Posts Tagged ‘ PPG Industries ’

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 [...]