Posts Tagged ‘ PPG Industries ’

Court of Appeals Affirms PPG’s Implementation of Pay Cuts Didn’t Violate Union Arbitration Award

May 12th, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed May 9 that PPG Industries Inc. didn’t violate a past arbitration award to the United Steelworkers and Local Union 193-G, despite contrary arguments by the union. According to court documents, in 2009, PPG unilaterally implemented a two-tier wage system that cut employees’ compensation at an […]

Chicago Company Recognized for Memento Made with Starphire® Glass

Mar 20th, 2014

A custom-etched 12–by-12-inch crescent (curved glass) award manufactured by the Chicago-based Slee Corp., featuring Starphire glass by PPG Industries, recently was named the Best New Technology at the 2014 International Awards Market, an annual event held by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA). The proprietary technology, developed by the Slee Corp., incorporates a three-dimensional laser […]

PPG Reports Glass Segment Sales of $264 Million for Fourth Quarter

Jan 17th, 2014

PPG Industries announced yesterday that its glass segment net sales were $264 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, up $23 million from the same period of the previous year. Additionally, the glass segment saw earnings of $22 million for the quarter, an increase of $14 million versus the prior-year quarter. The company also reported […]

PPG Officials Say Operations Unaffected by Glass Leak at Texas Plant

Dec 23rd, 2013

PPG Industries official say the recent glass leak on one of its float tanks at its Wichita Falls, Texas, facility, have not affected its remaining operations.

PPG to Add 300 New Jobs

Sep 24th, 2013

Governor Tom Corbett announced that PPG Industries, Inc., will establish its North American architectural coatings headquarters in Butler County and expand the company’s existing technology center in Allegheny County, adding more than 300 new jobs in both counties. “We continue to see momentum building in the Pennsylvania economy and businesses are moving here to grow,” […]

PPG Names Sklarsky New CFO

Jul 23rd, 2013

PPG Industries has announced that Frank Sklarsky will become the company’s new chief financial officer as of August 1. Sklarsky, who had previously served as PPG’s executive vice president for finance, replaces David Navikas, who will move to a new role as senior vice president for strategic planning and corporate development.

Glass Sales Down Despite Record Second-Quarter Profits for PPG

Jul 19th, 2013

PPG Industries reported record second-quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year, but company glass sales dipped in what chairman and chief executive officer Charles E. Bunch calls a “challenging” glass market. Overall, the company reported a second-quarter net income from continuing operations of $341 million, or $2.35 […]

PPG CEO to Receive Kavaler Award

Jul 15th, 2013

PPG Industries chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch has been tabbed as the recipient of The ICIS Kavaler Award in recognition of outstanding achievement, according to a PPG release. The award, which is sponsored by the Chemists’ Club, will be presented to Bunch at a ceremony in New York City on October 30. The winner […]

Poetry in Motion in Carlisle

Jul 12th, 2013

John Hollis, who recently joined the DWM magazine team, was invited to tour PPG’s plant this week. Below is his report on his first glass-industry tour. It’s the constant motion that first grabs your attention as you enter the cavernous PPG plant in scenic Carlisle, Pa. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 […]

PPG’s Boone Opens Up Regarding New Role

May 28th, 2013

When it was announced recently that PPG Industries had named Bradley P. Boone as market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass, one window company representative called it “a great move by PPG.” DWM talked to Boone to learn more regarding his new role. DWM: What will be the major changes moving from senior account manager […]