PPG MVP Business Solutions unveils revamped website

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, May 4, 2011 – The MVP Business Solutions group of PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business has launched a completely redesigned website at www.ppgmvp.com. The new site provides visitors interested in the industry-leading MVP Business Solutions program with information, courses and resources.

“The new site is a major development for PPG MVP Business Solutions and its customers,” said Mike Gunnells, senior manager, MVP Business Solutions. “Through a shared vision and the collaborative efforts of the Business Solutions team we have created a first-class website that will be of great value to PPG customers. The site is visually appealing, easy to use, and loaded with information. PPG customers will be able to take full advantage of the benefits of the MVP Business Solutions offerings.”

The website presents new features and sections such as Explore Our Programs, a master schedule of MVP courses, and the MVP Resource Center:

  • The Explore Our Programs section provides an overview of MVP programs, tools and services in both video and text formats. From the exploration wizard, users can go deeper into each subsection to learn more about the programs, register for a course, or watch additional videos and testimonials. The website offers an extensive collection of informational videos and customer testimonials that are accessible from computers and mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads.
  • As MVP Business Solutions offers more than 20 courses and workshops, the MVP master schedule enables website users to filter the content by category, date and location to find events that best fit their scheduling, geographical and training needs. Courses and workshops cover categories such as Lean for Collision (the essential Green Belt Training Program and Rapid Improvement Workshops), the Business Development Series, and Market Your Shop.
  • Material in the MVP Resource Center is relevant for collision industry professionals on the Lean journey or committed to continuous improvement. The password-protected Resource Center provides MVP Green Belt Training graduates with direct access to comprehensive e-learning modules, PDFs, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and templates, articles, videos, and more.

Immediate response to the new site has been positive. Visitors report that they particularly like the intuitive navigation, user-friendliness and wealth of resources.

For more information about PPG MVP Business Solutions and to explore the new website, please visit www.ppgmvp.com.

When introduced more than a decade ago, MVP Business Solutions was the first program of its kind in the collision repair industry. Since then, thousands of collision center owners and managers have taken advantage of MVP Business Solutions’ innovative services to improve the way they run their businesses. Green Belt Training is part of the MVP program.

About PPG
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Founded in 1883, the company serves customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates in more than 60 countries around the globe. Sales in 2010 were $13.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

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