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!

PPG to Increase Precipitated Silica Production Capacity in North America - PPG Industries announced that it is increasing its precipitated silica production capacity at the Lake Charles, La., manufacturing location by more than 22,000 tons per year in response to growing demand (NYSE: PPG) - PPG.com
PPG to Increase Precipitated Silica Production Capacity in North America

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 2012/09/12 - PPG Industries announced that it is increasing its precipitated silica production capacity at the Lake Charles, La., manufacturing location by more than 22,000 tons per year in response to growing demand (NYSE: PPG) - PPG.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!


 

“Last September, we announced an increase in our global precipitated silica production capacity of more than 18,000 tons per year through phased expansion projects at our Lake Charles, La., and Delfzijl, Netherlands, manufacturing locations,” said Kevin Braun, PPG general manager, silica products. “Our plan is on-schedule and these projects are already online or scheduled to be online by the end of 2012.

“We expect continued market growth in the coming years, and this investment will enable us to keep pace with the growing needs of key strategic customers and segments in the Americas,” Braun added. “This new project reinforces PPG’s commitment to the precipitated silica market and to manufacturing silica products in Lake Charles.”

Braun said the silica products business and its production assets and employees are part of PPG’s Optical and Specialty Materials reporting segment, and they are not included in the announced separation of PPG’s commodity chemicals business and its subsequent merger with Georgia Gulf Corp.

According to Braun, the new expansion project is expected be online by early 2014, with employment at the site increasing slightly as a result.

PPG pioneered the development of synthetic precipitated silicas, becoming one of the first manufacturers to bring them to market in the 1930s. Today, PPG’s silica products business is a global leader in the manufacture of precipitated silica for use as reinforcing fillers in tire, industrial, footwear, and silicone rubber applications; as microporous fillers in battery separator applications; as flatting and thickening agents in coating, adhesive, and sealant applications; and as anti-caking, free-flow, and carrier agents in food, feed, and industrial applications. The business also makes TESLIN® substrate, a microporous sheet material used for card, specialty print, in-mold graphic, tag and label use, as well as technology-focused applications such as e-passports and radio frequency identification (RFID) cards and labels.

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 Teslin is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

Investors:
Vince Morales, PPG Investor Relations
P: 412-434-3740 - E: vmorales[.]ppg.com.

 
 
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!


PPG to Increase Precipitated Silica Production Capacity in North America

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 |
Publisher Contact: Jeremy Neuhart - PPG Corporate Communications 
412-434-3046 neuhart[.]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:

BASF Expands Automotive Refinish Coatings Manufacturing to Asia Pacific
Alstom’s South African JV Gibela Successfully Handed Over to PRASA The First X’Trapolis Mega
Neptune Lines Reduces Fuel Consumption and Emissions with Hempaguard
BASF Launches Ucrete MF40AS Industrial Flooring System on the European Market
Raritan Unveils Intelligent Cabinet Concept in Collaboration with Legrand Data Communications At Gartner Conference
Beretta Continues Global Celebration of its 490th Anniversary with Unveiling of One-of-a-Kind Shotgun in New York City
LANXESS Virkon S Proven to Kill Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Strains
BASF to Offer Tailor-made Product Innovation At European Coatings Show
Nexans to Drive Sustainable Transportation At its Annual Technical Conference
Tripp Lite Introduces A New Series of Pre-assembled 40 Gb to 10 Gb Breakout Fiber Patch Panels
Borealis and Asmidal Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Jointly Evaluate Opportunities for Melamine Production in Algeria
SCHOTT’s New Ultra-Thin Glass is the Thinnest, Toughest, Most Eco-Friendly Glass for Consumer Electronics
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Supplies PTB with Leitz PMM-G
Atlas Copco Completes Acquisition of Chinese Self-pierce Riveting Solutions Business
SCHOTT Introduces Superior X-ray Imaging with SCHOTT’s Fiber Optic Faceplates and BOROFLOAT® Glass

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2016 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)