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PPG Completes Acquisition of Automotive Refinish Products Manufacturer SEM Products, Inc.

Monday, December 3, 2018 8:14 am EST



PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of SEM Products, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of specialized automotive refinish products. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina with a staff of approximately 80 employees, SEM is a leading manufacturer of repair and refinish products used primarily for automotive and other transportation applications. The company is known for various flagship products that offer convenience, including Color Coat, the original flexible coating and mixing system; Bumper Coater, the first product to restore original equipment manufacturer (OEM) finishes on plastic bumpers and cladding; and Dual Mix, a two-part cartridge system for adhesives, fillers and sealers.

About SEM Products, Inc.

A leader in repair and refinish products for 70 years, SEM Products, Inc. is committed to manufacturing innovative and superior professional products. The company is headquartered in Rock Hill, South Carolina. www.semproducts.com.


At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.7 billion in 2017. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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