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New educational and employment center welcomes community and opportunity with colorful façade

Opened on March 12, 2021, the new Elmer Buchta Entrepreneurship & Technology Center (EBETC) in Pike County, Indiana, revitalizes and supports the community’s educational and employment opportunities. Welcoming everyone to the EBETC’s modern business incubator, the cheerful multi-colored exterior designed by Hafer features a metal rainscreen wall panel system manufactured John W. McDougall Company Inc. Linetec finished the panels using four different colors: Bone White, Cityscape Gray, a darker Regal Blue and a lighter Siam Blue. All 629 panels were installed by Midwest Roofing-Sheet Metal in coordination with general contractor Jasper Lumber Co., Inc.

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PPG to acquire coatings manufacturer VersaFlex

PPG today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire VersaFlex, a manufacturer specializing in polyurea, epoxy and polyurethane coatings for water and waste water infrastructure, flooring, transportation infrastructure, and industrial applications.

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PPG to acquire Tikkurila, a leading Nordic paint and coatings company

PPG today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tikkurila in an all-cash transaction. Tikkurila was established in 1862, and is headquartered in Vantaa, Finland. The company is a leading producer and distributor of decorative paint and coatings with operations in 11 countries and more than 80% of its revenue coming from Finland, Sweden, Russia, Poland, and the Baltic states.

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Corning Guardiant antimicrobial particles enable paint and coatings demonstrated to kill more than 99.9% of bacteria and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, in two hours or less

Corning Incorporated announced on Tuesday a new breakthrough in glass-ceramic technology, Corning® Guardiant®. Under test methods approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), paint and coatings containing Corning Guardiant were shown to kill more than 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Corning is working alongside PPG as it seeks EPA registration for its paint product formulated with Corning Guardiant.

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PPG appoints Marvin Mendoza as global head of diversity, equity and inclusion

PPG yesterday announced the appointment of Marvin Mendoza as global head of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), effective Nov. 9, 2020. In this newly-developed role, Mendoza will be responsible for designing, leading and executing PPG’s global DE&I vision and strategy, and leveraging data-driven insights to accelerate the company’s DE&I agenda.

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State-of-the-art Allegiant Stadium kicks off with PPG coatings

PPG yesterday announced that most of the Allegiant Stadium’s interior, exterior and structural surfaces were finished with PPG paints, coatings and specialty materials. “It’s been incredible to see a wide range of PPG coatings come together in the design and construction of Allegiant Stadium,” said Bryan Iams, PPG vice president, corporate and government affairs. “We are extremely proud that our paints, coatings and specialty materials have played a central role in the design and construction of this extraordinary facility.

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PPG unveils comprehensive line of flooring coatings

PPG last week announced the launch of PPG Flooring coatings, which is a comprehensive line of coating systems that include prime coats, base coats and topcoats and are tailored to provide optimum performance based on the specific work environment. Users can choose from four flooring coating systems – general purpose, wear resistant, chemical resistant and urethane cement – with additional customization options.

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One Dalton Place in Boston

Designed jointly by Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and Gary Johnson of Cambridge Seven, the 61-story One Dalton Place in Boston, features PPG DURANAR® XL liquid coatings in a metallic pewter finish, a color selected for its ability to provide a seamless, nearly invisible complement to the structure’s tinted glass curtain wall.

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PPG announces ‘Be Well’ 2021 Palette of the Year

Emulating both the optimism felt in nature and soothing nostalgia, the PPG 2021 Palette of the Year “Be Well” was unveiled September 1, consisting of hues Transcend, Big Cypress and Misty Aqua. “With the world sheltering in place for the better half of the year, we have begun to crave human connection and embrace simple activities, including walking, hiking, baking and gardening,” said Dee Schlotter, PPG senior color marketing manager, architectural and industrial coatings. “This organic and hopeful palette represents what we have been longing for after decades of overstimulation and overconsumption – simplicity and restfulness.”

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