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  • 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

    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...

  • 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

    PPG and the PPG Foundation are donating $7.5 million to the Carnegie Science Center, the largest contribution in the North Shore museum’s 26-year history. The gift will go toward the construction of the $29.8 million four-story Science Pavilion — now to be called the PPG Science Pavilion —...

  • 1/08/18

    In the report “Driverless Future: A Policy Roadmap for City Leaders,” experts in transportation, economics and urban planning highlight the benefits of autonomous vehicles. They also present a stark warning to city leaders who don’t plan for this future. At the same time, the Trump administration...

  • 1/08/18

    First came a 20-year agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins to put its name on what is now called PPG Paints Arena. Now Pittsburgh’s hometown coatings giant is hoping for even broader exposure among hockey fans across North America in a deal that makes it the official paint brand for the...

  • 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 ...

  • 1/08/18

    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...

  • 1/03/18

    At PPG Industries' research center in Harmar -- a place where floor-to-ceiling glass windows and skylights allow natural light to flood the lobby, corridors and employee cafeteria -- researchers are working to develop materials for use in new lighting systems that have the potential to slash...

  • 1/03/18

    Only a year after Diane Kappas earned her chemical engineering degree and joined PPG Industries at its Springdale coatings plant, the Pittsburgh-based company sent her to Oak Creek, Wis., where she became the first female engineer to work at its paints and resins facility there....


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