Posts Tagged ‘ PPG ’

PPG Expects Georgia Gulf Merger with Commodity Chemicals Business to Close Today

Jan 28th, 2013

PPG Industries has announced that company officials expect its previously announced separation of its commodity chemicals business and its merger with a subsidiary of Georgia Gulf Corp. to be completed later today. Upon the completion of the merger, the combined company formed by uniting Georgia Gulf with PPG’s commodity chemicals business will be named Axiall [...]

PPG Sees Improvement in Flat Glass Market

Jan 14th, 2013

PPG Industries officials were optimistic about the future of the flat glass industry during a discussion of the company’s fourth-quarter 2012 results held this morning. “We think we have begun to see improvement in the flat glass business tide, more specifically for end use market in the commercial construction industry in North America,” says 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 [...]