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PPG’s Delaware, Ohio, Plant to Host Students on National Manufacturing Day

Friday, October 5, 2018 3:31 pm EDT

Dateline:

DELAWARE, Ohio
"PPG wants to prepare and educate students for a career in manufacturing"

DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE: PPG) announced that its Delaware, Ohio, plant will host teachers and students from Delaware City Schools today.

The event is being held to mark National Manufacturing Day, organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which aims to address labor opportunities, connect with future generations of manufacturers and ensure success of the manufacturing industry.

“PPG wants to prepare and educate students for a career in manufacturing,” said Chuck Kochanski, PPG plant manager, Delaware. “We want to make connections by offering hands-on experiences to get them excited about the potential options within the field. We’re excited to host local students and show them all that manufacturing has to offer.”

The students from Delaware City Schools are involved in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program and were selected based on teacher recommendations. Students will participate in a tour of the plant, receive an overview of PPG’s recent technological developments and employee safety initiatives, and participate in a hands-on workshop.

PPG’s Delaware, Ohio, facility employs approximately 400 people and produces resins and coatings for the automotive refinish and collision market, as well as resins for the packaging, industrial and automotive OEM markets.

PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™

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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Contact:

PPG Media Contacts:
Greta Edgar, +1 412-434-2445
Corporate Communications
edgar@ppg.com
or
Mark Silvey, +1 412-434-3046
Corporate Communications
silvey@ppg.com
www.ppg.com


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