Metal Coatings News
PPG earns Excellence in Advertising Award from Architectural Record
PPG Industries has won a 2013 Excellence in Advertising Award, along with Pipitone Group, its online advertising agency, from McGraw-Hill Construction Media and Architectural Record magazine. PPG and Pittsburgh-based Pipitone Group were honored for high click-through rates and user interaction for a campaign featuring three separate online advertisements.
PITTSBURGH – (July 10, 2013)
PPG expands Springdale, Pa., facility to serve global electronics market
PPG expands Springdale, Pa., facility to serve global electronics market – Site begins producing conductive inks, coatings after Spraylat acquisition.
PITTSBURGH – (June 14, 2013)
PPG donates coatings to Habitat for Humanity project at AIA National Convention
PPG donates coatings to Habitat for Humanity project at AIA National Convention – DURANAR ULTRA-COOL coatings to help achieve LEED Platinum certification goal.
PITTSBURGH – (June 10, 2013)
PPG publishes data sheet for SILVERSAN anti-microbial-protected powder coating
PPG publishes data sheet for SILVERSAN anti-microbial-protected powder coating – Silver-ionic technology meets growing demand for hygienic, high-touch coating.
PITTSBURGH – (June 7, 2013)
PPG to debut NEWLAR powder coatings
PPG Industries’ coil and extrusion coatings group will debut NEWLAR(TM) powder coatings and highlight its existing line of DURANAR® liquid and powder coatings at the 2013 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Expo in Denver, June 20-22.
PITTSBURGH – (May 24, 2013)
New PPG data sheet matches powder coatings, AAMA performance specs.
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business has published a new data sheet that categorizes PPG architectural powder coatings according to American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) performance standards.
PITTSBURGH – (March 7, 2013)
PPG to display new DURASTAR, DURAFORM coatings at Frame Building Expo
PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business will exhibit an expanded line of DURASTAR(R) coil coatings and a new line of DURAFORM(TM) coil coatings in booth 629 at the 2013 Frame Building Expo in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 22-24.
PITTSBURGH – (Feb 15, 2013)
PPG wins marketing leadership award from BD&C magazine
PPG Industries announced it has won a Building Design & Construction magazine Marketing Leadership Award for a print advertisement promoting the environmental sustainability of PPG glass and coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (December 20, 2012)
PPG receives Chairman’s Award at METALCON 2012
PPG Industries' coil and extrusion coatings group received a 2012 Chairman's Award from the Metal Construction Association at METALCON, the only annual conference dedicated to metal construction products, technologies and solutions.
PITTSBURGH – (December 4, 2012)
PPG to exhibit next-generation DURANAR coatings at GREENBUILD Expo
Infrared-reflective ULTRA-COOL technology highlighted
PITTSBURGH – (October 10, 2012)
PPG to highlight new, improved family of coil coatings at METALCON 2012
Company to introduce next-generation DURANAR coatings
PITTSBURGH – (October 2, 2012)
PPG white paper covers performance expectations for UV-durable coil coatings
Document examines long-term performance of several coating technologies
PITTSBURGH – (September 20, 2012)
PPG to display environmentally advanced coatings at CONSTRUCT 2012
PPG Industries will exhibit a complete line of environmentally advanced coil and extrusion coatings at CONSTRUCT 2012 and the Construction Specifier Institute (CSI) National Convention in Phoenix, Sept. 11-14. PPG products on display in booth 507 will include DURANAR® liquid and powder coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (August 29, 2012)
DURANAR coatings featured on award-winning window products
PPG Industries announced that a new series of window products featuring DURANAR®coatings was among the winners of the 2012 Glass Magazine Awards announced earlier this month.
PITTSBURGH – (August 14, 2012)
PPG certified metal panel program adds six Nucor Buildings Group companies
PPG Industries' coil and extrusion coatings business announced that six members of the Nucor Buildings Group (NBG) have achieved PPG Certified Metal Panel Program (PPG/CMPP) accreditation.
PITTSBURGH – (August 1, 2012)
PPG to debut two new architectural glasses, powder coating at AIA Show
PPG Industries will unveil two new architectural glasses at the 2012 American Institute of Architects' (AIA) National Convention and Design Exposition in Washington D.C., May 17-19, along with a new DURANAR® powder coating for metal roof applications.
