FLOWER MOUND, TX – PPG has opened a new, nearly 450,000-square-foot facility in Flower Mound, Texas, making it the largest distribution center for architectural paints and coatings in the company’s U.S. and Canadian network.

“PPG is committed to making significant strategic investments in the architectural coatings business,” said Tim Knavish, PPG Senior Vice President, Global Architectural Coatings and President, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “This facility is another example of our dedication to growing the business and strengthening our overall distribution strategy.”

Centrally located in the Lakeside Ranch Business Park in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the distribution center serves more than 1,000 PPG PAINTS™ stores, national retailers and independent retailers in the southwest U.S. region. It can store in excess of 4 million gallons (15 million liters) of more than 4,500 unique paint and coatings products.

 “At PPG, meeting our customers’ needs is our top priority,” said Don Donatelli, PPG Director, Distribution and Logistics, Architectural Coatings. “This new facility will allow PPG to provide faster, more efficient service to a number of national retailers, PPG Paints stores, and independent retailers throughout the southwest U.S.”

PPG owns and operates nearly 40 PPG Paints stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and also sells its products through local independent retailers in the area. PPG’s architectural coatings business employs nearly 900 people in Texas.