PPG highlighting powder coatings innovations at FABTECH 2021

September 13, 2021

PPG expert to discuss extreme edge coverage, corrosion protection

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13, 2021 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it will be displaying its cutting-edge powder coatings for metal fabricators at FABTECH 2021 in Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 13-16.

Among the featured powder innovations will be PPG ENVIROCRON™ Extreme Protection Edge coating, PPG Envirocron High Transfer Efficiency (HTE) coating and PPG CORAFLON® Platinum coating, which is a new world-class fluoropolymer powder coating for architectural extrusions and sheet aluminum. PPG also will showcase its expertise in color and corrosion protection with electro-coat (e-coat), pretreatment and liquid coatings solutions. 

Representatives from PPG’s coatings services business will be on hand to answer questions about the company’s protective coatings application services and equipment design and installation capabilities.

Visitors to the PPG booth (D45132) can get a discount coupon for orders placed through the company’s new powder ecommerce site. By ordering through the site, customers can access an extensive library of more than 750 RAL, 200 Pantone and 70 Federal Standard colors. They also can place small batch orders for 5 pounds (2.3 kilograms) of stocked coatings and 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) of made-to-order products.

Kathryn Shaffer, PPG global technology platform manager, will discuss extreme edge coverage and corrosion protection during the show’s “Advancements in Powder Coating Materials” technical workshop on Sept. 15 from 8–9:30 a.m.

“At this year’s FABTECH show, we are very excited to showcase both the products and the people that make PPG an industry leader,” said Kevin Braun, PPG vice president, global industrial coatings. “Our powder coatings combine beautiful finishes with exceptional protection performance and are backed by a leading team of coatings professionals.”

PPG powder coating products on display during the show will include: 

  • PPG Envirocron Extreme Protection Edge coating – Delivers protection on sharp, hard-to-coat edges with just one coat and presents a higher first-pass transfer efficiency and reduced powder usage. 
  • PPG Envirocron HTE coating – Developed for complex, difficult-to-coat surfaces with first-pass transfer rates of up to 85%. 
  • PPG Coraflon Platinum coating – The latest addition to PPG’s fluoropolymer coatings, offering an extended gloss range from five to 85 and the industry’s highest levels of corrosion and weathering resistance.

Specifically formulated without solvents, PPG's family of specialty powder coatings include low-cure, high-transfer efficiency and one-coat extreme protection for sharp edges in more than 200 colors.

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At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and specialty materials that our customers have trusted for more than 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 75 countries and reported net sales of $13.8 billion in 2020. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit

We protect and beautify the world and Envirocron are trademarks, and Coraflon and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

PPG Media Contacts:
Alicia Cafardi
Industrial Coatings
+1 412-510-1907

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