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20/12/2016
PPG to announce fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results Jan. 19, 2017
PPG announces details for its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 earnings release and teleconference call, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.

13/12/2016
PPG enhances University Talent Power Program to provide career advice to college students in China
PPG successfully completed the 2016 University Talent Power Program in China. This year, the company provided more than RMB 470,000 in scholarships for 110 talented students in 11 Chinese universities. Also, PPG enriched the program with the launch of the Career Intelligence Class, which provided professional quality and soft-skills training for over 700 college students about to enter the workforce.

09/12/2016
PPG initiates global restructuring, targeting $125 million in annual savings
PPG announced today that its board of directors approved significant and broad restructuring actions to reduce its global cost structure. The actions are focused on certain regions and end-use markets where business conditions are weakest, and they are targeting structural reductions in operating, functional and administrative costs.

06/12/2016
PPG to distribute wastewater substrate-repair products from Sauereisen
PPG has reached an agreement to distribute several wastewater infrastructure-repair products manufactured by Sauereisen, a leading global producer of corrosion-resistant materials for industrial applications. Products PPG will offer include RestoKrete™ substrate resurfacer No. F-121, RestoKrete No. 208 filler compound, and RestoKrete No. 209 and No. 209FS filler compounds.

21/11/2016
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Academy Prep Center
As part of its global community engagement efforts, PPG announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project that helped to brighten and revitalize classrooms at Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, Florida. In addition, the PPG Foundation donated $20,000 on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings business to support the school’s science, technology, engineering and math programs.

18/11/2016
PPG completes sale of its ownership interest in PFG Fiber Glass joint ventures
PPG today announced that it has completed the sale of its 50 percent ownership interest in its two PFG Fiber Glass joint ventures (PFG) to Nan Ya Plastics Corp., which owned the other 50 percent interest. Nan Ya is affiliated with Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group. PPG received gross proceeds of approximately $170 million from the transaction.

18/11/2016
McGarry of PPG to present at 2016 Citi Basic Materials Conference
PPG today announced that Chairman and CEO Michael H. McGarry will present at the 2016 Citi Basic Materials Conference in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 9:30 a.m. ET.

10/11/2016
PPG earns R&D 100 Awards for automotive, aerospace electrocoat technologies
PPG today announced that two of its electrocoat (e-coat) technologies have earned 2016 R&D 100 Awards in the mechanical/materials category. ENVIRO-PRIME® EPIC automotive electrocoat (e-coat) featuring a patented organic catalyst and AEROCRON™ 2100 aerospace electrocoat primer are among the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year, according to judges for the 54th annual awards.

08/11/2016
PPG helps build and paint bicycles for children in Istanbul through COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project
PPG today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Istanbul, Turkey, that provided newly built and painted bicycles to nearly 35 elementary school students, including 15 who are Syrian refugees. 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, such as in Istanbul.

08/11/2016
PPG helps build and paint bicycles for children in Istanbul through COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project
PPG today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Istanbul, Turkey, that provided newly built and painted bicycles to nearly 35 elementary school students, including 15 who are Syrian refugees. 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, such as in Istanbul.

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