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PPG opens aerospace application support centre in France

PPG announced the opening of a $17 million aerospace application support center (ASC) in Toulouse, France. The facility provides filling and packaging capabilities for aerospace materials, including coatings and sealants for a wide range of aircraft, as well as technical support and a laboratory. The strategic location of ASC Toulouse enables the company to provide faster product deliveries to aerospace customers in southern Europe and North Africa.

The ASC comprises a laboratory for the development of aerospace materials, a color blending area for coatings and a spray booth for hands-on training of paint applications. It also houses filling lines for touch-up kits, a transparencies inspection cell, customized packaging capabilities for third-party products, chemical management resources, and a customer service center. It is the company’s 17th ASC worldwide.