PPG certified metal panel program adds six Nucor Buildings Group companies

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1, 2012 – PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) 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.

The six companies are: American Buildings Co. and Architectural Metal Systems, both of Eufaula, Ala.; CBC Steel Buildings, Lathrop, Calif.; Gulf States Manufacturers, Starkville, Miss.; Kirby Building Systems, Portland, Tenn.; and Nucor Building Systems, which operates plants in Waterloo, Ind.; Swansea, S.C.; Terrell, Texas; and Brigham City, Utah.

PPG/CMPP is a certification program administered by the PPG coil and extrusion coatings business. It gives architects a direct channel to an elite group of metal panel manufacturers that are certified by PPG to apply high-performance DURANAR(R), Duranar ULTRA-COOL (R) and Duranar VARI-COOL(R) fluoropolymer coatings to metal building components, or to specify, design, fabricate and install aluminum components pre-painted with these coatings.

To learn more about the PPG Certified Metal Panel Program, call 1-888-PPG-IDEA (774-4332) or visit www.ppgideascapes.com.

PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark and Duranar, ULTRA-Cool and VARI-Cool are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Sharon Bird
PPG Industrial Coatings