PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has signed a mutual supply and marketing collaboration agreement with Dynasystems, a global supplier of blast and ballistic protective systems, to combine resources in the development and distribution of a portfolio of products designed for physical asset protection.
PPG’s portfolio of products paired with this new source of international contacts will enhance worldwide efforts in asset protection. "This agreement allows PPG and Dynasystems to jointly engineer and market solutions to serve the physical protection market globally. PPG is very excited to have a critical value chain partner in our efforts to serve this market," said Kevin McDonald, PPG director of government solutions.
By focusing on physical asset protection from a blast or ballistics event, PPG and Dynasystems can offer a complete solutions strategy based on anticipated threat levels. Combining products such as PPG’s Mil-Tough Blast Resistant Polyurea Coating and Dynasystem’s DynaBlok protective walling system, can help minimize identified threats and increase survivability on new and retrofit buildings, floors, walls, guard towers, ammunition compounds and other assets.
"The addition of PPG's unique product portfolio greatly enhances our ability to service the needs of our critical customer base," said Philippe Le Carpentier, principal, Dynasystems. “We are dedicated to use the latest technology to increase survivability of buildings and occupants.”
United Kingdom-based Dynasystems (dynasystems.co.uk) is a global supplier of blast and ballistic protective systems: walls, doors, windows, polymers and films to Government, Military, Non-Government Organizations and the Commercial sectors. The company has facilities across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Pittsburgh-based PPG (ppg.com) is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2008 were $15.8 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).
Mil-Tough Blast Resistant Polyurea Coating is a trademark of PPG Industries.