FLOWER MOUND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced plans for a new distribution center in Flower Mound, Texas. The nearly 450,000-square-foot facility, which will be constructed and leased through Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), will be the largest distribution center for architectural paints and coatings in PPG’s U.S. and Canada network.
The new facility will strengthen the company’s distribution model and allow for improved, efficient service to PPG’s national accounts, company stores and independent retailers across the U.S. The project is expected to be completed in May 2019.
“PPG is incredibly proud to announce the Flower Mound distribution center project in this important market,” said Dave Cole, PPG vice president, architectural coatings, U.S. and Canada. “The new facility will continue to grow the presence of PPG in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and allow for even greater efficiency in serving our customers in the Southwest U.S. region.”
PPG recently invested approximately $9 million to open 14 stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, bringing the total to nearly 40 PPG PAINTS™ stores in the region. PPG’s architectural coatings business employs nearly 900 people in Texas, and the company also supports local industry-relevant science, technology, engineering and math training and education initiatives through the PPG Foundation. PPG recently partnered with the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association to support the advancement and economic growth of Hispanic contractors in Texas.
PPG’s architectural coatings business in the U.S. and Canada is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. It manufactures and sells interior and exterior paints, stains, caulks, repair products, adhesives and sealants for homeowners and professionals. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000 touchpoints through company-owned stores, independent dealer locations and all major home improvement centers across the U.S. and Canada. Visit ppg.com/ac for more information.
The PPG Paints brand and its national store network are dedicated to providing exceptional paint, expertise and supplies to painting contractors across all industry segments. The brand meets all painting needs with a broad and deep product line, outstanding technical support and individualized customer service, including timely delivery and state-of-the-art color matching through the PPG THE VOICE OF COLOR® platform. PPG Paints products are readily available across the nation from a network of more than 2,400 locations including independent dealers and PPG Paints stores. To find the store nearest you, visit www.ppgpaints.com/store-locator.
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