Architectural Metal Coatings


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PPG celebrates 50th anniversary of DURANAR coatings in 2017
PITTSBURGH, Apr. 27, 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 A’17
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® SUNSTORM® coating named among top products by BD&C magazine
Duranar Sunstorm coating by PPG (NYSE: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.

Duranar coatings protect metal window grid on tallest condominium tower
For nearly 50 years, Duranar coatings by PPG (NYSE: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.

PPG to highlight Duranar, DURASTAR®, DURAFORM® coatings at 2017 FRAME BUILDING EXPO
The PPG (NYSE: 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
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9, 2017 – The INDX® Knowledge Hub, a suite of online self-service applications developed by PPG (NYSE: 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® 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 (NYSE: PPG) to bring their vision to life.