Posts Tagged ‘ PPG ’

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 [...]

BLOG: A Proud Pennsylvanian

Aug 7th, 2014

Two weeks ago, I visited the PPG float glass plant in Carlisle, Pa. Being new to this industry, it was only appropriate that I see how glass is actually made. I thought I had a bit of an idea about the process. After all, I’ve seen the movie Sweet Home Alabama in which lightning hits [...]

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 to Sell Mt. Zion Plant to Fuyao

Jul 18th, 2014

PPG Industries announced today that it will sell all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill. glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. According to PPG, the sale is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014. PPG will continue to operate the plant for up to one year, producing [...]

View the June Newscast for News from AIA

Jun 27th, 2014

In DWM magazine’s June newscast, look for the latest video interviews from the American Institute of Architects convention taking place this week in Chicago. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Glass Sales Contribute to PPG’s Record First Quarter

Apr 18th, 2014

In its first-quarter results, PPG Industries reported its glass segment saw net sales increase from last year. According to the report, net sales were up 4 percent from last year, totaling $266 million for the quarter. That $10 million boost, however, represents just a sliver of the 17 percent increase across the board, as PPG’s [...]

Fortune Names Most Admired Companies

Mar 6th, 2014

Fortune magazine has released its 2014 List of the World’s Most Admired Companies and a few industry related companies were lucky enough to earn a spot. Some earned the distinction of making it to the top 50, including The Home Depot at number 40 and DuPont at 43. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. was [...]

PPG Awarded Funding from DOE for Development of New Window Coating

Feb 21st, 2014

PPG Industries’ flat glass business has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a dynamically responsive infrared (IR) window coating. The funding is part of an award of up to $750,000 being shared with project leader Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The two are working together to design a coating that [...]

Paul Bush Elected to NFRC Board

Feb 12th, 2014

PPG Industries has announced that Paul W. Bush, PPG manager of technical services for flat glass, has been elected to the board of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), occupying the Fenestration Industry (primary glass manufacturer) seat. “We are pleased to have Paul as a representative of PPG and primary glass manufacturers on the NFRC [...]