[responsivevoice_button voice=”Deutsch Female”]
PPG completes US$13m China paint web site funding | Automotive Trade Information
PPG has introduced the completion of a US$13m funding in its Jiading, China paint and coatings facility, together with eight new powder coating manufacturing strains and an expanded Powder Coatings Expertise Centre.
The brand new manufacturing strains will produce normal industrial powder, wheel hub, heavy-duty equipment and different coatings.
The growth will enhance the plant’s capability by greater than 8,000 metric tons per 12 months.
“We’re creating coatings that not solely meet however exceed the sustainability targets of each PPG and our clients,” stated PPG president, Asia Pacific and VP automotive coatings, Asia Pacific, Vincent Robin.
“Along with rising our powder coatings capability by means of this current funding, we’re additionally enhancing our powder coatings R&D in China, in an effort to satisfy the rising demand for modern and sustainable merchandise.”
The Powder Coatings Expertise Centre spans greater than 2,000 sq. metres (21,500 sq. toes) and encompasses a laboratory with tools that can assist the event and testing of assorted coatings formulation and supply technical assist for purchasers throughout the Asia Pacific area. The ability’s scientists and researchers develop a spread of coatings for numerous functions, together with automotive, constructing supplies, building equipment, industrial functions, 5G and shopper electronics.
“The Centre is primarily centered on creating high-quality, dependable powder coatings for our clients in China and the broader Asia Pacific area,” added PPG senior supervisor, product improvement, science and expertise, Jiading Powder Coatings Expertise Centre, Chen Wenhao.
“This growth will permit us to construct upon our capabilities, enhance our testing assets and enhance the success fee of buyer product trials, working intently with them in R&D and functions.”