PPG (NYSE: PPG) has announced the completion of a USD 1.4 million investment at its automotive adhesives and sealants (A&S) manufacturing and research and development (R&D) center in Saint-Just-en-ChaussÃ©e, France.
The upgrades to the facility include new structural adhesives and waterborne LASD (liquid applied sound damper) manufacturing cells, improved laboratory and testing space, upgraded equipment to simulate automotive body shop conditions, and improved technical capabilities. This facility enhances the link between PPG´s R&D efforts and customer needs with integrated services and increased resources.
Saint-Just-en-ChaussÃ©e is PPG´s automotive adhesives and sealants facility in Europe and has been in operation for over 30 years.
PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes coatings, specialty materials, and glass products. It operates in three segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, and Glass. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.