PPG Opens New Distribution Center in Flower Mound, Texas
FLOWER MOUND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2019--
PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has opened a new, nearly 450,000-square-foot (41,800-square-meter) facility in Flower Mound, Texas, making it the largest distribution center for architectural paints and coatings in the company’s U.S. and Canadian network.
“PPG is committed to making significant strategic investments in the architectural coatings business,” said Tim Knavish, PPG senior vice president, global architectural coatings and president, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “This facility is another example of our dedication to growing the business and strengthening our overall distribution strategy.”
Centrally located in the Lakeside Ranch Business Park in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the distribution center serves more than 1,000 PPG PAINTS™ stores, national retailers and independent retailers in the southwest U.S. region. It can store in excess of 4 million gallons (15 million liters) of more than 4,500 unique paint and coatings products.
“At PPG, meeting our customers’ needs is our top priority,” said Don Donatelli, PPG director, distribution and logistics, architectural coatings. “This new facility will allow PPG to provide faster, more efficient service to a number of national retailers, PPG Paints stores, and independent retailers throughout the southwest U.S.”
PPG owns and operates nearly 40 PPG Paints stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and also sells its products through local independent retailers in the area. PPG’s architectural coatings business employs nearly 900 people in Texas.
PPG’s architectural coatings business in the U.S. and Canada is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. It manufactures and sells interior and exterior paints, stains, caulks, repair products, adhesives and sealants for homeowners and professionals. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000 touchpoints through company-owned stores, independent dealer locations and major home improvement centers across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.ppg.com.
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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 70 countries and reported net sales of $15.4 billion in 2018. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.
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