PPG News Continues; Company Looks to Future After Auto Glass Sale

Weeks after announcing the agreement to sell its auto glass business to Beverly Hills-based Platinum Equity, news at Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries continues as the company looks to the future. See below for the latest.

PPG Industries Is Looking Beyond Glass for Global Profits
There's a new look at the venerable PPG Industries and it involves much more than just a fresh coat of paint. The last publicly held U.S. flat-glass maker—known as Pittsburgh Plate Glass at its founding in 1883 and later heralded as the maker of Pittsburgh Paints—is building up its promising paint and coatings and specialty-chemicals businesses while stripping away about half its glass portfolio.
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Through the Glass, PPG Exec Sees Gains
Victoria Holt is the highest ranking female executive at PPG Industries. As senior vice president, glass & fiber glass, she oversees businesses that employ 6,110 employees worldwide and generated $2.2 billion in sales last year.
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