CLARVISTA glass among ‘101 Best Products of the Year’ per Professional Builder

Proprietary coating keeps shower glass looking newer, longer


CLARVISTA® glass was named one of the “101 Best Products of the Year” by Professional Builder magazine. This photo shows a single pane of shower glass after exposure to 1,000 continuous hours of 140 F temperatures and 95 percent relative humidity. The uncoated half (left) of the shower glass displays extensive corrosion. The half made with Clarvista glass (right) maintains its original clear appearance and shows no signs of corrosion. Clarvista shower glass is made with a proprietary coating that seals the glass surface, making it more resistant to corrosion caused by heat, humidity, soap and chemicals in household cleaning products.
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 14, 2013 – CLARVISTA® glass, a shower glass product made by PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), was named one of the “101 Best Products of the Year” by Professional Builder magazine.

Clarvista shower glass is made with a proprietary coating, fused on the glass, that seals the surface and makes it resistant to corrosion caused by heat, humidity, soap and chemicals in household cleaning products. As a result, with regular maintenance, Clarvista glass can maintain its showroom looks longer than competing shower glass products.

Clarvista shower glass is available with conventional clear glass or STARPHIRE® ultra-clear glass by PPG. When combined with Starphire glass, Clarvista glass produces a highly transparent shower glass, making it ideal for upscale homes, resorts and commercial spas.

The “101 Best Products of the Year” are selected by the editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines. Each year, they recognize building products featuring the most innovative new materials, finishes and systems geared toward the residential construction market in 16 product categories. Clarvista glass was selected in the “Kitchen & Bath” category.

To learn more about Clarvista glass or to find a local retailer, visit www.ppgclarvista.com or call 1-888-PPG-GLAS (774-4527).

PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.(TM)
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 nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 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 Clarvista and Starphire are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
 
 
Contact:
Rob Struble
PPG Flat Glass
412-820-8138
rstruble@ppg.com
www.ppgideascapes.com
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