PPG’s global supply and service network will ensure the availability and delivery of a range of coatings and services to Military Sealift Command drydocking facilities around the world.
Products will include:
- The PPG PSX brand of polysiloxane coatings, which offer excellent durability and aesthetics for exposed steel surfaces;
- PPG AMERCOAT 240 epoxy coatings for external surfaces and tanks, combining strong adhesion with resistance to chemically polluted water;
- PPG SIGMAGLIDE biocide-free fouling release coatings, a system that enhances hull smoothness to increase fuel economy for ships;
- PPG technical service specialists will also be available to provide product selection and application expertise.
“We are committed to supporting the U.S. Navy MSC and we’re proud of the trust that they continue to place in us,” said Scott Doering, PPG sales director, protective and marine coatings, U.S.
Established in 1949, the MSC fleet comprises more than 20 classes of ships that provide transportation, combat logistics support and other specialized services to the Department of Defense. PPG has supported MSC with products and services for over 10 years.