Published: January 02, 2020
Published: January 02, 2020

Our 2019 Top Stories

In 2019, we brought you 84 engaging stories, all featuring our colleagues, PPG People, talking about their careers, sustainability, important partnerships with customers, breakthrough innovations as well as lending a hand to our worthy communities.

Here, we would like to share with you just some of our many TOP stories from the last year.


MOONWALK – A Revolution in Automotive Refinish

Check out MOONWALK™, our new automated paint mixing system that will transform body shops!

Our Innovation Summit at The Omega European Masters

2019 was our third year of sponsoring the prestigious golf event and second year of hosting the Innovation Summit!


Annette Talks 2020 Color of the Year

Meet Annette Vraa, a proud member of the Global Color Trend team, and learn more about our 2020 Color of the Year, Chinese Porcelain!

The Perfect Balance Between Science and Motherhood

Marta Gordel loves PPG’s fast-paced environment and is always seeking new opportunities to expand her knowledge. Read more about her life and career in our company.

It’s the People Who Drive Change

Mark Poland, technical manager at the recent acquisition Whitford, sees his job as a chance to learn from experience and use that to make a difference.

Emeline: The Chemists Behind the Coolest Facade Printing

Our colleague Emeline presented RAYCRON® coatings at the recent Innovation Summit. Find out more about her amazing career and get inspired by her story!


Career Stories - Olivier Magnin

Olivier Magnin, technical director of Industrial Coatings in EMEA, places his role at the heart of sustainable innovation. Learn the secrets behind Olivier’s successful international career!

Emmanuelle: Better Today Than Yesterday – Every Day!

Curious about what it takes to be a general manager of the Industrial Coatings? Get to know Emmanuelle Guerin with us!

The Most Challenging Situations Are the Ones You Learn the Most From

Find out about Henk Zech’s journey to company ambassador for our cultural change in this inspiring story.

Gender Diversity, Underpinning Our Automotive Business

Meet Giulia Krali, Quattordio’s expert on implementing our innovative Low Cure Technology.


Egyptian Duo Bring Life Back to Children’s Center

Two enthusiastic colleagues were at the heart of the very first COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® project in the Middle East.

Our Spanish Colleagues Inspire the Female STEM Stars of Tomorrow

Only the best can truly inspire. Find out how our colleagues got involved in the talent program in Spain through mentoring and interactive workshops.

#GivingTuesday Brings Out the Best in Our Colleagues Around the World

PPG shows a united global front full of care in this impressive money-raising initiative. Thank you to everyone who gave their time, possessions, and money to help others!


Small Recycling Program Has a Big Impact

Our site in Stowmarket has implemented an innovative recycling project for discarded cigarette butts.

Kanchana Strives for a Sustainable Future

Check out the story of a colleague from India who has dedicated her job to developing sustainable coatings.