Posts Tagged ‘ PPG Industries ’

PPG Reports Third-Quarter Sales of $3.87 Billion

Oct 19th, 2015

PPG Industries has reported third-quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations of $3.87 billion, versus the prior-year figure of $3.94 billion. Glass segment net sales were $278 million for the quarter, down $5 million, or 2 percent, year-over-year. Improved pricing in both glass businesses was offset by the impact of unfavorable foreign currency translation, which […]

PPG Declares Force Majeure for Glass in Western U.S., Canada

Sep 14th, 2015

PPG Industries has had production issues at its Fresno, Calif., flat glass manufacturing facility since the end of August, and it isn’t exactly sure when things will get back to normal. The company announced Thursday it has declared a force majeure on the production of architectural, residential and specialty glass products for customers in western […]

McKenna Fills PPG’s National Architectural Manager Role in the Southeast

Jul 9th, 2015


Nathan McKenna has been named national architectural manager for PPG Industries’ flat glass business in the Southeast region. In this role he will manage Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and most of Florida. Prior to PPG, McKenna worked at Columbia Commercial Building Products in Dallas, where he served as glass division manager. Glenn T. Miner, […]

PPG Reports 1 Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

Apr 20th, 2015

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. According […]

PPG Senior Vice President Navikas to Retire

Jan 20th, 2015

PPG Industries announced David B. Navikas, senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate development, will retire March 1. “PPG has benefited greatly from David’s deep knowledge of our company’s strategic priorities and financial framework,” says Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman and chief executive officer. “He has been a key leader in driving the growth and […]

PPG Awards More Than $340,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program

Aug 3rd, 2014

The PPG Industries Foundation is sponsoring more than $340,000 worth of undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students in communities where PPG Industries operates through National Merit Scholarship Corp. in 2014, including 54 new four-year scholarships, according to a recent company release. The new scholarships include 35 awards for PPG employees’ children, 17 awards for other […]

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 Recognized by CIO Magazine

Jun 3rd, 2014

PPG Industries is a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 in CIO magazine. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). “Receiving the CIO 100 award affirms PPG Industries’ commitment to delivering innovative IT solutions to support the strategic […]

Court of Appeals Affirms PPG’s Implementation of Pay Cuts Didn’t Violate Union Arbitration Award

May 12th, 2014


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed May 9 that PPG Industries Inc. didn’t violate a past arbitration award to the United Steelworkers and Local Union 193-G, despite contrary arguments by the union. According to court documents, in 2009, PPG unilaterally implemented a two-tier wage system that cut employees’ compensation at an […]

Chicago Company Recognized for Memento Made with Starphire® Glass

Mar 20th, 2014

A custom-etched 12–by-12-inch crescent (curved glass) award manufactured by the Chicago-based Slee Corp., featuring Starphire glass by PPG Industries, recently was named the Best New Technology at the 2014 International Awards Market, an annual event held by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA). The proprietary technology, developed by the Slee Corp., incorporates a three-dimensional laser […]