PPG Industries: Bringing innovation to the surface


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  • 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 “...

  • 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

  • 8/21/18

    Pull up to any automatic car wash—the kind where machines do all the work while you wait—and you’ll find a staggering menu of options. Should you pay more for spray-on wax? Is an undercarriage wash worth it? And what the heck is “wheel brite”?

    It’s confusing. That’s why CR checked in with our own...

  • 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...

  • 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. 

  • 7/26/18

    PPG said it was recently named to the inaugural National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment Index. The index assesses U.S. companies on their commitment to racial and ethnic equity in every aspect of their business and operations.

  • 7/18/18

    As self-confessed color addicts, we’re always looking for the next big color craze. According to paint brand PPG, the hue to watch for in 2019 is a dark-but-pigmented jewel tone-esque shade called Night Watch. Reminiscent of something you’d find on lush tropical foliage like those trendy...

  • 6/19/18

    Workplace diversity is a priority across all PPG Industries’ business units. Supporting that corporate-wide commitment — a key part of PPG’s core values — the Automotive Refinish division of PPG recently released a video celebrating the company’s diversity in the workplace.

  • 6/20/18

    Soft shades of pink became so popular in recent years that they spread beyond fashion and popped up in icy drinks, classic cookware from France, and a zillion other things, spawning the term millennial pink—a hue trendy enough to capture the spirit of a generation.

    Millennial pink isn’t just one...

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