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PPG Completes Acquisition of Cuming Microwave

Published on 2015-07-07. Author : SpecialChem

PITTSBURGH -- PPG Industries announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Cuming Microwave Corporation based in Avon, Massachusetts, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Cuming-Lehman Chambers, Inc., based in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The acquisition enhances PPG’s portfolio of aerospace coatings with specialty coatings and materials that absorb microwaves and radio waves such as radar. The products are used for military aircraft and also have applications in electronics, telecommunications, medical and automotive end-uses.

PPG Aerospace is the aerospace products and services business of PPG Industries. PPG Aerospace – Transparencies is one of the world’s largest suppliers of aircraft windshields, windows and canopies. PPG Aerospace – PRC-DeSoto is one of the leading global producers and distributor of aerospace coatings, sealants, and packaging and application systems.

About PPG: Bringing Innovation to the Surface.™

PPG Industries' vision is to be one of the world’s leading coatings companies by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation 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 more than 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2014 were USD 15.4 billion.

Source: PPG
 


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