PPG Industries was named a 2013 Automotive News PACE Award winner for its Andaro tint dispersions.
With PPG Industries’ acquisition of the North American architectural coatings business of AkzoNobel, Scott B. Sinetar, vice president, PPG architectural coatings, North America, is set to lead the combined architectural coatings business.
PPG Industries says it has reached an agreement to acquire certain assets of Deft Inc., a privately owned specialty coatings company based in Irvine, Calif.
9th time PPG has received the award that honors automotive suppliers’ innovations in products, manufacturing processes and information technology.
Deft’s primary business is supplying structural primers and military topcoats to the NA aviation industry, and has architectural and industrial coatings businesses.
PPG Industries’ aerospace business has qualified nine coatings systems to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3095A for airline exterior paint.
PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings business was awarded the 2013 Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.
PPG will work with ARL to develop a powder topcoat that will meet military standards for ultraviolet durability, matte finish and resistance to chemical agents.
PPG launched the first use of waterborne compact paint technology in a U.S. automotive manufacturing plant at the BMW assembly plant in Spartanburg, S.C. This painting process has turned out to be a 2012 award winner and has opened up a new way for auto manufacturers to go leaner and become more efficient in their operations.
RAF has taken delivery of the first Airbus Military A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft painted with high-solids Desoprime CF/CA 7049 chromate-free primer, F565-4010 selectively strippable intermediate coat, and high-solids Desothane HS/CA 8200 series military and defense topcoats.
PPG renews its commitment to heavy-duty equipment coatings with Caterpillar as it is selected the company’s industrial coatings business as the sole heavy-duty equipment coatings supplier for a new motor grader assembly plant in North Little Rock, Ark.
Proprietary PPG pigment gives highly-reflective, vibrant color to airline’s vision
PPG Industries has introduced a program that enables customers to get next-day delivery of in-stock powder coatings in 136 certified RAL Classic colors.
Addresses growing number of domestic and import OEM color offerings and variations, and the need to match those colors
PPG Industrial Coatings is launching its Ultrapax packaged technology program, which couples high-performance pretreatment products with its powder coatings.
Program created in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.
PPG Industries has earned Partner-level status for 2011, the highest supplier rating in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program.
New brochure details process focusing on rapid coatings development, integration
Topcoats in gold, light grey and white celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
PPG Industries was named a 2012 Automotive News PACE Award winner for its Premium B1:B2 Compact Paint System, which enables automotive manufacturers to reduce the number of steps necessary to paint a vehicle.
PPG Industries has relocated and expanded its aerospace sales office in the Toulous, France, area.
The PPG Industries Foundation pledged $75,000 to Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh for collaboration with the Harley-Davidson Museum on a version of “The Great Color Caper” science show for students in the region surrounding PPG’s Oak Creek, Wis., coatings plant.
PPG Industries’ aerospace coatings group donated primer and topcoats to repaint a reconstructed Grumman HU-16 Albatross search-and-rescue amphibian aircraft for the Air Rescue Museum that will appear at air shows as a “flying museum.”
PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has awarded Astro Shapes Inc. premier member accreditation in its PPG Certified Applicator Program (PPG/CAP).
8th time PPG has received the award, which honors automotive suppliers’ innovations in products, manufacturing processes and information technology.
Aircraft honoring world champion rugby team wear ‘green’ PPG coatings
The Aerocron primer from PPG’s aerospace coatings group is the first e-coat primer for airframe manufacturers and subcontractors; AkzoNobel’ Metaflex SP brand is a result of a two-year partnership between AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings and Pantheon Enterprises
Two chromate-free products from PPG Industries’ aerospace coatings group, a metal pretreatment and an exterior decorative primer, are now standard on Boeing Next-Generation 737 production airplanes.
A brochure from PPG Industries highlights its full line of coatings and pretreatment products for automotive parts and accessories.
A chromate-free metal pretreatment and an exterior decorative primer are now standard on Boeing Next-Generation 737 production airplanes. Watch video of the 737 being built in 3 minutes!
One of six Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor combat aircraft used for full-scale development has been restored with coatings donated by PPG Industries' PPG aerospace business for display at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester.
PPG’s John Martin isn’t the father of electrocoating, but he did win the award named for the man who is credited with coming up with the idea. Martin won the George E.F. Brewer award from the Electrocoating Association in 2008 for his lifetime of innovations, and this year he heads the trade group as its president.
Sales have doubled since 2001; now account for 80% of company revenues
PPG, Sherwin-Williams release improved aerospace paint
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $50,000 to the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), located in Columbus, Ohio, to help fund its Innovations in Energy project, and $5,000 to help COSI cover general programming expenses.
According to PPG Industries, white is the most popular vehicle color in the world, with about 21 percent of 2011 model-year cars.
Motor grader assembly plant will be in North Little Rock
PPG Industries has created PPG Management (Shanghai) Co. to act as its business headquarters in China.
PPG has named J. Rich Alexander to lead its architectural coatings businesses.
Due to higher raw material costs in the first two quarters of 2011, PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business says it is raising prices by an average of 5 to 8 percent on all its coil and extrusion coating products in North America, effective Sept. 1.
