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PPG Industries Launches a New Group Exclusively Dedicated to the Solar Power Market

Published on 2010-09-08. Author : SpecialChem

PITTSBURGH -- Keeping with the increased trend towards growing interest in the renewable energy market, PPG Industries has announced the launch of a new group called the PPG Solar Performance Group, which will exclusively be dedicated to the solar power industry.

PPG has been active in this field for a long time and has helped develop many solutions to enhance solar technology performance. Now, with this new group, the company plans to create a team of research and development professionals that will be involved 100% in developing and commercializing solar product and technology. The team will be assisted by PPG's Global Director, Scott Follet and Solar Segment Manager for North America and Europe, Patrick Kelly.

Headquatered at the PPG Glass Business and Discovery Center in Harmar, Pa., PPG Solar Performance Group aims to provide the following solutions to the market:

  • Durable, green lead-free protective coatings,
  • Glass-based solutions,
  • Adhesives and sealants.

About PPG Industries

PPG Industries is one of the leading coatings and specialty products companies. 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 2009 were $12.2 billion.

Written by: SpecialChem Editorial Team
(Based on information displayed on www.solarindustrymag.com)

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