PPG's protective and marine coatings (PMC) business has been awarded the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) Fleet Paint and Related Services contract. During this multi-year contract, PPG will supply a complete range of coatings products and systems to meet the coating and distribution specifications of the entire MSC fleet. Established in 1949, the fleet comprises more than 20 classes of ships that provide transportation, combat logistics support and other specialized services to the Department of Defense. MSC operates about 110 ships worldwide. PPG’s PMC business will provide MSC with a variety of coatings for each ship class, mostly from the Amercoat coatings line. The Amercoat coatings brand is well known for products such as the patented PSX 700 and versatile Amercoat 240 epoxy coating.