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PPG Begins Opticor Plastic Production at Sylmar, CA

11:00 AM MDT | June 27, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

PPG says it has begun full-scale commercial production of its advanced transparency material known as Opticor at its Sylmar, CA facility. The company recently transferred pilot operations from PPG’s glass business center near Pittsburgh to Sylmar in order to expand production of the high-performance plastic for lightweight aircraft windows.   Production was expanded “to help meet the increasing efficiency and maintenance challenges faced by global customers who manufacture and operate aircraft,” says Anthony Stone, PPG global director for...

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