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PPG to exhibit fastener coatings at STAFDA show in Charlotte
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business will display its complete line of fastener coatings for the automotive and construction industries at the 2014 Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) trade show, Nov. 9-11 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina.
PITTSBURGH – (Nov. 6, 2014)

PPG recognized with Chairmans Awards for three projects at METALCON 2014
PPG Industries’ coil and building products group received three 2014 Chairman’s Awards from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at METALCON 2014, the only annual conference dedicated to metal construction products, technologies and solutions.
PITTSBURGH – (Oct. 31, 2014)

ECOBRITE organic inks for printing on glass available with adhesion promoter
PPG Industries’ performance glass coatings group announced that it now offers EcoBrite® organic inks with an in situ adhesion promoter that eliminates the need for silane pretreatment and makes printing colorful glass bottles and containers easier.
PITTSBURGH – (Oct. 21, 2014)

Steelscape offers graffiti-resistant DURANAR, CORAFLON coatings by PPG
PPG Industries’ building products group announced Steelscape is now offering metallic-coated and pre-painted steel with DURANAR® GR (graffiti-resistant) and CORAFLON® GR coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (Oct. 8, 2014)

PPG to display graffiti-resistant coatings at METALCON 2014
PPG Industries will display DURANAR® GR (graffiti-resistant) and CORAFLON® GR coatings and unveil several new concept colors for Duranar VARI-COOL® coatings at METALCON International 2014 in Denver’s Colorado Convention Center, Oct. 1-3.
PITTSBURGH – (Oct. 1, 2014)

PPG launches DURANAR ADS coatings for architectural metals
PPG Industries’ coil and building products coatings group has launched DURANAR® ADS (air-dried system) fluoropolymer coating, a newly-formulated product that surpasses the performance of the original Duranar ADS coating.
PITTSBURGH – (Sept. 26, 2014)

PPG publishes coil coating color guide for building products
PPG Industries’ coil and building products group has published the Building Products Coil Coatings Color Guide, an eight-page brochure featuring 100 coatings color samples categorized according to eight product lines and five resin chemistries.
PITTSBURGH – (Sept. 19, 2014)

PPG to highlight expanded line of DURANAR coatings at CONSTRUCT 2014
PPG Industries’ coil and building products-exterior coatings group will exhibit its complete line of DURANAR® coatings, including its ULTRA-COOL®, VARI-COOL®, powder and graffiti-resistant products, at CONSTRUCT 2014 in Baltimore, Sept. 10-11.
PITTSBURGH – (September 8, 2014)

PPG performance glass coatings group to exhibit at GlassBuild America
PPG Industries’ performance glass coatings group will display its full line of DG-KOTE™ mirror, decorative and specialty coatings solutions at GlassBuild America, the Glass, Window and Door Expo, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 9-11.
PITTSBURGH – (September 4, 2014)

TRENDCAST Styling Directions presented at PPG consumer color show
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business presented TRENDCAST® Styling Directions 2014, a portable color tool kit developed for designers of consumer products, to more than 125 professional designers and students from the San Francisco area during two color shows in May.
PITTSBURGH – (August 13, 2014)

PPG supplies DURANAR and DURACRON metal coatings for Port of Miami Tunnel
PPG Industries’ coil and building products group announced that it supplied DURANAR® XL and DURACRON® coatings to the recently opened Port of Miami Tunnel, which is made up of two 4,200-foot-long highway tunnels that travel under Biscayne Bay, connecting the MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island to the Port of Miami on Dodge Island.
PITTSBURGH – (August 7, 2014)

PPG supplies AQUALINK coating for Finish Coat by Weaber Lumber Company
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business announced that Weaber Lumber Company’s new line of Finish Coat interior trim products are protected by Aqualink® coatings, a revolutionary, engineered, baked-on coating developed by PPG to bring exterior durability and factory-controlled finishes to interior wood trim and molding.
PITTSBURGH – (July 30, 2014)

PPG publishes new consumer electronics coatings brochure
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published a brochure covering its full line of coating, pretreatment and customer support solutions for designers and manufacturers of consumer electronics.
PITTSBURGH – (July 9, 2014)

PPG introduces online digital design and specifications binder for metal coatings
PPG Industries’ coil and building products coatings group announced that its Architectural Metal Coatings binder is now available online in a digital, downloadable format at www.ppgideascapes.com.
PITTSBURGH – (July 7, 2014)

PPG renews, updates 17 AIA continuing education courses for architects
PPG Industries announced that it has renewed or updated 17 American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) registered programs covering architectural coatings, glass and paint.
PITTSBURGH – (June 19, 2014)

