Label Change: PPG rebrands LineGuard to PPG OptiGuard

Pennsylvania, United States — PPG has announced a rebranding of its LineGuard line of automotive OEM coatings, naming it PPG OptiGuard as PPG realigns its offerings with its global PPG Optima solutions portfolio. According to a company press release on sent Wednesday, the PPG OptiGuard series provides a variety of technologies for mass-production paint shop […]

Tuesday Ticker: PPG 2022 sales driven by ‘higher selling prices, sales volumes’

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, PPG reports record automotive refinish coatings sales for 2022, while B.C.-based Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers amends its deal to acquire IAA Inc. PPG’s power year PPG reported its fourth quarter 2022 and full-year results last week, reporting record net sales in its automotive refinish line of business. The […]

New Role for Knavish: PPG appoints Tim Knavish COO, effective March

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — PPG has announced the appointment of Tim Knavish, who currently serves as executive vice president, as the company’s chief operating officer, effective March 1, 2022. The coatings company said Knavish will have executive oversight responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and operating regions and for the information technology (IT), environment, health […]

Tuesday Ticker: April 27, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, PPG scores a consecutive Gold Rating in business sustainability, AkzoNobel reports growth for 2021’s first quarter and auto parts supplier Martinrea teams up for a joint battery research venture. Seal of sustainability PPG has announced that it has once again achieved a Gold Rating in corporate social […]