Posts Tagged ‘ PPG Industries ’

PPG Reports 1 Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

Apr 20th, 2015

*+-PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. According […]

PPG Senior Vice President Navikas to Retire

Jan 20th, 2015

*+-PPG Industries announced David B. Navikas, senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate development, will retire March 1. “PPG has benefited greatly from David’s deep knowledge of our company’s strategic priorities and financial framework,” says Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman and chief executive officer. “He has been a key leader in driving the growth and […]

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,” […]