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PPG to Feature Can Coatings for Packaging Applications at Cannex Asia Pacific 2012

Published on 2012-05-17. Author : SpecialChem

GUANGZHOU, China -- PPG Industries' packaging coatings business is presenting its comprehensive product portfolio at Cannex Asia Pacific 2012 in Guangzhou, China, at the China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex (Hall 11.1, Booth 627). PPG is featuring a full line of packaging coatings including three-piece beverage and food can coatings and two-piece beer and beverage can coatings, as well as coating solutions for monobloc aerosol and tubes.

PPG's three-piece beverage and food can coatings system features customized, high-performance solutions for different packaging materials that are applicable to various parts on food cans and beverage cans. Also available is a range of two-piece beer and beverage can coatings solutions that combine high performance with ease of application.

"Cannex Asia Pacific 2012 provides us with a platform to showcase our innovative packaging coatings solutions for the growing can market in China and other Asia Pacific countries," said Douglas S. Pegg, PPG Vice President, Packaging Coatings. "We welcome this opportunity to visit with existing customers in the region and to introduce our full line of coatings that help improve users' processes and products to potential customers in this region."

At Cannex, PPG is displaying applications that use its packaging coatings products such as monobloc aerosol cans, beer and beverage cans, food cans, general cans, metal drums, tubes, flexible packaging and variety of metal ends. As a leading supplier of packaging coatings systems, PPG is committed to providing a variety of products and solutions that combine performance with innovative technology to meet customers' changing needs.

The acquisition of Bairun Chemical Co. in 2010 affirms PPG's focus on the Chinese and Asian packaging coatings industry, especially in the segments of monobloc can, aluminized tube, aerosol can, beer and beverage can, and general line coatings. PPG will continue to increase its manufacturing capability in southern China to supplement its overall regional capacity and improve customer logistics.

About PPG Industries

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 more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion.

Source: PPG Industries

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