PPG completes $27 million expansion at San Juan del Rio, Mexico, facility
PPG Industries today announced that it has completed a $27 million expansion of its San Juan del Rio, Queretaro, Mexico, coatings manufacturing facility. The company marked completion of the project, which adds 115 new jobs, with a grand-opening ceremony attended by Queretaro State Governor Jorge Lopez Portillo Tostado and San Juan del Rio Mayor Fabian Pineda Morales.

PPG Asia Pacific President Horton honored with Magnolia Memorial Award
Mike Horton, president of PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) operations in the Asia Pacific region, was honored earlier this month by the Shanghai Municipal Government with the prestigious Magnolia Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to the city.

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Amsterdam
PPG Industries today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ charitable-giving project in Amsterdam, which helped revitalize the Amsta Karaad residential care facility at the Overtoom. The Colorful Communities program incorporates employee volunteers, products and financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world.

PPG lifts Fresno glass manufacturing force majeure, will invest $20 million in 2016 for facility enhancements
PPG Industries today announced that it has restored normal operations at its Fresno, California, glass manufacturing facility and lifted the force majeure on architectural, residential and specialty glass products for customers located in the western U.S and western Canada. The company also announced plans to invest $20 million in upgrades for the Fresno facility, which will begin in January 2016.

PPG introduces mobile news application
PPG Industries, the world’s leading coatings company, has launched its first mobile news application, which curates and shares content from traditional, digital and social channels of PPG’s businesses and brands.

PPG showcases leadership in sustainable endeavors at Beautiful China Environment Forum
The Beautiful China Environment Forum, an environmental protection event organized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China, the China Forum of Environmental Journalists and, and sponsored by PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), successfully held its third meeting of 2015 in Qingdao recently. The event attracted more than 100 participants including officials from the field of environmental protection, representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), management of related enterprises, and journalists representing mainstream media.

PPG completes Colorful Communities project in Cieszyn, Poland
PPG Industries today announced the completion of a Colorful Communities charitable-giving project near its paint-manufacturing plant in Cieszyn, Poland. Mayor Ryszard Macura of Cieszyn and Waldemar Gołębiewski, director of the PPG plant, recently reopened a children's playground in the Park pod Wałką after renovation, expansion and painting was completed as part of PPG’s global Colorful Communities initiative. Launched earlier this year, the program expands PPG’s current investment in communities by committing $10 million over 10 years.

PPG extends Colorful Communities program to China
PPG Industries recently held its first Colorful Communities activity in China at the Tianjin TEDA Art Center. As part of the company’s new global community-engagement initiative, nearly 70 volunteers from PPG’s Tianjin plant helped decorate interior walls and paint bright murals in the soon-to-open Color Classroom of the art center. PPG also donated the MASTER’S MARK™ paint to the center before the activity.

PPG completes $3.8 million expansion of Valladolid, Spain, coatings plant
PPG Industries today announced the completion of a $3.8 million expansion at its coatings manufacturing facility in Laguna de Duero, Valladolid, Spain. The investment provides new, state-of-the-art, mixing and blending equipment at the facility that will support an 80 percent increase in annual production capacity of coatings for automotive parts and industrial applications.

PPG debuts PPG ONE Series of single-component coatings
PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business has introduced the PPG ONE Series, a collection of three individual coatings products developed to provide industrial-level protection in an easy-to-use, one-component package.

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