CARROLLTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE: PPG) announced that its Carrollton, Texas, plant will host
students from R. L. Turner High School today to celebrate National
The event is being held to mark National Manufacturing Day, organized by
the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which aims to address
labor opportunities, connect with future generations of manufacturers
and ensure success of the manufacturing industry.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for students to see what a career in
manufacturing looks like,” said Hank Saunders, PPG plant manager,
Carrollton. “There are so many job opportunities in manufacturing
available, and I think having this event will be a great asset in these
students’ future plans.”
PPG’s Carrollton facility employs 104 people and produces and
distributes paints for home improvement and paint retailers nationwide,
including GLIDDEN® paint.
Students will tour the facility and learn about various career
opportunities in manufacturing. In addition, there will be a question
and answer session where students have the chance to learn first-hand
about what various manufacturing jobs entail. The students chosen for
this tour are involved in the school’s science, technology, engineering
and math (STEM) program and were recommended by faculty members.
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