Jazz Repaints Aircraft with Advanced PPG Aerospace ‘Green’ System

This chromate-free PPG coatings system reduces environmental impact, lowers weight, and provides a smooth, glossy and highly durable finish.


PPG Aerospace is the aerospace products and services business of PPG Industries. PPG Aerospace – PRC-DeSoto is the leading global producer and distributor of aerospace coatings, sealants, and packaging and application systems. PPG Aerospace – Transparencies is the world’s largest supplier of aircraft windshields, windows and canopies. PPG Aerospace in Canada operates from its Application Support Center in Mississauga, Ontario.

About Jazz Aviation LP

Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) has a strong history in Canadian aviation with its roots going back to the 1930s and is owned by Chorus Aviation Inc. (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB). Since becoming publicly traded in February 2006, Jazz’s predecessors have generated some of the strongest operational and financial results in the North American aviation industry. For more information, visit www.chorusaviation.ca or www.flyjazz.ca.

About Springer Aerospace

Springer Aerospace is one of Ontario’s largest aviation maintenance companies. Springer Aerospace Ltd. and Skyservices Ltd. started operations in the early 1970s and merged in the late 1990s to combine talents and take advantage of economies of scale. For more information, visit www.apringeraerospace.com.

About PPG

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 www.ppg.com.

DesoGel and Desoprime are trademarks and Desothane is a registered trademark of PRC-DeSoto International, Inc.

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