PPG introduces D8152 Performance + Glamour clearcoat

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, July 28, 2008 – PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business has introduced D8152 Performance + Glamour Clearcoat, the latest addition to its Global Refinish System product line. This premium performance clearcoat is easy to apply and offers exceptional gloss and appearance.

D8152 is designed for use over Global BC and Envirobase High Performance basecoats, and it is the perfect complement to D8150 Global Performance Clearcoat.

“D8152 is the ideal choice for luxury cars and other high-end vehicles – any project that demands the ultimate high-gloss finish,” said Jeff Griffin, PPG Automotive Refinish product manager, collision segments, North America.

As part of the Global Refinish System, D8152 is specially formulated to meet the demands of today’s high-production collision centers while providing premium quality, maximum throughput and excellent performance. This new clearcoat features exceptional application properties and delivers best-in-class appearance, making it ideal for larger repair areas. In addition, D8152 is easy to buff, if needed, and is suitable for use in hot or humid conditions. A new consolidated hardener package, D8370/D8373, is also available for customers using D8152 or D8150.

For more information about D8152 Performance + Glamour clearcoat, the Global Refinish System or any other PPG product, call 800-647-6050 or visit the PPG Automotive Refinish Web site at 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 has more than 150 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

Envirobase and Global are trademarks of PPG Industries.




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