PITTSBURGH (March 13)—PPG Industries Inc. has appointed Eastech Chemical Inc. as a new silicas distributor. Under the deal, Eastech will distribute Lo-Vel-, Inhibisil-, Hi-Sil- and Flo-Gard-brand silicas in the Northeast, Maryland and parts of New York, Pennsylvania and northern and eastern Virginia, PPG said. Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of specialty and industrial chemicals with about 120 plants in 23 countries. With reported sales in 2000 of about $8.5 billion, PPG supplies silicas primarily to the coatings, food and dentrifrice markets.
Eastech to distribute PPG silicas
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