Coatings and Specialities PPG Builds Coatings Factory in Lipetsk, Russia

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American coatings and specialities manufacturer PPG builds a new manufacturing site in Lipetsk, Russia, 400 kilometers southeast of Moscow. The new US $ 60 million project includes manufacturing facilities as well commercial operations...

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Lipetsk/Russia – “We are delighted to expand our operations and commitment in Russia,” said Jens Brackebusch, PPG general manager, Russia. The company new Russian facilities shall employ around 150 people and manufacture a wide variety of industrial and performance coatings upon completion in 2015.

PPG currently has operations in Russia and is supplying customers across a variety of industries in the country. The new facility is expected to facilitate PPG’s growth in the market and help the company directly meet growing local demand for its coatings products. In addition to the manufacturing hub, the facility will include a new warehouse and distribution center as well as administrative offices and technical labs.