Posts Tagged ‘ PPG ’

Navikas Discusses PPG Business, Financial Performance at Citi Basic Materials Symposium

Nov 29th, 2012

PPG Industries senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, David B. Navikas, yesterday discussed the company’s business and financial performance at the 2012 Citi Basic Materials Symposium in New York City. According to the announcement, Navikas covered topics such as the transformation of PPG’s business portfolio; growth of the company’s coatings and specialty materials [...]

PPG Moves Insulating Glass Production to Carlisle, Pa.

Nov 1st, 2012

PPG Industries announced its transition of residential insulating glass production to its IG Service Center in Carlisle, Pa., by installing the first Automated Tri-Lite Assembly System (ATLAS) production line for insulating glass (IG) in the U.S, according to a company release. Previously located in Allentown, Pa., the PPG IG Service Center distributes IG units for [...]

PPG Third Quarter Report Reveals a Decline in Glass Segment Sales

Oct 19th, 2012

Glass segment sales from 2012 fell $11 million from the year prior to $262 million, according to PPG Industries’ third-quarter report. Lower pricing and a negative foreign currency translation counterbalanced rising flat glass volumes. Segment earnings rose $1 million from the prior-year quarter, to $24 million. The report goes on to note segment sales of [...]

PPG Appoints Iams VP, Corporate Communications and Marketing

Sep 28th, 2012

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PPG Industries has named Bryan Iams vice president, corporate communications and marketing, effective October 1. Iams will report to J. Rich Alexander, executive vice president. In this role, Iams will be responsible for directing PPG’s global external and internal communications including strategic messaging, media relations, crisis and issues management, brand management, public affairs and communications [...]

GlassBuild America: Focus on Glass

Sep 14th, 2012

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Day Two Impressions

Sep 14th, 2012

From a unique product idea to some great conversations, here goes my impressions from GlassBuild America day two. Best product: I saw a lot of innovative products today but I have to give the award to VEKA for its Solutions product—the “Sol,” standing for solar. The window includes a solar collector that harnesses the sun [...]

Industry Rep Headed to Charlotte, N.C., for Democratic National Convention

Aug 31st, 2012

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In the midst of this year’s Republican and Democratic national conventions, being held in preparation for the upcoming election, one industry representative who works closely with the door and window industry is preparing to attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.   Deron Patterson, a senior account manager for PPG Industries’ flat glass division, [...]

$75,000 PPG Suit Against Jeld-Wen Dismissed with Prejudice

Jul 30th, 2012

PPG Industries’ suit against Jeld-Wen Inc., which alleged breach of license, has been dismissed. According to the order of dismissal, which was granted by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, both companies agreed the suit should be dismissed with prejudice and therefore the Klamath Falls, Ore., window manufacturer Jeld-Wen cannot be [...]

PPG Commodity Chemicals Business to Merge with Georgia Gulf

Jul 20th, 2012

PPG Industries and Georgia Gulf Corp. have announced that the boards of directors of both companies have approved definitive agreements under which PPG will separate its commodity chemicals business and merge it with Georgia Gulf. The terms of the transaction call for PPG to form a new company by separating its commodity chemicals business through [...]

PPG Reports Increased Volume, Price Compression in Second Quarter

Jul 20th, 2012

Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries has reported that its glass segment sales for the second quarter totaled $273 million, down $1 million for the same period in 2011. The company reports that “higher flat glass volumes were offset by lower pricing and the negative impact of foreign currency translation.” Glass segment earnings totaled $23 million, a decrease [...]