WESEL, Germany - BYK-Chemie has received the Excellent Supplier Award from PPG Industries. The award is given only to suppliers who have shown excellent operational readiness and service over the past year. Besides product and supply quality, other factors such as willingness to innovate and company accessibility enter into the evaluation and play an important role in receiving the award.

BYK-Chemie is one of the world's leading suppliers of additives used in the coatings, inks and plastics industry. Approximately 85 percent of its sales are generated by exports. Its major export markets are Europe, the United States and the Far East.