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PPG Highlighting Powder Coatings Innovations At FABTECH 2021

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE:PPG) announces that it is displaying its cutting-edge powder coatings for metal fabricators at FABTECH 2021 in Chicago, Illinois, September 13-16.

Among the featured powder innovations are PPG ENVIROCRON™ Extreme Protection Edge coating, PPG Envirocron High Transfer Efficiency (HTE) coating and PPG CORAFLON® Platinum coating, which is a new world-class fluoropolymer powder coating for architectural extrusions and sheet aluminum. PPG also will showcase its expertise in color and corrosion protection with electro-coat (e-coat), pretreatment and liquid coatings solutions.

Representatives from PPG’s coatings services business are on hand to answer questions about the company’s protective coatings application services and equipment design and installation capabilities.

Visitors to the PPG booth (D45132) can get a discount coupon for orders placed through the company’s new powder ecommerce site. By ordering through the site, customers can access an extensive library of more than 750 RAL, 200 Pantone and 70 Federal Standard colors. They also can place small batch orders for 5 pounds (2.3 kilograms) of stocked coatings and 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) of made-to-order products.

Kathryn Shaffer, PPG global technology platform manager, will discuss extreme edge coverage and corrosion protection during the show’s “Advancements in Powder Coating Materials” technical workshop on Sept. 15 from 8–9:30 a.m.

“At this year’s FABTECH show, we are very excited to showcase both the products and the people that make PPG an industry leader,” said Kevin Braun, PPG vice president, global industrial coatings. “Our powder coatings combine beautiful finishes with exceptional protection performance and are backed by a leading team of coatings professionals.”

PPG powder coating products on display during the show include:

• PPG Envirocron Extreme Protection Edge coating – Delivers protection on sharp, hard-to-coat edges with just one coat and presents a higher first-pass transfer efficiency and reduced powder usage.

• PPG Envirocron HTE coating – Developed for complex, difficult-to-coat surfaces with first-pass transfer rates of up to 85%.

• PPG Coraflon Platinum coating – The latest addition to PPG’s fluoropolymer coatings, offering an extended gloss range from five to 85 and the industry’s highest levels of corrosion and weathering resistance.

Specifically formulated without solvents, PPG's family of specialty powder coatings include low-cure, high-transfer efficiency and one-coat extreme protection for sharp edges in more than 200 colors.

About PPG

ppg-logoPPG: We protect and beautify the world™. PPG (NYSE:PPG) works every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that customers have trusted for more than 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, PPG solves its customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates and innovates in more than 70 countries. PPG serves customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets.

PPG offers a wide range of coil and extrusion coatings to meet the performance, value and aesthetic requirements of metal building components, from high-end curtain walls, storefronts, siding and roofs, to utilitarian window frames, garage and entry doors, handrails, light poles, rainware, column covers and more.

PPG supports architects, specifiers and designers with a broad range of online resources and literature, including color selection and pricing tools, sample-ordering, specifications and access to the PPG CAP Certified Applicator Program® network, a select group of suppliers specially trained and audited by PPG to provide world-class product quality and customer service to metal panel, metal roofing and curtain wall manufacturers, as well as architects and other end-users. To learn more, visit and

We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and Acrynar, Aquacron, Coraflon, Durabrite, Duracron, Duraform, Duranar, Durastar, Envirocron, Environ, Polycron, PPG CAP Certified Applicator Program, Sunstorm, ULTRA-Cool, VARI-Cool and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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