Manufacturers hurry to meet DoD specs
PPG Industries has agreed to purchase Dyrup A/S of Copenhagen, Denmark, from public holding company Monberg & Thorsen, for about $200 million.
Electrocoat has long been recognized as a cost effective, environmentally friendly coating process.
PPG has introduced new waterborne clearcoat technology for automotive refinish.Positioned alongside PPG’s waterborne basecoat Envirobase high performance and Nexa Autocolor Aquabase Plus product lines, the new clearcoats complete the comapny's waterborne systems for collision repair centers.
PPG Industries' new industrial coatings capabilities brochure identifies specific PPG coating technologies for industries such as appliances, auto parts and accessories, coil coatings, consumer products and electronics, extrusion products, heavy-duty equipment, sports and recreation, transportation, wood coatings and general finishing.
PPG Industries' aerospace business has qualified a chromate-free exterior decorative primer with Boeing, enabling airlines, subcontractors and third-party painters to specify a complete “green” PPG Aerospace coatings system for new or repainted Boeing aircraft.
Antimicrobial coatings are starting to make an even bigger entry into U.S. homes. More consumer goods manufacturers are offering “germ resistant” surfaces on many household items such as refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves and other appliances and fixtures. A report by Global Industry Analysts Inc. says the U.S. antimicrobial coatings market alone is expected to reach $1 billion by 2015.
Developed and manufactured by Plasticolors Inc., the gel coat is available in clear for wind blades and pigmented for nacelles and is marketed as a viable alternative to epoxy and polyester gel coats.
Electrocoating is a process by which electrically charged particles are deposited out of a water suspension to coat a conductive part. During the electrocoat process, paint is applied to a part at a certain film thickness, which is regulated by the amount of voltage applied.
PPG Industries' Zircobond 4500 pretreatment is a zirconium-based metal pretreatment formulated to pass rigorous appliance-industry tests for corrosion resistance.
North American products are seeing a 5-10% hike.
Ever wanted to look inside Rachel Ray’s cupboard, or Martha Stewart’s linen closet? That’s the same feeling we got when we asked Jane Harrington, color styling expert for PPG Industries’ automotive coatings business, to show us her personal car.
For the tenth consecutive year, silver has ranked as the most popular vehicle color in the world according to data from PPG Industries.
PPG Industries’ Ultrax LTC10 for steel and Ultrax LTC20 for aluminum and galvanized steel are said to remove standard mill oils, non-waxy lubricants and rust preventatives from metal surfaces prior to paint application.
Use of high edge-protective electrocoat expands
Solvent drying saves energy, provides precision cleaning
Technology advances make robotic systems more cost-effective
Electrocoat products and processes continue to evolve, with development focused on lower energy use, very low VOC content and methods to reduce cost per applied square foot. The following is a primer on how a combination of new materials and good process control can be used to achieve the highest possible efficiency.
How Do You Finish All those Small Parts?
Knowing inputs helps you maintain RTO performance
The company has introduced a new module in its Autocolor family of color software products for its TouchMix® color retrieval system.
The Automotive Industry knows the benefits of powder coating and is pushing for an all powder topcoat system. PPG Industries successfully combined a powder basecoat with a powder clearcoat—replacing liquid sprayable coatings to reduce emissions, paint material waste and operating costs. Here's how they did it...
Cryogenic technology offers a clean, efficient approach to deburring and deflashing of metal and plastic parts…
The John Deere Des Moines Works in Ankeny, IA is thriving, thanks to a combination of state-of-the-art technology and an inventive management philosophy…
Finishing entrepreneur Robert Langlois says he's found a way to powder coat plastics. Yeah, we know. You've heard that one before... Oh, by the way, did we mention that he's coating more than one million sq ft of plastic per month?
Niles Mfg. has been framed—frame coated that is! The Ohio-based job shop has found a role as a provider of FrameCoatTM electrocoating of prototype parts for Tier One automotive plants and captive shops...
At Miller Electric Manufacturing Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding and cutting equipment, a quality finish not only defines the look of the company’s products—it is instrumental in their durability and performance...
Helping automotive finishers deal with changes that affect how substrates are treated…
When presented with the enviable task of painting body parts for the Chrysler Prowler, MSX International turned to an electronic proportioning system in order to maintain quality and efficiency.
Electro-Coat Technologies electrocoats RV chassis and other large parts. While this has helped Electro-Coat Technologies become one of the few suppliers to this niche market, the large tanks have required some extra controls to keep them operating properly...
Digital color management systems can make sure you get the color right the first time...
It isn't the equipment, the chemicals or the process; it's the people...
Electrocoat is the "environomic" way to coat a myriad of products...
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Welcome to PPG Industrial Coatings
PPG Industrial Coatings has earned a reputation for innovative, high-performance products and world-class service. Serving the world’s top manufacturers and supply chain partners with a wide range of leading technologies, PPG enables customers to achieve their industrial coatings goals.
PPG Industrial Coatings produces coatings for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer electronics, automotive parts, residential and commercial construction, wood flooring and many other finished products.
PPG Industrial Coatings is committed to ongoing research and development of innovative technologies. From pre-treatment and electrocoat, to liquid, powder and even ultra-violet (UV) and electro-beam (EB) coatings, PPG can meet virtually any coatings challenge.
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