PPG completes acquisition of global coatings services provider MetoKote
PPG today announced that it has completed its acquisition of MetoKote Corporation and its affiliates. MetoKote is a U.S.-based coatings services business with 2015 global sales of approximately $200 million. Financial terms were not disclosed.

PPG to announce second quarter 2016 results July 21
PPG announces the following details for its second quarter 2016 earnings release and teleconference call on July 21.

PPG Foundation awards more than $290,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program
The PPG Foundation announced today that it is sponsoring more than $290,000 in undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students through National Merit Scholarship Corp. in 2016, including 43 new four-year scholarships.

PPG announces executive appointment
PPG today announced that Max Wetzel, currently chief marketing officer and general manager, home centers, U.S. and Canada, for PPG’s architectural coatings business is appointed vice president, global strategic marketing, architectural coatings, effective July 1.

PPG to transfer pension administration and obligations to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
PPG today announced that it has entered into an agreement to transfer pension benefits and annuity administration for $1.6 billion in pension liabilities to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife).

PPG helps to refurbish Associació de Solidaritat i Ajuda Veïnal center with volunteers, donated paint and supplies
PPG recently helped to rejuvenate the Associació de Solidaritat i Ajuda Veïnal (ASAV) community center in Rubi, Barcelona, Spain, with donated paint and paint supplies as well as employees who volunteered to fix and brighten the center’s walls. Participating PPG employees work at the company’s Rubi facility as well as nearby sites in Montcada and Barberà del Vallès.

PPG donates more than $12,000 to support child-focused programs in two Russian communities
PPG has donated $12,100 to help two child-centered organizations in Russia expand their programs and services to area youth. The contributions were made on behalf of the PPG facilities in Lipetsk and Kolomna, Russia.

PPG congratulates EPFL Euler Course graduates, celebrates first year as official partner
PPG, which has its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional headquarters in Rolle, Switzerland, recently celebrated the graduation of five students from the Euler Course at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and marked the end of its first year as an official sponsor of the program. The course gives high-potential mathematics students in Switzerland an opportunity to cultivate their talent by taking special mathematics classes at the school.

PPG signs agreement for sale of European fiber glass operations to Nippon Electric Glass
PPG today announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its European fiber glass operations to glass manufacturer Nippon Electric Glass Co. Ltd. (NEG). The transaction is subject to completion of employee consultation processes, receipt of regulatory clearances and other customary closing conditions. PPG and NEG expect to close the transaction in the second half of 2016.

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Shanghai
As part of its global community engagement efforts, PPG has announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Shanghai that helped to revitalize the fence and campus facilities of Yuyuan Road No.1 Primary School. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG volunteers and products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where our company operates around the world.

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