PPG Again a Buyer

MacFadyen, Ken
April 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/19/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p16
The article reports on the plan of PPG Industries to explore new acquisitions after it used mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to expand its geography and focus more on coatings in the past few years. Company chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Chuck Bunch says that the company is looking to use its firm cash position to fuel earnings growth and focus on bolt-on acquisitions. Bunch adds that these efforts of PPG Industries are geared to improve the optical, coatings and specialty material components of its portfolio.


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