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U.S. Paint Firm PPG Lifts Capacity Of Factory In China's Tianjin

Published on 2007-11-06. Author : SpecialChem

TIANJIN -- Leading paint manufacturer PPG Industries of the United States has boosted annual production capacity of its factory in Tianjin, a municipality in North China, from 30,000 tons to 70,000 tons.

Its new factory, which started operations October 30, covers an area of 60,000 square metres with total investment of US$10 million.

Until now, PPG has invested more than US$60 million in Tianjin and more than US$300 million in China. It will expand its Tianjin factory again next few years to enable annual production capacity to surpass 100,000 tons.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PPG has set up 125 factories and research institutes in the world. In 2006, the company's sales hit US$11 billion. PPG is one of the world's top 500 firms listed by Fortune magazine.

Source: Asia Pulse

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