| Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise


Download our free e-book! Quality Control

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page

PPG’s Polish Plant Starts Production

Friday, June 14, 2013

More items for Coating Materials

More items from Europe

Comment | More

PPG Industries recently announced it started manufacturing protective and marine coatings at its facility in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland.

The facility now produces protective and marine coatings products for the construction, petrochemical, shipbuilding and energy industries, PPG said in a press release.

Growth Strategy

The facility previously produced architectural coatings and was part of PPG's acquisition of Dyrup A/S in January 2012.

PPG Poland plant

A ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the start of protective and marine coatings product at the Poland plant. (l-r) Andrzej Suchecki, managing director of customer Centormost Plock; Jaroslaw Urbaniak, mayor of Ostrów Wielkopolski; and Tim Knavish, VP, protective and marine coatings.

"The Ostrów manufacturing plant is a key part of our strategy to grow and expand in this region," said Tim Knavish, PPG vice president, protective and marine coatings.

"It has been transformed into one of PPG's most modern and efficient manufacturing facilities, and the strategic investment will strengthen our position in fast-growing markets throughout Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey," Knavish said.

The plant now produces coatings such as epoxy, hardener, alkyd, acrylic, zinc and polyurethane products.

PPG moved its architectural coatings production from this site to its Wroclaw, Poland, manufacturing complex.



Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Architectural coatings; Marine Coatings; PPG

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.

Avalotis Corporation
Choose experience. Choose quality. Choose safety.

Avalotis Corporation has been meeting and exceeding clients’ specifications and expectations for almost 50 years. The first name in painting and protective coatings: Avalotis.

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Minerals Research & Recovery

With easy access to mainline railroads and I-40, Minerals Research Inc.’s state-of- the-art plant is situated to serve you better and faster! Steve: 520-297-4626

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).

New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail