PPG Glass Segment Sales Up $16 Million in Q3

PPG Industries
October 17, 2013
COMMERCIAL, FABRICATION

PPG Industries reported third quarter 2013 net sales of $4 billion, up 17 percent year-over-year, according to an Oct. 17 company financial report. Glass segment net sales were $278 million for the quarter, up $16 million year-over-year, with modest volumes growth in both fiber and flat glass markets. Flat glass earnings were $21 million, a decrease of $3 million from the prior-year quarter, due to reduced equity and international licensing earnings and the negative impact of inflation, including higher transportation and natural gas unit costs, according to the report.

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