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USGNN Original StoryFloat Line Remains Down at PPG's Texas Plant

One float glass line still remains down at the Wichita Falls, Texas, facility of Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries following Tuesday's severe flooding of the area. CLICK HERE for PPG's announcement about the damage.

As of press time, there were no updates as to when the down line is expected to return to working order. "The one line is still running and the engineers at the plant are still assessing damage at the plant from the flooding," commented Rob Struble, business communications manager, performance glazings, PPG. He added, "This has the potential to impact all PPG glass customers in all segments nationwide, [and] our logistics groups and sales groups are working with our customers to minimize the disruption nationwide."

While no new updates were available about production, Struble was able to add that all employees at the plant were safe.

"Nobody was hurt during the event," he stressed.

The flooding took the area by surprise with reports of as much as 13 inches of rain in the area. CLICK HERE to learn more about the flooding that also impacted 1,400 area homes.

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