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History 

PPG Electrocoat Firsts

1965 - Filled the world's first automotive electrocoat tank

1969 - Issued patents for the ultrafiltration process

1971 - Filled the world's first cathodic industrial electrocoat tank

1971 - Designed and installed the first anolyte system to minimize waste

1978 - Commercially electrocoated automotive bodies with cathodic

1981 - Introduced high film build electrocoat cathodic epoxy electrocoat

1985 - Commercialized 4th Generation with reduced shrinkage

1990 - Commercialized 5th Generation with improved operating efficiency

1991 - Commercialized the first "two-coat electrocoat process"

1994 - Introduced 6th Generation Enviro-Prime® lead-free cathodic epoxy

1996 - Commercialized lead-free, low VOC cathodic epoxy electrocoat

1999 - Introduced Enviro-Prime® 2000 Global Lead-Free electrocoat

1999 - Introduced Power-Prime® two-coat electrocoat for automotive use

 
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