15:23 uur 26-07-2021

PPG breidt productiecapaciteit voor PPG ISENSE Gloss-drankblikjes coatings in fabriek in Delaware, Ohio, uit

Uitbreiding om blikfabrikanten te helpen, merkeigenaren te voldoen aan de stijgende vraag naar drankblikjes

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)– PPG (NYSE:PPG) heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat het momenteel capaciteit toevoegt voor de productie van oververniscoatings voor de buitenkant van drankblikjes, waaronder PPG ISENSE™ Gloss-coatings, in zijn fabriek in Delaware, Ohio.

PPG verwacht dat de toevoeging van het nieuwe volume van de fabriek in Delaware aan de bestaande overlakcapaciteit in de verpakking coating faciliteit in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, de totale productie van overlakcoatings in de VS met 40% zal verhogen.

“Fabrikanten van drankblikjes over de hele wereld hebben te maken met een ongekende vraag naar hun producten”, zegt Todd White, algemeen directeur van PPG, VS en Canada, en wereldwijde strategische accounts, verpakkingscoatings. “Met deze extra capaciteit zijn we vastbesloten om hen te helpen aan die vraag te voldoen en tegelijkertijd meer veiligheid toe te voegen aan hun toeleveringsketen voor coatings van drankblikjes.”

PPG to Expand Production Capacity for PPG ISENSE Gloss Beverage Can Coatings at Delaware, Ohio, Plant

Expansion to help canmakers, brand owners meet soaring demand for beverage cans

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)– PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant.

PPG expects the addition of the Delaware plant’s new volume to existing overvarnish capacity at its Oak Creek, Wisconsin, packaging coatings facility will increase the company’s overall production of overvarnish coatings in the U.S. by 40%.

“Beverage can manufacturers around the world are facing unprecedented demand for their products,” said Todd White, PPG general manager, U.S. and Canada, and global strategic accounts, packaging coatings. “With this added capacity, we are committed to helping them meet that demand while adding more security to their supply chain for beverage can coatings.”

In addition to increasing supply chain security for its customers and the packaging industry, the Delaware plant will provide in-line analytical capabilities for enhanced batch consistency.

“PPG is the largest global supplier of overvarnish and two-piece non-BPA internal beverage coatings,” said Robyn McMillan, PPG global beverage segment manager. “With can makers scaling up, we’re investing in our production capacity to ensure they have localized sources of the PPG coatings that they rely on.”

PPG’s Delaware, Ohio, plant employs approximately 400 people and produces resins and coatings for the packaging, industrial and automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) markets as well as the automotive refinish and collision market.


At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 75 countries and reported net sales of $13.8 billion in 2020. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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