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PPG Industries’ fiber glass business recently added three experienced researchers to its new product development and technology team.
“Dedication to delivering high quality products and keeping our innovation pipeline filled is of utmost importance to us,” said Paul Westbrook, director of science and technology for PPG Fiber Glass. “It’s crucial to PPG’s customers that our technology creates value in the marketplace. We excel at meeting our customers’ needs for product performance, industry knowledge and technical support.”
The new PPG scientists are:
“By adding the talents of these individuals to our pool of expertise, PPG is showing its commitment to remain a global leader in the composites industry and to grow its position in the markets we serve,” said Kevin McDonald, PPG general manager, reinforcements, for the United States, Canada and Europe. “We will be able to not only build, but sustain strong relationships with our customers by developing innovative PPG fiber glass products and technologies.”
PPG is a global manufacturer of fiber glass reinforcement materials for thermoset and thermoplastic composite applications, as well as specialty yarns, with manufacturing and research facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia. It serves the transportation, energy, infrastructure and consumer markets, as well as electronic circuit board and specialty yarn markets.
More information: www.ppgfiberglass.com
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Founded in 1883, the company serves customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates in more than 60 countries around the globe. Sales in 2010 were $13.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).
More information: www.ppg.com