PPG Industries reports 1 percent net sales increase in first quarter

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PPG Industries growth is forecast to continue, aided by company cost and productivity initiatives and anticipated stronger global economic growth.

PPG Industries reports 1 percent net sales increase in first quarter
PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company.
Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. According to PPG, “unfavourable currency translation” reduced year-over-year net sales by 7 percent, or about $260 million.
Glass segment net sales were $267 million for the quarter, up $1 million year-over-year. Flat glass sales volumes grew modestly, and results were aided by an improved, value-added product mix, according to PPG.
“From an economic perspective, overall global activity was subdued in the quarter, as reflected by our modest sales-volume growth,” said CEO Charles E. Bunch. “… However, both of our coatings segments delivered all-time-record first-quarter earnings, and the glass segment delivered its highest first quarter earnings in more than 10 years. Our ongoing cost and productivity initiatives, continued PPG volume growth in certain end-use markets and an accelerating company growth rate in emerging regions aided our segment results.”
PPG also announced a business-restructuring program that includes “actions necessary to achieve cost synergies related to recent acquisitions. In addition, the program aims to further right-size employee headcount and production capacity in certain businesses and regions ...
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