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PPG Industries' Liquid Nails Strengthens Heavy Duty Adhesive

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PPG Industries Inc. (PPG) announced that its Liquid Nails brand has strengthened its popular Heavy Duty construction adhesive formula. Liquid Nails Extreme Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive can work in extreme conditions and in temperatures ranging between 22F to 120F. With this in place, professional contractors can work in extreme weather conditions, which was not possible earlier.

PPG Industries’ shares rose as much as 0.9% in the trading session yesterday. The stock closed at $205.08 on that day, gaining around 0.5%.

Liquid Nails Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive is a heavy-duty performer and a latex-based construction adhesive. It is designed for the most demanding applications and provides a high strength, water and weather resistant bond that will outlast the project. This specially formulated adhesive remains flexible when dry, making projects more impact resistant and durable.

Liquid Nails brand adhesive provide maximum performance bonding a variety of materials for professional contractors and DIYers. Liquid Nails brand products are available at many independent paint dealers, in Canada and the U.S., virtually everywhere paint and building materials are sold.

Extreme Heavy Duty adhesive is certified by UL Environment to the GREENGUARD Gold standard as a low emitting material, and thus can be used indoors as well as outdoors. Moreover, it facilitates builders to qualify their projects for certification under the LEED green building program, including LEED v.4 certification, of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Extreme Heavy Duty adhesive also has a plastic tube for outdoor storage. By utilizing the adhesive professionals, who have their materials stored in an exposed truck, can save time vis-à-vis legacy adhesives. This new product can be found in Lowe’s and The Home Depot locations nationwide.

PPG Industries is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock.

Better-ranked companies in the diversified chemical space include LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB), Celanese Corporation (CE) and Johnson Matthey plc (JMPLY). All of these stocks hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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