PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: PPG Industries, Inc.

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Astro Shapes Joins PPG Certified Applicator Program - PPG Industries’ (NYSE: PPG) industrial coatings business announced that Astro Shapes, Inc., Struthers, Ohio, has achieved PPG Certified Applicator Program (PPG/CAP) accreditation as a premier member - AstroShapes.com / PPGIdeascapes.com
Astro Shapes Joins PPG Certified Applicator Program

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 2012/03/23 - PPG Industries’ (NYSE: PPG) industrial coatings business announced that Astro Shapes, Inc., Struthers, Ohio, has achieved PPG Certified Applicator Program (PPG/CAP) accreditation as a premier member - AstroShapes.com / PPGIdeascapes.com. NYSE: PPG

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Astro Shapes is part of a select group of commercial coating applicators certified by PPG to apply high-performance fluoropolymer coatings to aluminum architectural components. As a premier PPG/CAP member, Astro Shapes is certified to apply both liquid and powder DURANAR® coatings.

Bob Cene Jr., vice president, Astro Shapes, said PPG/CAP membership formalizes the close working relationship his firm has maintained with PPG for many years. “We consider ourselves to be one of the top suppliers of aluminum extrusions in the country,” he said. “We have been able to grow our business, even in a down economy, due to the quality of our products, our people and our relationships with leading outside suppliers such as PPG. PPG Certified Applicator Program accreditation further demonstrates our commitment to these principles and to meeting the needs of our most important partners – our customers.”

To qualify for PPG/CAP membership, applicators undergo rigorous auditing that encompasses all aspects of the coating process, from cleaning and pretreating the metal substrate to application of the coating. The audit also contains a continuous training and education component and specifies paint application parameters and cure schedules, as well as how finished products should be handled, packed and shipped.

PPG/ CAP membership enhances the ability of coatings applicators to meet building industry demands for value-added products and solutions. The program offers architects, general contractors, glazing contractors and other customers the highest levels of quality, reliability and performance. PPG/CAP members also have the exclusive ability to purchase and apply Duranar powder coatings for their customers.

Working with a PPG-certified applicator ensures the enhanced color harmony of coated aluminum architectural components on a building. PPG/CAP guidelines establish protocols to help minimize color variance across coated aluminum building components, such as:

• a digital global database of colors that are stored numerically,
• mandated use of common software and hardware to measure color reproduction and uniformity,
• a uniform, systems-oriented approach to matching colors and making paint, and
• PPG’s color and coatings knowledge, experience and resources, especially regarding metallic color production.

PPG-certified applicators provide regional sourcing of aluminum-coated components, well-trained people, fast-track service to meet tight construction deadlines and state-of-the-art technology through well-managed certified application centers. To learn more about the PPG Certified Applicator Program, visit ppgideascapes.com or call 1-888-PPG-IDEA.

About Astro Shapes
Founded in 1971, Astro Shapes (astroshapes.com) manufactures superior custom-finished aluminum extrusions for the building and construction markets. Its products are used to make a diverse range of building components, including windows, doors, enclosure rooms, solariums, railings and fences. The company serves both commercial and residential markets, as well as the recreational vehicle/leisure industries.

PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE™
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG (ppg.com) has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark and Duranar is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing/Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: PPG Industries, Inc.

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Manufacturing/Robotics articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Astro Shapes Joins PPG Certified Applicator Program

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

PPG Industries, Inc. | Astro Shapes, Inc.
Publisher Contact: Sharon Bird - PPG Industrial Coatings 
724-274-3845 sbird[.]ppg.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any PPG Industries, Inc. securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Manufacturing/Robotics via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From PPG Industries, Inc. / Company Profile


Read Manufacturing/Robotics Most Recent Related Newswires:

PPG to Highlight ENVIROCRON High Transfer Efficiency (HTE) Coatings At Powder Coating 2017 Conference
Rockwell Automation Addresses Digital Transformation and Industrial IoT Opportunities at Hannover Messe 2017
BASF Launches APEX - Next Generation Latex Binder
BASF Leather Chemicals Business to Become Part of Stahl Group
New Factory in Kuwait Consolidates Hempel’s Position as Market Leader in the Middle East
Voith Introduces SkySoft Creping Blade with Ceramic Coating Helps to Increase Tissue Productivity
BASF Licenses CRISPR-Cas9 Genome-editing Technology from the Broad Institute
Outokumpu and Sidenor to Partner in Sales of Prodec High Machinability
ADVA Optical Networking and Corning Showcase 100G Direct Detect Solution for Ultimate DCI Efficiency
OFS Announces Higher DWDM Capacity Over TeraWave™ ULL Optical Fiber with Nokia Commercial Ultra-Wideband C+L-Band System at OFC 2017
ADVA Optical Networking Unveils Industry First with 600Gbit/s per Wavelength DCI Technology
LANXESS Introduces New Sustainability in the Tanning Process
EANTC Tests Confirm Unique NFV Benefits of ADVA FSP 150 ProVMe
PPG Debuts TOUCHMIX XI Touchscreen Computer
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence CMMs Increase Inspection Performance on Large and Palletised Parts

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  MagLar, Inc.





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)