (User Experience) Conference in Novi, Michigan, on Oct. 1.

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  • PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) printable heating technology will be featured in a presentation during the WardsAuto UX (User Experience) Conference in Novi, Michigan, on Oct. 1.
  • The printed heater can replace conventional heating elements in automotive vehicle seats and other applications.
  • The UX Conference focuses on vehicle electronics, software, active surfaces and other technologies that are transforming the way consumers use their vehicles.
  • We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project at Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:02pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among veterans in Pittsburgh.

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  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among veterans in Pittsburgh.
  • Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard was established in 1996 by Sidney Singer, a member of the Jewish War Veterans, Post 718, to provide a safe haven for military Veterans to continue their recovery from chronic mental illness.
  • The Colorful Communities program, PPGs signature initiative for supporting communities, aims to protect and beautify the neighborhoods where PPG operates around the world.
  • We protect and beautify the world and PPG Paints are trademarks and Colorful Communities and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
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PPG Completes 11 COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Projects Across U.S. in First Half of 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 6:32pm

The Colorful Communities program, PPGs signature initiative for supporting communities, aims to protect and beautify the neighborhoods where PPG operates around the world.

Key Points: 
  • The Colorful Communities program, PPGs signature initiative for supporting communities, aims to protect and beautify the neighborhoods where PPG operates around the world.
  • Since 2015, PPG has completed more than 235 Colorful Communities projects, impacting more than 5.3 million people in 36 countries.
  • PPGs global community engagement efforts and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG communities around the world.
  • We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and Colorful Communities and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

PPG Completes Acquisition of Specialty Materials Manufacturer Dexmet

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 9:43pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Dexmet Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty materials for surfaces in aerospace, automotive and industrial applications.

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  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Dexmet Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty materials for surfaces in aerospace, automotive and industrial applications.
  • Dexmet, headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut, was founded in 1948.
  • At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and specialty materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 years.
  • We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
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PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project at INFINITY Science Center in Mississippi

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 7:02pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project that helped revitalize the Saturn V first-stage booster, referred to as S-IC-15, on display at INFINITY Science Center in Pearlington, Mississippi.

Key Points: 
  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project that helped revitalize the Saturn V first-stage booster, referred to as S-IC-15, on display at INFINITY Science Center in Pearlington, Mississippi.
  • The project brought together nearly 50 employee volunteers from PPG, INFINITY Science Center and NASA, who spent a half-day painting the centers largest space attraction.
  • 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 Mississippi, where PPG operates 3 PPG PAINTS stores and sells PPG products through 48 local independent retailers.
  • Located in southern Mississippi off Interstate 10 and just minutes from NASAs Stennis Space Center, INFINITY Science Center is a non-profit science museum offering a blend of space, Earth science, engineering and technology content.

PPG Opens New Distribution Center in Flower Mound, Texas

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:02pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has opened a new, nearly 450,000-square-foot (41,800-square-meter) facility in Flower Mound, Texas, making it the largest distribution center for architectural paints and coatings in the companys U.S. and Canadian network.

Key Points: 
  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has opened a new, nearly 450,000-square-foot (41,800-square-meter) facility in Flower Mound, Texas, making it the largest distribution center for architectural paints and coatings in the companys U.S. and Canadian network.
  • Centrally located in the Lakeside Ranch Business Park in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the distribution center serves more than 1,000 PPG PAINTS stores, national retailers and independent retailers in the southwest U.S. region.
  • At PPG, meeting our customers needs is our top priority, said Don Donatelli, PPG director, distribution and logistics, architectural coatings.
  • We protect and beautify the world and PPG Paints are trademarks and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
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PPG to Announce Strategic Business Review Results May 21

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:15pm

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it will hold a teleconference call on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9 a.m.

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  • PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it will hold a teleconference call on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9 a.m.
  • ET to provide information on its recently completed strategic business review.
  • In January, the company communicated that it would complete a strategic review of its business portfolio by the end of the second quarter.
  • We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
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PPG Advances Sustainability to Protect and Beautify the World

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 3:13pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today published its 2018 Sustainability Report, detailing the companys performance and progress against its 2025 sustainability goals that contribute to its purpose and promise: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD.

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  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) today published its 2018 Sustainability Report, detailing the companys performance and progress against its 2025 sustainability goals that contribute to its purpose and promise: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD.
  • Our dedicated workforce continues to drive sustainability deeper into our global operations, said Michael H. McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer.
  • PPG launched a new set of sustainability goals in 2018, guiding the company to further embed sustainability into its day-to-day operations and measure its progress.
  • We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and Colorful Communities and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
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PPG Appoints Emily Elizer as Director, Government Affairs

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 3:02pm

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced the appointment of Emily Elizer as director, government affairs, effective March 18.

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  • PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced the appointment of Emily Elizer as director, government affairs, effective March 18.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190319005603/en/
    Emily Elizer joins PPG as director, government affairs.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    In this role, Elizer will lead the companys government affairs activities, including international and domestic public policy, political engagement, the PPG Political Action Committee (PPG PAC) and related compliance activities.
  • She then served as a government affairs representative before being appointed manager of government affairs.