PPG launches AQUACRON water-based coatings for light industrial applications

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 16, 2009 – PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) commercial coatings group has introduced Aquacron water-based, low-volatile organic compound coatings for light industrial applications. This environmentally-responsible product line includes primer and topcoat technologies designed to fit the highly varied light-industrial customer’s needs.

According to Megan Farkasovsky, PPG marketing specialist, Aquacron coatings are ideal for use on trailers, doors, agricultural and construction components, airline handling equipment, electrical transmission equipment, and similar spray-and-ship applications.

“These low-VOC, water-based products can be used by manufacturers under multiple application conditions,” Farkasovsky said. “They are a great complement to our existing product offering.”

Following are some key features of Aquacron coatings products:


  • Fast air-dry primers and topcoats available with tiered performance offerings
  • Factory and custom colors available in gallons, pails and drums
  • Quick response on color match, product requests and small-batch orders


For more information about Aquacron coatings, call 800-647-6050 or visit the PPG Commercial Coatings Web site at www.ppgcommercialcoatings.com.

PPG’s commercial coatings group offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets, such as polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea coatings, waterborne coatings, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG Commercial Coatings products are marketed under brands such as Delfleet Evolution coatings, Delfleet Essential coatings, Commercial Performance Coatings and Amercoat coatings.

About PPG
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2008 were $15.8 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

Amercoat, Aquacron, Delfleet, Essential and Evolution are trademarks of PPG Industries.




Cindy Piazza
PPG Automotive Refinish