PPG Completes Paint and Coatings Facility in Russia
June 29, 2017
PPG has completed its 45 million EUR paint and coatings manufacturing facility and commercial operation in the Lipetsk region of Russia. The site will provide about 200 positions and produce about 25 million liters (6.6 million gallons) of coatings at full capacity.
In addition to facilities for manufacturing and distributing coatings for automotive, industrial, packaging, and protective and marine applications, the facility includes administrative offices and technical laboratories.
“PPG’s investment in this facility further demonstrates our commitment to better serve our existing customers in Russia and Eastern Europe, and to expand our presence in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region,” said Jean-Marie Greindl, PPG senior vice president, global architectural coatings, and president, PPG EMEA. “Having local manufacturing, distribution and technical operations will help PPG meet growing local demand for its innovative paint and coatings products.”