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2009 News

PPG Commercial Coatings Launches Aquacron® Water-Based Product Line for Light Industrial Coatings

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – November 16, 2009 – PPG Commercial Coatings is pleased to offer the Aquacron® water-based product platform for light industrial applications. This environmentally-responsible product line includes a strong mix of primer and topcoat technologies designed to fit the highly varied light-industrial customer’s needs.

According to Megan Farkasovsky, PPG marketing specialist, Aquacron coatings are ideal for use on trailers, doors, agricultural and construction components, airline handling equipment, electrical transmission equipment, and similar spray-and-ship applications.

“These low-VOC, water-based products can be used by manufacturers under multiple application conditions,” Farkasovsky said. “They are a great complement to our existing product offering.”

Key features of the Aquacron product line:

  • Fast air-dry primers and topcoats available with tiered performance offerings
  • Factory and custom colors available in gallons, pails, and drums
  • Quick response on color match, product requests, and small batch orders

For more information about Aquacron coatings, call 800-647-6050 or visit the PPG Commercial Coatings website at www.ppgcommercialcoatings.com.

PPG’s Commercial Coatings group offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets, including; polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, pre-treatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG Commercial Coatings products are marketed under several brand names, including Delfleet® Evolution, Delfleet Essential®, Commercial Performance Coatings and Amercoat®.

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Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2008 were $15.8 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.