PITTSBURGH – (April 23, 2012)
Astro Shapes joins PPG Certified Applicator Program
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business announced that Astro Shapes, Inc., Struthers, Ohio, has achieved PPG Certified Applicator Program (PPG/CAP) accreditation as a premier member.
PITTSBURGH – (March 23, 2012)
PPG introduces coatings brochure for auto parts and accessories
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business has published a new brochure highlighting its full line of coatings and pretreatment products for automotive parts and accessories.
PITTSBURGH – (Feb. 16, 2012)
PPG to highlight cool roof coatings at 2012 International Roofing Expo
PPG Industries will exhibit the complete line of environmentally progressive DURANAR® and CORAFLON® coatings for metal roofs and building panels in booth 419 at the 2012 International Roofing Expo.
PITTSBURGH – (Feb. 9, 2012)
PPG announces price increase for coil and extrusion coatings in North America
PPG Industries’ (NYSE: PPG) industrial coatings business announced today that it is raising prices by an average of 8 to 12 percent on all coil and extrusion coating products in North America, effective Oct. 1 or as permissible by contract.
PITTSBURGH – (August 8, 2011)
YKK AP America joins PPG certified applicator program
PPG Industries' industrial coatings business announced that YKK AP America Inc., Dublin, Ga., has been accredited as a premier member of the PPG/CAP CERTIFIED APPLICATOR PROGRAM(R).
PITTSBURGH – (July 11, 2011)
New San Diego cruise terminal features DURANAR VARI-COOL coatings
The recently-opened Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, a $28 million cruise ship terminal at the Port of San Diego, is the second major building to feature color-shifting DURANAR(R) VARI-COOL(R) coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (April 25, 2011)
San Jose International Airport first showcase for DURANAR powder coatings
Environmentally advanced coatings featured on new Terminal B concourse.
PITTSBURGH – (April 5, 2011)
PPG issues white paper on energy savings with 'cool' wall, window, roof systems
PPG Industries' coil and extrusion coatings group has issued a white paper demonstrating the superior energy performance of buildings with infrared (IR)-reflective coatings on metal walls, window frames and roofs.
PITTSBURGH – (March 21, 2011)
PPG to highlight advanced glass, coatings at AIA Show
PPG Industries will showcase advanced architectural glasses and coatings at the 2011 American Institute of Architects' Convention in New Orleans, May 12-14, booth 1635.
PITTSBURGH – (March 9, 2011)
PPG publishes ULTRA-COOL coatings brochure
PPG Industries' coil and extrusion coatings group has published a brochure highlighting colorful DURANAR® ULTRA-COOL® and SUPERL® II ULTRA-COOL infrared-reflective coatings for metal roofs, sidewalls and building components.
PITTSBURGH – (February 28, 2011)
PPG launches online solar reflectance index (SRI) tool for cool roofs
Searchable database helps architects find best combination of color and performance.
PITTSBURGH – (February 14, 2011)
Packers fans top Steelers fans in PPG "Souper" Bowl Challenge
Workers in PPG Industries' industrial coatings business in Oak Creek, Wis., topped their colleagues in Springdale, Pa. in collecting food and donations for local charities.
PITTSBURGH – (February 8, 2011)
President Obama Cites advanced PPG glass, coatings in Penn State Speech
President Obama acknowledged PPG Industries as a leader in the development of high-performance glass and coatings for energy-efficient buildings.
PITTSBURGH – (February 4, 2011)
DAZZLE metal panel coverings now available at ppgideascapes.com
Colorful metal panels can now be ordered from PPG.
PITTSBURGH – (January 31, 2011)
Two PPG AIA/CES programs available through Hanley Wood University
Hanley Wood University, an online education source for architects, is now offering two new AIA/CES registered programs developed by PPG Industrial Coatings.
PITTSBURGH – (November 29, 2010)
PPG glass, coatings used in five of AIA's top ten green building projects
American Institute of Architects' Committee on the environment top projects feature glass or coatings from PPG.
PITTSBURGH – (September 9, 2010)