PPG acquires Sierracin

PPG Industries announced on 20 September 2006 that it has acquired privately held Sierracin Corporation, Sylmar, California, US, a supplier of aerospace transparencies, including windshields, windows …

PPG Industries announced on 20 September 2006 that it has acquired privately held Sierracin Corporation, Sylmar, California, US, a supplier of aerospace transparencies, including windshields, windows and canopies. Terms were not disclosed. Sierracin“s advanced composite technologies complement PPG“s existing glass capabilities, and will provide PPG with a broader product portfolio for the aerospace and transparent armour industries. “This acquisition demonstrates our strategy to grow our aerospace business by diversifying our range of technology,” said Charles E. Bunch, chairman and chief executive officer of PPG. “Sierracin“s military aerospace transparencies business, particularly its advanced composite products for the fighter jet industry, will enhance our offering to this key industry.”