Posts Tagged ‘ PPG ’

PPG Wins 2 National Awards of Excellence

Aug 11th, 2015

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has earned two 2015 B2 Awards of Excellence from the national Business Marketing Association (BMA) in the Marketing Activation and Video categories. PPG’s marketing campaign for the 50th anniversary of Solarban glass earned honors in the “Marketing Activation: Existing Customer Retention and Growth” division. The campaign featured a website that […]

McGarry to Succeed Bunch as PPG CEO

Jul 16th, 2015

Michael McGarry will be PPG's new CEO effective September 1.

Effective September 1, Michael H. McGarry will become president and CEO of PPG industries. He will also join the company’s Board of Directors immediately. McGarry, 57, has served as the company’s president and chief operating officer since March and will succeed chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch. Bunch, who has led PPG for the last […]

Which Industry-Related Companies Made the Fortune 500 Cut?

Jun 19th, 2015

Fortune 500

The 61st Fortune 500 list was recently released, with the 500 companies accounting for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits and 26.8 million employees. Among them are a handful of glass and glazing industry-related companies. 3M, which recorded $31.8 billion in revenues and $5 billion in profits last fiscal year, moved up a few […]

Watch the May Newscast for a Look Back at AIA 2015

May 21st, 2015

In this month’s newscast we’re taking a close look at glass and other components shown at last week’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

PPG Announces Executive Appointments

May 14th, 2015

PPG Industries announced two executive appointments effective June 1. Vince Morales, currently vice president, investor relations, will become vice president, investor relations, and treasurer. Morales will report to executive vice president and chief financial officer Frank Sklarsky. Since joining PPG in 1985, Morales has advanced through various finance leadership roles of increasing responsibility. He was […]

PPG Joins Green Building Councils in Five Latin American Countries

Oct 22nd, 2014

PPG Industries’ flat glass business announced that it has joined green building councils in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. All five councils are members of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC). “We are grateful for PPG’s support of our work, which promotes sustainability in the building environment,” says Cristina Gamboa, chief executive officer of […]

PPG to Cease Glass Production in Mt. Zion Next Month

Oct 9th, 2014

PPG Industries’ flat glass business unit will cease glass production at the Mt. Zion, Ill., facility on November 30, 2014. As previously announced, this plant was sold to Fuyao Glass America earlier this year. “While PPG had the option to operate the plant for up to one year as part of the sales agreement, we […]

Continuing Coverage of GlassBuild America

Sep 11th, 2014

Today we bring you a look at what glass manufacturers are featuring in Las Vegas. We also asked companies what they think of 2014 so far. Check out today’s video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

PPG Helps Angels’ Place With Energy Saving Solution

Aug 28th, 2014

PPG Industries donated approximately $8,000 worth of glass to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility. John Arch, president of Angels’ Place board of directors, said his fellow directors and staff have been applying for grants and raising funds for several years with the goal of […]

IGMA Hosts Summer Tech Conferences; Announces Complimentary Member Benefits

Aug 8th, 2014

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) hosted its Summer Technical Conference this week in Quebec City, Canada. The event included three days of insulating glass (IG) technical discussion, work and networking among industry leaders. Among the many discussions, the group also announced that “all insulating glass industry members could receive most benefits of membership in […]