PPG Industries partners with College of Engineering and Science

Mar 25, 2009 | General News

PPG Industries is the latest corporation to become an Industrial Partner with Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science or COES. The COES Industrial Partners Program is an annual membership program that promotes and supports industry and academic cooperation in engineering and science programs.

PPG Industries operates on the leading edge of new technologies and solutions. The company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeks to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company, serving customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. PPG has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 60 countries around the globe.

Dr. Paul N. Hale, Jr., the Director for the College’s Industrial Partners Program, says “PPG is an excellent addition to this program. We look forward to receiving the company’s input on our programs and our graduates, and assisting them in achieving their recruitment goals. The Industrial Partners Program provides the College with additional resources to enhance our academic programs so that we can continue to produce the graduates that are needed to meet industry’s needs both today and in the future. “

Written by Catherine Fraser