Posts Tagged ‘ PPG ’

Quanex Building Products Grows North American Marketing Team

Jun 3rd, 2021

Quanex Building Products has added to its North American marketing team and recent moves have allowed for what the company calls more strategic marketing sightlines across the organization, supporting both the North American Fenestration (NAF) side as well as the North American Cabinet Components (NACC) division of the business. Earlier this year, the company announced […]

ASC Announces Winners of 2020 Innovation Awards

Nov 9th, 2020

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) held its 4th annual Innovation Awards at the ASC 2020 Fall Virtual Convention November 4-6, 2020. The Innovation awards recognizes the top three innovations from the adhesive and sealant industry. The following were the winners of the 2020 awards: Science and Innovation (30%) Applicability & Impact (10%) Impact of […]

Approaching Retirement, Vitro’s Patrick Kenny Reflects on 40-Year Career

May 20th, 2020

Patrick Kenny, vice president of marketing for Vitro Architectural Glass, has been a pioneer throughout his 40-year career in the glass industry. He’s led new departments and taken on roles that didn’t exist previously. After spending his entire career with PPG and, later, Vitro Architectural Glass after PPG sold its flat glass division, Kenny plans […]

ASTM Highlights Windborne Debris Standard Prior to Hurricane Season

May 13th, 2020

As hurricane season approaches, ASTM International gave a history lesson on its windborne debris standards for glazing systems. David Hattis, president of Building Technology Inc., led a webinar titled, “Windborne Debris Standards in Hurricanes for Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective Systems,” as part of ASTM’s resilience in construction series. Hattis explained that […]

Mexico Faces New Tariff on All Goods

Jun 3rd, 2019

In a move to halt illegal immigration, President Trump has said that the U.S. will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico, beginning June 10. In a tweet last Thursday, the president threatened to increase that tariff rate gradually until “the illegal immigration problem is remedied, at which time […]

Vitro Names Bradley Boone Director of OEM for Residential and Specialty Glass

May 31st, 2019

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has appointed Bradley P. Boone to director of the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) segment for residential glass and specialty glass markets. A 39-year company veteran, Boone has spent his entire career in the glass business, primarily in glass manufacturing and in the technical support, sales and marketing of glass […]

Vitro Architectural Glass Has Three New Vice Presidents

May 17th, 2019

Paul Bush, Patrick J. Kenny and Mark Seeton have all been appointed to vice president positions at Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass). As vice president of quality and technical services, Bush will be responsible for product quality and quality processes, and for providing technical support and guidance to Vitro Glass customers and field sales […]

Court: PPG Industries Liable for Toxic Pollution from Glass Plant

Apr 27th, 2018

A judge recently ruled that PPG Industries Inc. is liable for toxic pollution that flowed for decades from its solid waste disposal area (SWDA) near its glass manufacturing plant in Ford City, PA, into the Allegheny River. U.S. magistrate judge Robert Mitchell of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued an […]

Coatings and Machinery on Display at Fensterbau

Mar 22nd, 2018

Fensterbau is taking place this week in Nuremberg, Germany, and today DWM takes a look at some of the products available from coating and machinery suppliers. “The show was very good today,” said Michael Braeuel, president of AquaSurTech. “As always, we had a good international contingent of window and door makers interested in just-in-time colorization. […]

Raymond Gallagher of PPG Industries Dies at 79

Jan 26th, 2018

Raymond “Ray” Gallagher, a former employee of the PPG Glass Laboratory, died January 19, 2018 outside Pittsburgh after a brief illness. He was 79 years old. Gallagher worked for PPG Industries Inc. for 45 years. According to his obituary, he was awarded several U.S. patents, and international patents in Germany, Italy, Sweden and India. Gallagher […]

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