Architectural Metal Coatings


What’s happening in architectural coatings that you need to know?
Keep up with the latest news about PPG architectural metal coatings.

07-10-2017 - New York’s iconic VIA 57 West finished with DURANAR coatings by PPG
DURANAR® coatings by PPG protect and enhance the façade of VIA 57 West, one of New York’s newest and most striking architectural landmarks. Design by renowned architect Bjarke Ingels, the structure rises 460 feet above the Hudson River to form a swooping metallic pyramid that houses more than 700 upscale river-view apartments.

06-14-2017 - PPG launches new website for architectural metal coatings
PPG has launched a new web site for architectural metal coatings featuring a streamlined appearance, intuitive navigation and enhanced access to popular coatings specification tools.

Airport tower featuring DURANAR SUNSTORM coatings wins metal design award
PPG announced that the new air traffic control tower at San Francisco International Airport, featuring DURANAR® SUNSTORM® coatings by PPG, has earned a Chairman’s Award for design excellence from the Metal Construction Association (MCA).

Anacolor Inc earns PPG Certified Applicator Program accreditation
The PPG coil and building products – exterior coatings group announced today that Anacolor Inc., Quebec City, has achieved PPG CAP CERTIFIED APPLICATOR PROGRAM™ (PPG/CAP) accreditation as a premier member.

Award-winning federal building features creative application of DURANAR coatings
DURANAR® coatings by PPG help form meet function on the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt (EGWW) Federal Building in Portland, Oregon.

Bonnell Aluminum earns PPG Certified Applicator Program accreditation
The PPG coil and building products – exterior coatings group announced that Bonnell Aluminum, Carthage, Tennessee, has achieved PPG CAP CERTIFIED APPLICATOR PROGRAM™ (PPG/CAP) accreditation as a premier member.

PPG earns Metal of Honor supplier recognition from Metal Roofing magazine
PPG today announced that it was named a “Metal of Honor” winner by Metal Roofing magazine, after readers selected the coatings company as one of the top industry suppliers of 2016. In an annual survey of the magazine’s 26,000 readers, respondents ranked PPG in the top 10 percent of companies that provide products and services within the metal roofing supply chain.

04-27-17 PPG celebrates 50th anniversary of DURANAR coatings in 2017
PPG announced that it is celebrating the 50th anniversary of DURANAR® coatings throughout 2017, commemorating the introduction in 1967 of one of the industry’s first high-performance polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings for metal building components.

PPG to kick off golden anniversary of DURANAR coatings at AIA conference
PPG will launch a yearlong celebration of DURANAR® coatings’ 50th anniversary at A’17, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture 2017, in Orlando, Florida, April 27-29.

DURANAR XL coatings by PPG add brilliance to new Centre Vidéotron in Quebec City
When the design team of Populous and ABCP Architecture chose to celebrate the passion Québécois’ have for winter, ice and snow in Quebec City’s new arena, they trusted DURANAR® XL coatings by PPG to bring their vision to life.

2017 Frame Building Expo - PPG to highlight DURANAR, DURASTAR, DURAFORM coatings
The PPG coil and building products – exterior coatings group will exhibit its full complement of DURANAR®, DURASTAR® and DURAFORM® coatings at the 2017 Frame Building Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, March 8-10.

PPG INDX Knowledge Hub earns Readers Choice Award from USGlass magazine
The INDX® Knowledge Hub, a suite of online self-service applications developed by PPG for coil and building product coatings customers, has earned a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from USGlass magazine, a leading trade publication for the metal and glazing industry.

DURANAR coatings protect metal window grid on tallest condominium tower
For nearly 50 years, DURANAR® coatings by PPG have protected and beautified famous structures such as the Louvre Pyramid, so it is fitting that the product was specified on 432 Park Avenue in New York, which opened last year as the tallest residential tower in the world.

DURANAR SUNSTORM coating named among top products by BD&C magazine
DURANAR® SUNSTORM® coating by PPG was selected by readers and editors of BD&C magazine as one the top building products of 2016. The coating, which features PPG’s proprietary 70-percent polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) formulation inflected with pearlescent flake, was among 34 products selected in the “building envelope” category.