Posts Tagged ‘ PPG ’

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 [...]

PPG Issues Price Increase

Nov 14th, 2013

PPG Flat Glass has announced a price increase on its primary glass products, effective December 2. The company attributes the increase to “material, operating and distribution costs despite continuing implementation of productivity improvements and cost mitigation efforts.” “To provide sufficient reinvestment economics that will justify continuing product supply and future product development, we find it [...]

PPG Hires Deron Patterson to Lead Flat Glass International

Oct 22nd, 2013

Deron Patterson is hardly a stranger to the benefits of insulating glass and high-performance low-E glass to building sustainability. A 14-year veteran to the U.S. glass industry, Patterson’s new job as PPG’s international sales manager, flat glass international is to continue passing on that knowledge to those outside the U.S. Only not just in Mexico [...]

PPG Announces Record Third-Quarter Results

Oct 17th, 2013

PPG enjoyed record third-quarter results, and the company has improved glass segment sales to thank in some small part for it. The company’s glass segment netted $278 million for the quarter, an increase of $16 million year over year. Volumes grew modestly in both fiber glass and flat glass, reversing a negative trend from earlier [...]