Both products provide productivity and sustainability improvements for smaller body shops, PPG says.
PPG opened its customer and employee experience center at its global headquarters in Pittsburgh, Penn.
Both organizations will support educational programming around clean energy, climate change, energy efficiency and more.
The Quattordio, Italy, site will increase the efficiency of automotive color development and application.
In an employee survey, PPG scored 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Roberts is EVP and general manager, global food and beverage at Ecolab Inc.
Alisha Bellezza will support PPG’s continued innovation related to improving sustainability for automotive customers.
The $30-million facility will test the application of PPG coatings technologies, materials and systems for EV battery packs.
PPG color stylists and Chery designers will create new colors tailored to specific vehicle designs.
PPG has committed to reduce absolute emissions from its own operations (scope 1 and 2) by 50% by 2030.
The investment will upgrade five powder-coating manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Latin America.