PPG Industries: Bringing innovation to the surface


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  • 12/12/18

    When the Boston Bruins face off against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day, an improbable tech marriage of sports and beer will come together. Coors made a splash when they debuted their patented technology that changed the color of the mountains on their beer cans from...

  • 11/26/18

    (Editor's Note: This bylined article is by Allison Heape, PPG global color styling manager, industrial coatings)

    In 2018, the push for increased wellness in the workplace continued to grow. From Amazon HQ’s 40,000 plants to Samsung’s multiple “garden floors” in San Jose or the great green heart of...

  • 11/22/18

    PPG is the recipient of the 2018 corporate social responsibility (CSR) award from the British Coatings Federation (BCF) for the second consecutive year.

  • 10/31/18

    The fashion world might declare white after Labor Day a no-no, but in interiors, the color is a design staple 24/7, 365 days a year. "It’s timeless, it’s trendless," says designer Leanne Ford, host of HGTV’s Restored by the Fords. "Trends come and go, and white is on an entire plane by itself."...

  • 10/29/18

    PPG recently announced that it received The Home Depot ® Supplier Partner of the Year award in the paint category for the launch of PPG Timeless® interior and exterior paint and Olympic® stains. The award was announced at The Home Depot’s annual Supplier Partnership Meeting in Atlanta.

  • 10/11/18

    In this Q&A, Bryan Iams, PPG vice president of corporate communications, marketing, and government and community affairs, discusses the company’s highly focused approach to corporate philanthropy

  • 10/11/18

    Ferrari and PPG have been working collaboratively to create a new, high-tech and innovative coating range. This new low-temperature paint system was developed by PPG’s Italian plant in Quattordio, Italy in close coordination with the R&D Center in Allison Park. 

  • 10/11/18

    Nicole Fonseca, a 39-year-old Detroiter who studied fashion design at Central Michigan University, was tasked with color and interior design on the redesigned 2019 Nissan Altima. Nissan was clearly pleased with the results — it promoted her into color management for Nissan globally, working from...

  • 9/20/18

    An oblong, purple fruit — an eggplant or an aubergine, whichever you prefer — is part of the reason you aren’t dripping in sweat while sitting inside a Southwest airplane cabin tens of thousands of feet in the air. It’s also the inspiration for a new type of paint that will help autonomous cars “...

  • 8/21/18

    Henry Ford famously said a customer can have a car in "any color that he wants, as long as it is black." But black on self-driving cars could be deadly. ... "All the colors on vehicles today or road signs, road markings, are all designed for our eyes," said David Bem, vice president of science and...

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