Posts Tagged ‘ PPG Industries ’

PPG Awards More Than $340,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program

Aug 3rd, 2014

The PPG Industries Foundation is sponsoring more than $340,000 worth of undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students in communities where PPG Industries operates through National Merit Scholarship Corp. in 2014, including 54 new four-year scholarships, according to a recent company release. The new scholarships include 35 awards for PPG employees’ children, 17 awards for other […]

PPG Appoints McGarry to Chief Operating Officer

Jul 21st, 2014

PPG Industries promoted Michael H. McGarry, currently its executive vice president, to chief operating officer. The move will be effective August 1. According to the company, McGarry will have executive oversight responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and operating regions and for the information technology (IT), environment, health and safety (EH&S), and purchasing […]

PPG Recognized by CIO Magazine

Jun 3rd, 2014

PPG Industries is a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 in CIO magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). “Receiving the CIO 100 award affirms PPG Industries’ commitment to delivering innovative IT solutions to support the strategic […]

Court of Appeals Affirms PPG’s Implementation of Pay Cuts Didn’t Violate Union Arbitration Award

May 12th, 2014

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed May 9 that PPG Industries Inc. didn’t violate a past arbitration award to the United Steelworkers and Local Union 193-G, despite contrary arguments by the union. According to court documents, in 2009, PPG unilaterally implemented a two-tier wage system that cut employees’ compensation at an […]

Chicago Company Recognized for Memento Made with Starphire® Glass

Mar 20th, 2014

A custom-etched 12–by-12-inch crescent (curved glass) award manufactured by the Chicago-based Slee Corp., featuring Starphire glass by PPG Industries, recently was named the Best New Technology at the 2014 International Awards Market, an annual event held by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA). The proprietary technology, developed by the Slee Corp., incorporates a three-dimensional laser […]

PPG Reports Glass Segment Sales of $264 Million for Fourth Quarter

Jan 17th, 2014

PPG Industries announced yesterday that its glass segment net sales were $264 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, up $23 million from the same period of the previous year. Additionally, the glass segment saw earnings of $22 million for the quarter, an increase of $14 million versus the prior-year quarter. The company also reported […]

PPG Officials Say Operations Unaffected by Glass Leak at Texas Plant

Dec 23rd, 2013

PPG Industries official say the recent glass leak on one of its float tanks at its Wichita Falls, Texas, facility, have not affected its remaining operations.

PPG to Add 300 New Jobs

Sep 24th, 2013

Governor Tom Corbett announced that PPG Industries, Inc., will establish its North American architectural coatings headquarters in Butler County and expand the company’s existing technology center in Allegheny County, adding more than 300 new jobs in both counties. “We continue to see momentum building in the Pennsylvania economy and businesses are moving here to grow,” […]

PPG Names Sklarsky New CFO

Jul 23rd, 2013

PPG Industries has announced that Frank Sklarsky will become the company’s new chief financial officer as of August 1. Sklarsky, who had previously served as PPG’s executive vice president for finance, replaces David Navikas, who will move to a new role as senior vice president for strategic planning and corporate development.

Glass Sales Down Despite Record Second-Quarter Profits for PPG

Jul 19th, 2013

PPG Industries reported record second-quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year, but company glass sales dipped in what chairman and chief executive officer Charles E. Bunch calls a “challenging” glass market. Overall, the company reported a second-quarter net income from continuing operations of $341 million, or $2.35 […]