San Jose International Airport First Showcase for DURANAR Powder Coatings
Environmentally advanced coatings featured on new Terminal B concourse
The new Terminal B concourse at the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
Airport in California is the first monumental architectural project constructed
powder coatings by PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business.
Duranar powder coatings are formulated by PPG to provide the same long-term
durability as Duranar liquid coatings, but in an environmentally advanced,
ultra-low-VOC powder. They are based on the same polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)
technology as liquid Duranar coatings, which have protected and beautified
buildings for more than 40 years.
Duranar Regal White powder coatings were applied to a series of curved,
perforated metal panels that arc over the main Terminal B structure. The coating
was specified by Fentress Architects, Denver. Overly Manufacturing, Greensburg,
Pa., was the metal panel manufacturer and Spectrum Metal Finishing, Youngstown,
Ohio, was the PPG Certified Applicator.
Terminal B covers more than 160,000 square feet and is designed to accommodate
up to 8.5 million passengers a year. The project earned LEED Silver
certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in September 2010.
For more information about Duranar powder coatings by PPG, visit
www.ppgideascapes.com or call 1-888-PPG-IDEA (774-4332).
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world's leading coatings and
specialty products company. Founded in 1883, the company serves customers in
industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and
aftermarkets. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates in more than 60
countries around the globe. Sales in 2010 were $13.4 billion. PPG shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit