PPG will supply new Caterpillar plant in Arkansas

Motor grader assembly plant will be in North Little Rock


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PPG Industries industrial coatings business has announced that they will be the sole heavy-duty equipment coatings supplier for a new Caterpillar Inc motor grader assembly plant in North Little Rock, Ark.


In addition to serving as a single-source coatings supplier, PPG is providing on-site technical and product approval support, and in-plant training of paint-line operators through its Knowledge College service in coating application technologies.


John Valasco, PPG global account manager, said he believes this project will reward PPG’s renewed commitment to heavy-duty equipment coatings.


“We’re not there just to sell a gallon of paint or a box of powder,” he says. “We’re working with customers such as Caterpillar to demonstrate our capabilities as a total finishing solutions provider.”


In the photo above: John Valasco, global account manager; Phil Stevens, sales representative; Larry Kapusta, service representative; William Ramos, technical service representative; and David Lacy, technical service manager.

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