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As part of its COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® Day of Caring on Oct. 11, PPG (PPG) today announced the completion of nine Colorful Communities projects in partnership with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to help revitalize and bring color to various organizations in Pittsburgh – PPG’s global headquarters city. Colorful Communities Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help local non-profit organizations across Allegheny and Butler counties. Volunteers take to the streets, offices, playgrounds, schools and more to help local organizations better serve people in need in the community.
PPG Industries (PPG), one of the two premier sponsors for METALCON 2019, will roll out its latest color series for metal coatings at the event.
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PPG (PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® project at the Union Rescue Mission’s (URM) Hope Gardens Family Center. This transitional housing campus in Sylmar, California, offers sanctuary to single women and children who are experiencing homelessness, as well as permanent supportive housing for senior women. The project brought together more than 140 employee volunteers from PPG’s aerospace business, who spent the day painting several highly used areas around the facility and landscaping the campus grounds.
Per the new contract, Air Products (APD) will boost its nitrogen capacity to support increasing demand from existing and new facilities of Samwha Capacitor in South Korea.
PPG (PPG) today announced that its facilities across the country will mark National Manufacturing Day by hosting hundreds of high school and university students and teachers throughout the month of October. Organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), National Manufacturing Day aims to address labor opportunities, connect with future generations of manufacturers and ensure success of the manufacturing industry. At each of the participating plants, students will explore industry employment opportunities and education options, hearing first-hand from PPG employees about the diverse and high-tech career paths within modern manufacturing.
For the upcoming year, the SICO® paint brand by PPG suggests taking a journey back to ancient times with its 2020 Colour of the Year: Mystic Cobalt (6008-73). This deep blue with hints of purple is inspired by the enchanting mix of mineral pigments known as cobalt blue. The increasing need for connection in an unmoored world was a reoccurring theme at the recent PPG Global Colour Workshop.
PPG Industries (PPG) is likely to feature a mini-shed coating with a different color of PPG Aquacron 200 waterborne acrylic polyurethane on four sidewalls.
PPG announced Tuesday that it would extend its exclusive paint partnership with the National Hockey League and provide a thermochromic coating to all official game pucks. As part of the partnership, PPG would continue to be the official paint of the NHL in the United States and Canada for the next three years. According to a fact sheet from the PPG, an average of 30 pucks are used over the course of a hockey game and the NHL goes through 60,000 pucks over the course of a season.
PPG (PPG) and the National Hockey League (NHL®) today announced a three-year extension of their partnership, with PPG continuing its status as the Official Paint of the NHL in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, all official game pucks in the 2019-2020 NHL season will include a color-changing thermochromic coating. “We’re proud to continue combining the power of the NHL with PPG and its well-known consumer paint brands, including PPG PAINTS™, DULUX® paint, SICO® paint, GLIDDEN® paint and OLYMPIC® stains,” said Bryan Iams, PPG vice president, corporate and government affairs.
PPG (PPG) today announced that its Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) printable heating technology will be featured in a presentation during the WardsAuto UX (User Experience) Conference in Novi, Michigan, on Oct. 1. The printed heater can replace conventional heating elements in automotive vehicle seats and other applications. Richard Vaughan, creative director for CGT, a leading manufacturer of interior surface materials for the automotive industry, will highlight PPG’s PTC technology during a panel discussion titled “The Latest UX Technologies for Upcoming Platforms” at 10:45 a.m. ET.
Chemicals maker PPG Industries Inc said on Thursday a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into the alleged role of a former controller of the company in inflating profits has been resolved with no financial penalty. "In its order, the SEC acknowledged PPG's self-reporting, its ongoing cooperation throughout the investigation and its prompt remedial actions," the company said in a statement. PPG also said the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania would not pursue any action further.
PPG Industries Inc. said late Thursday that it had settled a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation and that the Justice Department had concluded its probe and has not taken action. PPG stock was flat after hours and closed regular trading at $116.66. "We are pleased to have resolved this matter with both the SEC and USAO without any financial or other penalty," Chief Executive Michael McGarry said in a statement. "As we move forward, our focus remains on our unwavering adherence to our core standards including financial integrity, which must and will remain a top priority and a focus for all PPG employees." Both the SEC and the Justice Department were investigating the company's accounting practices. PPG restated several quarterly and annual filings and in May 2018 and fired the company's then-controller.
PPG (PPG) today announced that the investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding PPG’s financial reporting for the period December 2016 through April 2018 has been resolved as to the Company. The settlement involves no financial penalty. In its order, the SEC acknowledged PPG’s self-reporting, its ongoing cooperation throughout the investigation, and its prompt remedial actions.
The bid would come three months after Axalta said it would explore a sale. It would allow PPG to overcome potential antitrust hurdles it would face were it to buy the entirety of Axalta, and only take on businesses it deems complementary. CD&R and PPG are discussing forming a consortium to bid for Axalta with other investors that include Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and U.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc, one of the sources said.
PPG (PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® project at Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among veterans in Pittsburgh. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG volunteers and paint products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world, such as in Pittsburgh, PPG’s global headquarters city. “At Veterans Place, we’re dedicated to ending homelessness among veterans in the Pittsburgh region by offering a safe, supportive and renewing environment as these men and women gain the necessary skills to face real life challenges, secure permanent housing and lead productive and self-sufficient lives,” said Marlon Ferguson, executive director, Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard.
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