2014

16/10/2014
PPG reports record third quarter net sales and earnings
PPG Industries today reported third quarter 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $3.94 billion, up $161 million, or 4 percent, versus the prior year. Third quarter 2014 reported net income from continuing operations was $377 million, or $2.70 per diluted share. Third quarter 2014 adjusted net income from continuing operations was $394 million, or $2.82 per diluted share, which excludes asset divestiture gains of $73 million after-tax, or 52 cents per diluted share; and charges of $86 million after-tax, or 61 cents per diluted share for an increase to legacy environmental reserves; acquisition-related costs of $2 million after-tax, or 2 cents per diluted share; and a pension settlement charge of $2 million after-tax, or 1 cent per diluted share.

16/10/2014
PPG reports record third quarter net sales and earnings
PPG Industries today reported third quarter 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $3.94 billion, up $161 million, or 4 percent, versus the prior year. Third quarter 2014 reported net income from continuing operations was $377 million, or $2.70 per diluted share. Third quarter 2014 adjusted net income from continuing operations was $394 million, or $2.82 per diluted share, which excludes asset divestiture gains of $73 million after-tax, or 52 cents per diluted share; and charges of $86 million after-tax, or 61 cents per diluted share for an increase to legacy environmental reserves; acquisition-related costs of $2 million after-tax, or 2 cents per diluted share; and a pension settlement charge of $2 million after-tax, or 1 cent per diluted share.

16/10/2014
PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 67 cents per share
The board of directors of PPG Industries today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 67 cents per share, payable Dec. 12 to shareholders of record Nov. 10.

01/10/2014
District court affirms confirmation of Pittsburgh Corning reorganization plan
PPG Industries today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued a memorandum opinion and order on Sept. 30, 2014, affirming confirmation of the current Pittsburgh Corning plan of reorganization. PPG and Corning Incorporated are each 50-percent shareholders of Pittsburgh Corning, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2000.

25/09/2014
PPG celebrates new passive fire protection coatings center in Kunshan
PPG Industries today celebrated the inauguration of a passive fire protection (PFP) coatings research and development center at its Kunshan site. PPG executives Tim Knavish, global vice president, protective and marine coatings; Mike Horton, president, PPG Asia Pacific; and Colin Tan, director, protective coatings, Asia Pacific, attended the ceremony along with many other guests.

09/09/2014
PPG offers SIGMASHIELD 1200 coating for shipping in harsh environments
PPG Industries' protective and marine coatings business is fulfilling growing demand for "ice class" marine coatings for hull protection with SIGMASHIELD® 1200 coating. Developed from research conducted in PPG’s own facilities, SIGMASHIELD 1200 coating delivers exceptional abrasion and impact resistance in ice, combined with very low friction properties.

03/09/2014
PPG launches new ads highlighting coatings innovation, sustainability, color leadership
PPG Industries today announced the launch of an updated global corporate marketing campaign aimed at increasing awareness of how the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company helps its customers in a wide range of markets with coatings innovations, sustainable solutions and color technologies.

03/09/2014
PPG launches new ads highlighting coatings innovation, sustainability, color leadership
PPG Industries today announced the launch of an updated global corporate marketing campaign aimed at increasing awareness of how the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company helps its customers in a wide range of markets with coatings innovations, sustainable solutions and color technologies.

02/09/2014
PPG completes sale of Mount Zion float glass manufacturing facility
PPG Industries today announced that it has completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Mount Zion, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed.

06/08/2014
PPG donates $10,000 and products to U.S. Space and Rocket Center
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $10,000 to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) Foundation in Huntsville, Alabama, for scholarships to AVIATION CHALLENGE® programs at the center. Additionally, PPG Industries’ aerospace business, which operates a facility in Huntsville, has donated coatings to change the livery of an F-16 jet as a “Red Tail” commemorating Alabama’s Tuskegee Airmen who served the U.S. during World War II.

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