Posts Tagged ‘ PPG Industries ’

Poetry in Motion in Carlisle

Jul 12th, 2013

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John Hollis, who recently joined the DWM magazine team, was invited to tour PPG’s plant this week. Below is his report on his first glass-industry tour. It’s the constant motion that first grabs your attention as you enter the cavernous PPG plant in scenic Carlisle, Pa. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 [...]

PPG’s Boone Opens Up Regarding New Role

May 28th, 2013

When it was announced recently that PPG Industries had named Bradley P. Boone as market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass, one window company representative called it “a great move by PPG.” DWM talked to Boone to learn more regarding his new role. DWM: What will be the major changes moving from senior account manager [...]

PPG Appoints Boone as Market Manager, Residential Glass Segment

May 13th, 2013

PPG Industries has named Bradley P. Boone as market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass. A 33-year PPG veteran, Boone brings vast experience in the production of glass and in the technical support and marketing of glass products. For the past 12 years, he has been a senior account manager serving residential, architectural and solar [...]

PPG Reports High Flat Glass Volumes for First Quarter

Apr 18th, 2013

PPG Industries has reported that its glass segment sales were $256 million for the first quarter of 2013, matching the prior year’s sales for the same quarter. Company officials say higher flat glass volumes were more than offset by lower fiberglass pricing, resulting from reduced demand. For the glass segment, the company reports earnings of [...]

PPG Announces Thiele as Treasurer, Giga to Retire

Nov 19th, 2012

PPG Industries has appointed Eric Thiele, assistant treasurer and credit director, as its new treasurer and a company officer. As of December 1 Thiele will be based at PPG’s headquarters in Pittsburgh where he will report to David B. Navikas, PPG senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Thiele’s job transfer is a result [...]

Sherwin-Williams and PPG Settle FTC Charges That They Misled Consumers Regarding Paints

Oct 29th, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission is once again cracking down on companies that make misleading green claims. Two of the nation’s paint companies, The Sherwin-Williams Company and PPG Architectural Finishes Inc., have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they misled consumers to believe that some of their paints are free of potentially harmful [...]

Window Manufacturer Granted Extension to Respond to PPG Suit

Jun 11th, 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has granted window-manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. an extension to file its response to a suit filed by PPG Industries in May 2012. The suit alleges that Jeld-Wen breached its rights to PPG’s patent applications. Jeld-Wen officials cited “travel and other scheduling conflicts of party representatives” as [...]

PPG to Lay Off 2,000

Apr 9th, 2012

PPG Industries of Pittsburgh will lay off 2,000 employees as a result of restructuring, according to information from the company’s first-quarter financial report. The layoff will take place primarily in PPG’s global architectural coatings businesses and in other PPG businesses and administrative functions in Europe. “These cost-reduction actions, while always difficult decisions, are needed to [...]