2014

12/06/2014
PPG completes acquisition of Panama-based protective and marine coatings distributor
PPG Industries today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Canal Supplies Inc. (CSI), a privately-owned, Panama-based distributor of protective and marine coatings to customers in Central America. Financial terms were not disclosed.

12/06/2014
PPG completes acquisition of Panama-based protective and marine coatings distributor
PPG Industries today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Canal Supplies Inc. (CSI), a privately-owned, Panama-based distributor of protective and marine coatings to customers in Central America. Financial terms were not disclosed.

10/06/2014
PPG to acquire Pittsburgh-based architectural paint distributor Masterwork
PPG Industries today announced that its North American architectural coatings business has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Masterwork, an independent architectural paint distributor headquartered in Pittsburgh. The acquisition of Masterwork, which operates a 13-store network throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York, will expand PPG’s company-owned stores footprint in the region. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to customary closing conditions.

10/06/2014
PPG donates $10,000 to NACE International Foundation for annual scholarships
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $10,000 to create two annual scholarships provided through the NACE International Foundation, a 501(c)(3) entity affiliated with NACE International, The Corrosion Society. Two students pursuing postsecondary academic degrees related to corrosion or coatings each received a $5,000 scholarship on behalf of PPG.

10/06/2014
PPG donates $10,000 to NACE International Foundation for annual scholarships
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $10,000 to create two annual scholarships provided through the NACE International Foundation, a 501(c)(3) entity affiliated with NACE International, The Corrosion Society. Two students pursuing postsecondary academic degrees related to corrosion or coatings each received a $5,000 scholarship on behalf of PPG.

05/06/2014
PPG to acquire specialty coatings supplier The Homax Group
PPG Industries today announced that its North American architectural coatings business has reached a definitive agreement to acquire The Homax Group, Inc., a supplier of decorative wall and ceiling texture repair products. Homax is a portfolio company of Olympus Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to customary closing conditions.

02/06/2014
PPG to launch new SIGMAGLIDE 1290 coating at Posidonia
PPG Industries' protective and marine coatings business has announced the launch of the SIGMAGLIDE® 1290 system, a 100-percent silicone binder fouling release system that uses a dynamic surface regeneration technology to eliminate slime problems and dramatically increase fuel savings compared to existing fouling release products.

02/06/2014
PPG recognized by CIO magazine among CIO 100 Awards winners
IDG's CIO magazine today announced that PPG Industries is a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

02/06/2014
PPG acquires Connecticut-based architectural paint distributor Painter’s Supply
PPG Industries today announced that its North American architectural coatings business has acquired substantially all of the assets of Painter’s Supply, an independent architectural paint distributor headquartered in Connecticut. Painter’s Supply operates 10 locations in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Financial terms were not disclosed.

23/05/2014
PPG PMC improves made-to-order capabilities at Little Rock facility
PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business announced that it has manufactured more than 100,000 gallons of coatings in a new small batch process that began operation at its Little Rock, Arkansas, manufacturing facility in January.

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