Pleasanton, CA – PPG Automotive Refinish will return in 2010 for a 13th season as a major sponsor of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association. Known throughout the performance automotive world for their “Vibrance Collection”, PPG has given hot rodders and custom car builder’s many options when it comes to painting their cars. With products like Hot Wheels Spectraflame® and Ditzler® Big Flake, PPG offers the latest in hot colors, unique micas, innovative pigments and special effects to create an unlimited choice of custom finishes for those who want their prized vehicle to stand out from the crowd.
PPG’s partnership with Goodguys continues on several platforms including being recognized as the “Official Finish” of Goodguys and title sponsorship of the Goodguys 13th PPG Nationals July 9, 10 & 11, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio. Other unique at-event programs will include the PPG Dream Car award (with the winner’s being featured in the Goodguys Goodtimes Gazette), the popular kids coloring contest as well as tech seminars at select events detailing paint products and procedures.
“We’re delighted to have PPG on board for a 13th consecutive season,” said Goodguys President Marc Meadors. “We’ve had a great run together. They’ve been with us since the very beginning of the Goodguys Nationals which has blossomed into one of the world’s premier events for hot rods, customs and street machines. In addition, the Dream Car has added a lot of prestige to our awards program and the Kid’s Coloring Contest has served as a great way to get children involved in our industry. We look forward to another exciting year and are proud to have them as the Official Finish of Goodguys!”
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2008 were $15.8 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.