PPG Industries sells Mt. Zion manufacturing facility

PITTSBURGH - PPG Industries announced Friday that it has reached an agreement to sell its Mt. Zion glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc.  The sale is expected to close in the third quarter.  No financial terms were disclosed.

The Mt. Zion facility currently manufactures glass for use in residential and commercial construction markets, and PPG will continue to operate the plant for up to one year.  Fuyao plans to rebuild and retrofit the facility's two production lines to manufacture automotive glass.

The Mt. Zion facility was built in 1959 and converted for float glass production in 1978.

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