PPG introduces VC5200 Custom Clear

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, May 15, 2007 – PPG Industries’ automotive refinish business has introduced VC5200 Custom Clear, the latest addition to the Vibrance Collectionof custom finishes. Designed to complement PPG’s custom offering and to achieve optimum performance when applying graphics, VC5200 is a high-solids, urethane clearcoat with a sprayable VOC of 4.2 pounds per gallon.

“We’ve supplied batches of our new custom clear for several projects in 2006 and have gotten rave reviews,” said Randy Cremeans, manager, collision segments, North America, for PPG Automotive Refinish. “VC5200 offers absolutely dynamite gloss, is easy to spray, and buffs like a dream.”

VC5200 is not only easy to use, Cremeans said, but it has a simple 1-to-1 mix ratio and comes in a convenient half-gallon size.

“Good graphics should be buried in the clear. Your tape lines should not be visible,” Cremeans said. “VC5200 provides excellent fill with only 1 1/2 to 2 mils per coat. It fills tapelines and graphics with great vertical hold. This product is great to work with and should be very popular with our custom painters.”

For more information on VC5200 or any other PPG product, visit www.ppgrefinish.com.

About PPG
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company employs more than 30,000 people and has 125 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 20 countries. Sales in 2006 were $11 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York and Philadelphia stock exchanges (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

Vibrance Collection is a trademark of PPG Industries.




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