• Five of AIA's Top 10 'Green' Building Projects Utilize PPG's Coatings

    August 9, 2013
    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) honored the top 10 "green" building projects for 2013 at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition, June 20-22 in Denver, and at least five of the projec…

  • Greens Gaining Ground

    August 9, 2013
    Progress and purposefulness are characterizing the automotive world’s color mood. The colors in this year’s BASF trend collection entitled “Making Headway” are predicting this positive outlook ahead. “With new technologi…

  • Bush Presidential Center features PPG Glass, Coatings,Paint

    August 9, 2013
     PPG Industries  announced that the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, which is LEED Platinum certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, was constructed with SOLARBAN 70XL STARPHIRE glass, CORAFLON ADS (Air-Dried System) coati…

  • PPG to Reinstate CORAFLON Brand Name for FEVE Architectural Powder Coating

    August 8, 2013
    PPG Industries’  coil and extrusion coatings group announced that its line of fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE)-based powder coatings will again be marketed under the Coraflon brand name, reversing a previous decision to sell them under th…

  • Personnel Update From Wagner Industrial Solutions

    August 8, 2013
    Wagner Industrial Solutions, a company specializing in liquid and powder coating application technology has hired Jennifer Bochenek as a purchasing agent. She brings more than 15 years of experience in purchasing/procurement with both national and in…

  • Personnel Update Wagner Industrial Solutions

    August 8, 2013
    Wagner Industrial Solutions, a company specializing in liquid and powder coating application technology has hired Jennifer Bochenek as a purchasing agent. She brings more than 15 years of experience in purchasing/procurement with both national and in…

  • U.S. Green Building Council Formally Adopts LEED v4

    August 8, 2013
    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that 86 percent of its voting membership voted to approve the fourth version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system, or LEED v4. The LEED v4 rating system will be launched…

  • BASF Expands Automotive Coatings Production Capacity in Brazil

    August 8, 2013
    BASF is going to expand its production capacity for waterborne coatings in the Demarchi Coatings Site, located in São Paulo state, Brazil. The €2 million investment will increase its capacity of both waterborne primer and basecoats. The e…

  • PPG donates $5,000 to Milwaukee Public Schools

    August 8, 2013
    MILWAUKEE, July 31, 2013 – The PPG Industries Foundation donated $5,000 to Milwaukee Public Schools to support the biomedical sciences programs in six high schools. The grant was made on behalf of the PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) Oak Creek, Wis.,…

  • UK Nanomaterials Company Makes Dark Material Breakthrough

    August 8, 2013
    Surrey NanoSystems' unique nanotechnology processing know-how has been used to deposit the world's blackest material on lightweight, temperature-sensitive substrates. Its new 'super black' coating can be applied to optical instruments…

  • UK Nanomaterials Company Makes Dark Material Breakthrough

    August 8, 2013
    Surrey NanoSystems' unique nanotechnology processing know-how has been used to deposit the world's blackest material on lightweight, temperature-sensitive substrates. Its new 'super black' coating can be applied to optical instruments…

  • BASF Expands Automotive Coatings Production Capacity in Brazil

    August 8, 2013
    BASF is going to expand its production capacity for waterborne coatings in the Demarchi Coatings Site, located in São Paulo state, Brazil. The €2 million investment will increase its capacity of both waterborne primer and basecoats. The e…

  • PPG donates $5,000 to Milwaukee Public Schools

    August 8, 2013
    The PPG Industries Foundation donated $5,000 to Milwaukee Public Schools to support the biomedical sciences programs in six high schools. The grant was made on behalf of the PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) Oak Creek, Wis., industrial coatings plant and fa…

  • PPG to Reinstate Coraflon Brand Name for FEVE Architectural Powder Coatings

    August 8, 2013
    PPG Industries’  coil and extrusion coatings group announced that its line of fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE)-based powder coatings will again be marketed under the Coraflon brand name, reversing a previous decision to sell them under th…

  • Clariant Signs Up to UN Global Compact

    August 7, 2013
    Clariant has signed the declaration of membership of the UN Global Compact. In doing so, the company is emphasizing its all-round commitment to sustainable development and being a good corporate citizen based on the UN initiative’s 10 general p…