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PPG Profiles Ford Motor Company of South Africa
The Ford Motor Company of South Africa made history when it invested more than $1 billion to upgrade its manufacturing operations at the Silverton Assembly Plant, the largest investment in Ford’s 97-year history in South Africa and one of the largest ever in the country’s automotive industry.
PPG covers every angle for OW Lee’s new state-of-the-art powder coatings line
For more than 65 years, OW Lee has been a producer of premium, hand-crafted outdoor furniture and for more than a decade, has relied almost exclusively on PPG primer and powder coatings to provide long-lasting beauty and protection for its products.
PPG Announces $10 Million Investment in Greenville, South Carolina, Coatings Services Facility
Expansion adds new paint line to meet growing demand for coatings services
PPG Foundation awards scholarship to Bath High School senior
The PPG Foundation has awarded a PPG Foundation Scholarship to Paul Blasiman, a senior at Bath High School in Lima, Ohio, who will be attending The Ohio State University in the fall.
PPG to Acquire Coatings Application Services Provider The Crown Group
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire The Crown Group, a U.S.-based coatings application services business, from High Road Capital Partners and Charter Oak Capital Partners. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.
PPG site earns 2015 Supplier Performance Award from Canada TubeForm
PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that its Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, coatings services site has earned a 2015 Supplier Performance Award from Canada Tubeform. The site was recognized for providing superior performance to the manufacturer of tubular steel components and assemblies.
PPG announces executive appointment
PPG (NYSE:PPG) announced that Jeff Oravitz, previously chief executive officer of MetoKote, is appointed vice president of PPG Coatings Services and president of PPG-MetoKote, reporting directly to Viktor Sekmakas, PPG executive vice president. PPG announced July 6 that it had completed its acquisition of MetoKote.
MetoKote named number one top shop for liquid and powder coating
MetoKote Corporation has been named number one on Products Finishing’s ‘Top Shops’ list for 2016. Products Finishing is a trade publication that has covered the industry since 1938. During the annual benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing, MetoKote was identified as the Top Shop for liquid and powder coatings in 2016.
PPG Completes Acquisition of Global Coatings Services Provider MetoKote
PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of MetoKote Corporation and its affiliates. MetoKote is a U.S.-based coatings services business with 2015 global sales of approximately $200 million. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Platinum Equity to Sell MetoKote to PPG
Platinum Equity today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell MetoKote to PPG (NYSE: PPG). MetoKote is a U.S.-based provider of industrial coating services. Financial terms were not disclosed. The pending transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016.
MetoKote Receives Supplier Performance Award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc.
MetoKote Corporation’s Lima, Ohio facility, was awarded the Supplier Performance award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc. at their annual Supplier Conference held April 21 in Waldo, Ohio.
MetoKote relocates performance test laboratory
MetoKote Corporation, the world leader in electrocoat, powder coat, liquid paint & specialty coatings, recently relocated their Performance Test Laboratory to a larger space within their Lima, Ohio facility. MetoKote has proudly offered customers the convenience of an in-house A2LA (American Association for Laboratory Accreditation) certified laboratory since 1995.