PPG Industries completes IVC Industrial Coatings acquisition

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Thursday, 03 September 2015

IVC’s line of speciality industry coatings will now become part of PPG, which hopes that the deal will allow it further access to China, a growing market in the coatings industry.

Pittsburgh, US-headquartered PPG Industries Inc. has completed its purchase of IVC Industrial Coatings Inc., an Indiana, US-based producer of speciality powder and liquid coatings for industrial purposes.

PPG did not say how much it paid for IVC, which was founded in 1870 as the Indiana Varnish Co. Headquartered in Brazil, Indiana,...

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