Tag: PPG Industries

  • AIA Exhibitors Showcase Glass Innovations

    AIA Exhibitors Showcase Glass Innovations

    Architects visiting this year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention have found plenty of options when it comes to glass. Exhibitors are featuring solutions that can help create an attractive, high-performance façade. YKK AP also debuted its fourth video. Click HERE to watch our video on Youtube.

  • Modern Day Theater

    Modern Day Theater

    The Jawas are moving up in the world. A new building in Singapore, tabbed the “Sandcrawler,” is a glass and metal manifestation of the Sandcrawler vehicle featured in the movie “Star Wars: A New Hope.” In the movie, the Sandcrawler was a large, mobile shelter for the “Jawas” race. The 242,000-square foot office tower, however,…

  • PPG Publishes New Glass Catalog in Print and Electronic Versions

    PPG Industries has published a new architectural glass catalog that features photography of 40 building projects, along with detailed descriptions and performance data for more than two dozen architectural glass products, including Solarban® 67 glass and Sungate® 600 glass, both introduced this year. The 40-page booklet, last updated in 2010, also details two new online…

  • Bottling Knowledge: PPG Education Center Educates Architects on Glass

    Bottling Knowledge: PPG Education Center Educates Architects on Glass

    Instead of bottling enthusiasm, PPG is “bottling knowledge” through its newly launched Glass Education Center. The online resource is designed specifically for architects to serve as a source for information about designing, specifying and building with commercial glass.                         Rob Struble, manager, brand and…

  • Industry Experts to Present Architectural Glass Courses in Miami

    On October 11 representatives from DuPont and PPG Industries will present “Advances in Architectural Glass and Coatings,” which will include a number of educational courses for architects. The four-part event will take place at the Courtyard by Marriott Miami Coral Gables in Miami from 7:30 to 11:45 a.m. Darijo Babic, PPG Industries national architectural manager…