PPG Industries: Bringing innovation to the surface


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  • 6/19/18

    Blue and red as color choices can have very different connotations.

    As the Business Times transitions from red to blue in its logo and design online and in print, the color experts at PPG explained how the two colors illicit different feelings and subconscious responses.

  • 1/24/18

    Courtesy of Guest Blogger Jim Priddy, PPG plant manager, Euclid, Ohio

    When was the company or division founded, by whom and why?

    PPG was founded in 1883 by Capt. John B. Ford and John Pitcairn in Creighton, Pa. Since then, we have maintained our commitment to innovation and quality products and...

  • 1/23/18

    Jim Cramer spoke to Michael McGarry, the chairman and CEO of PPG Industries, about why his company's products are essentials for self-driving cars.

  • 1/23/18

    When Henry Ford revolutionized transportation a century ago with the mass-produced Model T, it came in just one color: black. Eager to customize vehicles to buyers’ tastes, automakers have since cranked out cars in almost every hue imaginable. Now the industry is again concentrating on its...

  • 1/11/18

    Black and gray are among consumers’ top picks for car colors every year. But in the universe of self-driving vehicles, those popular shades present a challenge. Because dark surfaces absorb much more light than white ones, the infrared signals emitted from self-driving car sensors don’t...

  • 1/08/18

    While it seems like white, gray and other cool neutrals have taken over many shelter magazines and blogs in the past few seasons, there’s starting to be little rise in temperature. Here and there, dollops of hothouse pink, sultry red and sunset orange are showing up in decorative accessories...

  • 1/08/18

    In 2018, PPG will expand its relationship with Team PenskeTeam Penske and PPG will celebrate their 34th season together in 2018 with the company reaffirming its commitment by becoming a primary sponsor of the team’s No. 12 Ford Fusion driven by Ryan Blaney in six ...

  • 1/12/18

    PPG announced that the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG DURANAR coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica. According to Steve Metzger, general manager for Trojan Architectural Coaters in Pompano Beach,...

  • 1/08/18

    PPG on Thursday said it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...

  • 1/08/18

    In the mid-1990s, Janice DuFour was one of only a handful of employees at Universal Display Corp., a fledgling firm trying to find commercial uses for patents it held on organic light emitting diodes or OLEDs — materials that when electrically charged provide the color and images that show up on...

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