PPG publishes new electrocoat brochure
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published a new brochure detailing its electrocoat (e-coat) products, services and training. The six-page booklet begins with an overview of e-coat technology, including the differences between cathodic and anodic e-coat, and the characteristics that make e-coat an efficient, economical and adaptable coating system.
PITTSBURGH – (June 11, 2014)

PPG debuts data sheet for ENVIRON MCL coatings
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published an informational guide about ENVIRON® MCL coatings, an environmentally-friendly, water-based coating for application on metallic coating lines over GALVALUME® coated sheet steel and hot-dipped galvanized metal.
PITTSBURGH – (June 2, 2014)

PPG introduces TRENDCAST Styling Directions color tool kit
PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business has introduced TRENDCAST Styling Directions 2014, a comprehensive portable tool kit created to help designers of appliances, outdoor furniture, electronics, recreational equipment and other products identify the colors, textures and surfaces that will keep them on the leading edge of consumer taste for the next two years.
PITTSBURGH – (May 28, 2014)

PPG to highlight graffiti-resistant coatings at AIA National Conference and Expo
PPG Industries’ coil and building products coatings group will highlight CORAFLON(R) GR (graffiti-resistant) and DURANAR(R) GR coatings at the 2014 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Expo in Chicago, June 26-28.
PITTSBURGH – (May 15, 2014)

PPG to reintroduce DURANAR ADS coatings for architectural metals
PPG Industries' coil and building products coatings group announced that it will reintroduce DURANAR® ADS (air-dried system) fluoropolymer coatings this summer, three years after the products were withdrawn from the market.
PITTSBURGH – (May 8, 2014)

PPG supplies metal coatings to One World Trade Center
PPG Industries’ building products group announced that DURANAR® coatings are being used to paint the 11-story podium portion of One World Trade Center, the 104-story skyscraper that will soon open as the centerpiece of the new World Trade Center complex in New York.
PITTSBURGH – (May 1, 2014)

PPG publishes brochure for ECOBRITE organic inks for bottles, ceramics
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published a brochure featuring the environmentally-friendly line of ECOBRITE® organic inks for bottles, containers, tumblers and ceramic mugs.
PITTSBURGH – (April 30, 2014)

PPG building products team receives Strategic Supplier Award from Andersen
The building products team for PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business received a Strategic Supplier Award for the second consecutive year during the recent Andersen Corporation Dealer Rally. - See more at: http://corporate.ppg.com/Newsroom-and-Media/Newsroom/2014.aspx#sthash.C0mEiWeW.dpuf
PITTSBURGH – (April 22, 2014)

PPG to launch POWERCRON EPIC coating, present four speakers at ECOAT14
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business will introduce POWERCRON EPIC™ electrocoats and four PPG scientists will present technical papers and participate in panel discussions and workshops at ECOAT14, the biennial conference of The Electrocoat Association, April 22-24, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla.
PITTSBURGH – (April 7, 2014)

DOE awards $224,000 to PPG to develop new class of pigments for cool coatings
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has received a $224,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help develop dark-colored pigments for cool metal roof and façade coatings that incorporate near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence and reflectance to improve energy performance. br /> PITTSBURGH – (April 4, 2014)

PPG industrial coatings publishes new exterior building products brochure
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published a new brochure detailing PPG’s full range of extrusion coatings for exterior building products. The coatings protect and beautify exterior building products made from wood, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl, wood, aluminum, fiber glass and composite materials, such as doors, window and door frames, siding, decking and railings.
PITTSBURGH – (March 26, 2014)

PPG to exhibit mirror-plating chemicals, specialty inks at DECO ’14
PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business will exhibit its entire line of mirror-plating chemicals and specialty inks for glass and ceramic substrates at DECO ’14, the annual conference of the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) at the Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh, April 5-7.
PITTSBURGH – (March 19, 2014)

PPG recognized as John Deere Supplier of the Year
PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business has earned recognition as the Enterprise Indirect Material and Services (IM&S) “Supplier of the Year“ in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. PPG was also awarded Partner-level status for 2013.
PITTSBURGH – (March 12, 2014)

PPG to display liquid, powder, pre-treatment, e-coat products at FABTECH Canada
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business will showcase its full assortment of liquid, powder, pre-treatment and electrocoat (e-coat) products at FABTECH Canada booth 1239, March 18-20 at Toronto Congress Centre.
PITTSBURGH – (Feb 27, 2014)