LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — PPG recently announced it has entered a multi-year parks alliance agreement with Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. The parks alliance agreement recognizes PPG as the Official Paint of Walt Disney World® Resort and Disneyland® Resort, as well as the Official Paints, Finishes and Coatings Provider of Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland® Resort.
“Disney and PPG have over 50 years of rich history of collaborating, as both companies understand the fundamental importance of creating magical, inspirational and engaging spaces,” said Jaime Irick, Vice President, PPG Architectural Coatings, U.S. and Canada. “This expanded relationship will allow us to strategically combine the experience of two well-known brands and supply PPG’s industry-leading expertise, services, resources and a variety of high-performing products to help enhance the Disney guest experience.”
“We’re thrilled to enter into a parks alliance with PPG, expanding upon our decades-long relationship and years of teamwork,” said Carlos Castro, Vice President, Disney Corporate Alliances. “PPG is a known leader in providing innovative solutions in their industry and we look forward to our enhanced collaboration.”
Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort offer a myriad of opportunities for PPG paints and coatings to be in full view as they add a pop of color to the façade of some of the most-famed streets in Florida and California while also providing a protective layer to surfaces where guests eat, play, stay and relax.
“PPG paints are known for exceptional quality, and they color some of our signature immersive experiences which delight our guests as they make unforgettable memories with friends and families while visiting us,” said Doug Wagner, vice president, Engineering Services, at Walt Disney World Resort. “We are happy to continue our relationship with PPG and keep on creating special moments for guests and their families.”
A wide variety of PPG paints and coatings products are on display throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, including:
- PPG PURE PERFORMANCE®: an interior latex paint, formulated for excellent hide and with zero VOCs*, creates a super-powered coating fit for the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction at EPCOT®, where application of this PPG product can be seen at this new, family-thrill attraction. Additionally, this interior paint can be found on surfaces inside Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction at Disneyland Park.
- PPG ACRI-SHIELD MAX®: a premium quality exterior paint that can be found on surfaces throughout Main Street, U.S.A., and Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom® Park, as well as on the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser experience – a first-of-its-kind Star Wars adventure.
- Matthews Paint: a total PPG paint solution applied to park attractions and fanciful facades. Applied on surfaces spanning Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, this coating helps ensure Disney’s iconic exteriors remain beautiful and fresh.
“The Disney experience is simply unparalleled, and we couldn’t be more proud of our ability to play a role in the curation of enchanting colors that make visiting their properties memorable,” said Irick. “We look forward to playing the part of the Official Paints, Finishes and Coatings Provider of Disneyland® Resort and Walt Disney World® Resort for years to come.”
To learn more about this multi-year parks alliance agreement, visit www.ppgpaints.com/disneyparks. To learn more about PPG paint products, visit www.ppgpaints.com; and, to learn more about Matthews Paint by PPG, visit www.matthewspaint.com.