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PPG at NTEA: to Highlight Coating Tech. for Commercial Transportation & Light Industrial Markets

Published on 2013-03-04. Author : SpecialChem

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) commercial coatings group will exhibit its coating products at the NTEA annual trade event - The Work Truck Show - at the Indianapolis Convention Center, March 6-8. The NTEA show is considered the premier event for the work truck industry, and attendees use the show to learn about the industry's newest products, technological developments and services and to learn about key industry issues.

"We are very excited to participate again in The Work Truck Show," said Paul Catanzarite, PPG Commercial OEM (original equipment manufacturer) and National Accounts Manager. "The work truck sector is very important, and PPG has a strong relationship with the NTEA and its members. The show is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate exactly how PPG commercial coatings can help manufacturers take on the complex challenges they face every day. Our product lines provide durability, efficiency, quality and more - all the attributes NTEA members look for in coatings."

The PPG display in booth 4474 includes a new interactive exhibit and an innovative, customized visitor experience. The booth highlights PPG's commercial coatings group's theme, "We've Got You Covered," emphasizing the proven technologies, total color solutions and best-in-class services PPG provides to the work truck industry, Catanzarite said. PPG commercial coatings representatives will be on hand to present and discuss a wide range of coating products.

PPG's commercial coatings group offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets such as polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG commercial coatings products are marketed under names such as the DELFLEET® Evolution, DELFLEET ESSENTIAL®, Commercial Performance Coatings and AMERCOAT® brands.

About the NTEA

The NTEA, also known as the Association for the Work Truck Industry, was established in 1964 to support the commercial truck industry. In addition to producing The Work Truck Show, the association provides in-depth technical information, education and member programs and services. Almost 1,600 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories are represented by the NTEA. Work truck buyers and major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the association.

About PPG

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 has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).

Source: PPG

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