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PPG Rejuvenates Associació de Solidaritat i Ajuda with its Paints

Published on 2016-06-27. Author : SpecialChem

RUBI, BARCELONA, Spain -- PPG helped to rejuvenate the Associació de Solidaritat i Ajuda Veïnal (ASAV) community center in Rubi, Barcelona, Spain, with donated paint and paint supplies as well as employees who volunteered to fix and brighten the center’s walls. Participating PPG employees work at the company’s Rubi facility as well as nearby sites in Montcada and Barberà del Vallès.

Fig. 1: PPG Rejuvenates Associació de
Solidaritat i Ajuda with its Paints

PPG aims to bring color and brightness to PPG communities

Paint supplies and about 200 liters of DYRUP® brand paints were donated by the Barberà del Vallès site. Also, nine PPG employees collaborated to perform needed repairs and painting at the center, where nonprofit organization ASAV offers support and workforce training to individuals who are trying to rebuild their lives.

“This was such a fulfilling project,” said Cristina Soler, PPG human resources director, Portugal and Spain. “At the end of the day, we saw how our efforts and PPG’s donations together helped to improve our community.”

PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG communities around the world. It donated more than $7.8 million in 2015 to hundreds of community organizations across 20 countries. By investing in educational opportunities, it helps grow skilled workforce and develop tomorrow’s innovators in industries related to coatings and specialty materials. Plus, it empowers PPG employees to make an impact for causes that are important to them by supporting their volunteer efforts and charitable giving.

About PPG

PPG works every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that its customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, it solves its customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, it operates and innovates in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of USD 15.3 billion in 2015. It serves customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets.

Source: PPG

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