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PPG names Asia fiber glass head

3:20 PM MST | December 16, 2013

PPG Industries says that August Astroth has been appointed general manager and Asia/Pacific leader for the company’s fiber glass business, effective 1 January 2014. Astroth will replace Terry Fry, who is retiring after 41 years at PPG. Astroth will relocate to Shanghai in early 2014. Astroth has “extensive experience in the fiber glass industry and has held a variety of key positions in manufacturing and engineering for PPG’s business,” says Thomas Kerr, PPG v.p./fiber glass. “He has worked very closely with our partners in Asia and is ideally suited to...

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