PPG Invests $7.8 Million at Global Paint and Coatings Research and Development Hub

Upgrades to the facility include increased laboratory and testing space and upgraded equipment that improves the technical capabilities of the company’s primary research and development facility for paint and coatings.

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PPG Industries (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) has scompleted a $7.8 million investment at its Coatings Innovation Center in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. Upgrades to the facility include increased laboratory and testing space and upgraded equipment that improves the technical capabilities of the company’s primary research and development facility for paint and coatings. The company invested in the upgrade to enhance resources for creating and testing sealants, adhesives and pretreatment solutions; for simulating the environments where customers use its automotive and industrial paints and coatings; and for training distributors, painters and collision repair professionals to successfully use the company’s automotive refinish coatings.