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Vitro Architectural Glass to build jumbo MSVD coater in Texas

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has selected its Wichita Falls plant to be the site of a new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) glass coater, expected to be the largest...

Section: News Date: 2017-02-17 Coatings

Solarban® 90 glass earns 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from USGlass magazine

Solarban® 90 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has won a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from USGlass magazine in the category of primary glass p...

Section: News Date: 2017-02-13 Building applications

PPG glass and coatings at PNC Plaza Tower earns 2016 Architect R+D Award

PPG recently announced that the Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, which features an innovative double-skin façade fabricated with SUNGATE® 400 glass, STARPHIRE ULTRA-CLEAR™ glass and CORAFLON® SUNS...

Section: News Date: 2016-11-21 Design

PPG announces Q3 results

PPG has reported third quarter 2016 net sales of $3.8 billion, up almost 2 percent compared to the prior-year figure of $3.7 billion.

Section: News Date: 2016-10-21 Company financial news

PPG reaches agreement with Vitro for sale of flat glass operations

PPG (NYSE: PPG) has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a leading producer...

Section: News Date: 2016-07-25 Company financial news

PPG Fresno plant resumes production following furnace reline

PPG has announced that its Fresno, California glass plant which had been idled for a furnace reline and refurbishment, resumed production on April 1.

Section: News Date: 2016-04-07 Furnace technology

PPG Starphire glass facade used for striking new Beverly Hills landmark

25 years after the debut of Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass, architects and designers continue to find new and creative ways to exploit its clarity and ability to faithfully reproduce color.

Section: News Date: 2015-12-09 Building applications

PPG creates new BIM library, adds custom BIM file creation to tool

PPG has launched a new library of building information and modelling (BIM) files that architects and specifiers can access through the PPG Glass eVIEW tool. The BIM library contains downloadable...

Section: News Date: 2014-02-18 Glazing / Insulating Glass

PPG glass for Bullitt Center, world’s ‘greenest’ office building

PPG Solarban 60 is used in Bullitt Center, a six-story Seattle office building widely regarded as the ‘greenest’ structure of its kind in the world. The Center was designed to be completely sel...

Section: News Date: 2013-12-11 Building applications

PPG launches new residential glass website for homeowners, window makers

PPG’s new residential glass website provides educational content and expanded product info to help homeowners shop for window glass. Visitors to the website can also link to a manufacturer locator to ...

Section: News Date: 2013-09-17 Company news

PPG glass requests for LEED documentation surpass 1,000

The Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel has achieved LEED® Gold certification. The hotel features PPG SOLARBAN® 70XL PACIFICA™ glass and Solarban z50 advanced solar control, low-emissivity glass, whi...

Section: News Date: 2013-02-14 Other news

PPG glass helps utility operations centre earn LEED certification

SOLARBAN® z50 solar control, low-emissivity (low-E) glass by PPG Industries was used by the Piedmont Natural Gas Operations Center in Nashville, Tenn., earning LEED® Gold certification.

Section: News Date: 2012-12-13 Building applications

PPG Glass Segment Third Quarter Sales Down Despite Record Earnings

PPG Industries reported third quarter 2012 net sales of 3.8 billion USD. Net income for the quarter was 339 million USD, or 2.18 USD per diluted share, including nonrecurring charges

Section: News Date: 2012-10-24 Markets & trends

PPG earns Excellence in Advertising Award from Architectural Record

A campaign consisting of three online advertisements by PPG Industries and Pipitone Group, PPG’s online advertising agency based in Pittsburgh, received the Excellence in Advertising Award from A...

Section: News Date: 2012-06-28 Other news

PPG glass scientists recognized for development of Solarban R100 glass

Scientists from PPG Industries helped engineer Solarban® R100 glass neutral-reflective, solar control, low-E glass to provide better solar control performance than other neutral-reflective glasses. ...

Section: News Date: 2012-06-08 Science & technology

PPG glass for Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, which is anticipated to be one of the world’s first certified ‘living’ buildings, is being const...

Section: News Date: 2012-04-18 Glazing / Insulating Glass

PPG glass featured on largest LEED-certified building in Canada

The RBC Centre, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, incorporates a comprehensive array of environmentally advanced systems to reduce energy use and promote water conservation. The 43-story...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-24 Product news

PPG glasses selected as products of the year

Solarban® 72 Starphire® glass and Clarvista® glass were selected as 2011 products of the year by readers of USGlass magazine. The readers also selected a shower door by C.R. Laurence made with Cl...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-13 Product news

PPG glass helps health office earn first LEED Platinum certification

The Upper Cumberland Regional Health Facility in Cookeville, Tenn., features PPG’s Solarban® 70XL and Solarban 60 solar-control, low-E glass.

Section: News Date: 2012-01-25 Building applications

PPG glass used in three of top 10 AIA green building projects

The American Institute of Architects has named its top 10 green building projects for 2011, including at least three with PPG Industries' glass.

Section: News Date: 2011-11-18 Glazing / Insulating Glass
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