Metal Coatings

News Archive 2009

ALCOA Architectural Products Joins PPG Certified Metal Panel Program
PPG Industries announced that ALCOA Architectural Products is the first member of its new PPG Certified Metal Panel Program.
PITTSBURGH – (December 7, 2009)

PPG Wins R&D 100 Award
Duranar powder coatings by PPG Industries have earned a 2009 R&D 100 Award.
PITTSBURGH – (November 9, 2009)

New White Paper Helps Architects Specify PPG 'Green' Building Products
PPG Industries has published a white paper detailing how PPG paint, glass and coatings can help building projects earn "green" certification.
PITTSBURGH – (November 5, 2009)

PPG Unveils Certified Metal Panel Program (PPG/CMPP)
The PPG industries coil and extrusion coatings group has introduced the PPG Certified Metal Panel Program (PPG/CMPP).
PITTSBURGH – (November 4, 2009)

PPG issues warranty for DURANAR coatings used with photovoltaic systems
PPG Industries has issued a standard 30-year warranty for Duranar coatings used with building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems on standing seam metal roofs with approved substrates.
PITTSBURGH – (September 9, 2009)

PPG launches CRRC, ENERGY STAR color registration initiative
PPG Industries can help metal roof manufacturers expedite registration of their cool roof coating colors with the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) and the ENERGY STAR Cool Roof Program, enabling them to promote tax credits and meet "green" building criteria.
PITTSBURGH – (August 6, 2009)

PPG welcomes four members to certified applicator program
Four companies have joined the PPG Certified Applicator Program (PPG/CAP).
PITTSBURGH – (July 30, 2009)

PPG introduces three AIA-approved continuing education courses
PPG Industries introduced three new American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education Services (AIA/CES) courses, including two that fulfill the AIA’s new sustainable design (SD) requirement.
PITTSBURGH – (June 3, 2009)

PPG publishes two new color cards for metal coatings
PPG Industries has published color cards for its Duranar ULTRA-Cool and Superl II ULTRA-Cool coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (June 2, 2009)

PPG debuts new web-based BIM module for architects
PPG Industries has created Building Information Modeling (BIM) files for its Duranar coatings, Pittsburgh Paints, Porter Paints and architectural glass products.
PITTSBURGH – (May 11, 2009)

PPG offers colorful, energy-saving solutions for building envelope
PPG Industries offers architects a single, comprehensive resource for designing sustainable building envelopes through advanced architectural glasses and metal roof coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (April 30, 2009)

PPG white paper weighs benefits of liquid, powder coatings for metal
PPG Industries has published Architectural Applications for Liquid and Powder Fluoropolymer Coatings:  A Comparative Review, a white paper that examines a new generation of powder coatings for architectural metal and compares them to contemporary liquid and powder coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (April 29, 2009)

Spectrum Metal Finishing Joins PPG Certified Applicator Program
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business announced that Spectrum Metal Finishing Inc., Youngstown, Ohio, has been accredited to participate in the PPG Certified Applicator Program.
PITTSBURGH – (March 23, 2009)