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PPG DURANAR Coatings Highlight MGM National Harbor Hotel And Casino

Main roof edge comprises 400 custom-fitted pieces finished by Trojan Architectural Coaters. PPG  recently announced that the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG DURANAR coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica. According to Steve Metzger, general manager...

InterCoat ChemGuard—A New Type of Corrosion Protection

Permanent corrosion protection is more effective and less expensive than standard heavy-zinc galvanize A coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries has recently introduced InterCoat ChemGuard, a new type of corrosion protection for galvanized steel. InterCoat ChemGuard uses a new type of coating technology that uses covalent bonds and enhances the...

PPG Launches New Website For Architectural Metal Coatings

Highlights include streamlined look, intuitive navigation, access to specification tools PPG has launched a new web site for architectural metal coatings featuring a streamlined appearance, intuitive navigation and enhanced access to popular coatings specification tools. Architects, specifiers and product manufacturers will find PPG’s product information organized by coatings type—coil or extrusion—as...

PPG Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of DURANAR Coatings

Pioneering product protects and enhances landmark buildings around the world PPG announced that it is celebrating the 50th anniversary of DURANAR coatings throughout 2017, commemorating the introduction in 1967 of one of the industry’s first high-performance polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings for metal building components. Over the past half-century, Duranar coatings have...

PPG To Highlight New DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL Coatings

PPG (NYSE:PPG) will debut its newly reformulated DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings and exhibit its flagship line of DURANAR high-performance coatings during METALCON 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Oct. 26-28. PPG also will host an “Oktoberfest Around the World” celebration at its booth during the event. Reformulated to meet...

Valspar To Be Acquired By Sherwin-Williams For $11.3 Billion

The Sherwin-Williams Co., a U.S. paint company, recently said it agreed to acquire Valspar Corp. for about $11.3 billion, or $113 per share, in an all-cash transaction. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, represented a premium of approximately 41 percent to Valspar’s...

PPG Debuts Service For Ordering Data Sheets, Metal Panels

PPG Industries’ coil and building product coatings business has launched two online self-service tools that enable customers to order and track requests for product data sheets (PDSs) and color-matched metal panels through PPG’s color-match system (CMS). The tools are part of the INDX(TM) Knowledge Hub suite of online self-service applications PPG...