Our people are the lifeblood of our organization. PPG Fiber Glass is committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for our employees, creating an environment for continuous learning and embracing the ideas and diversity of others. We provide a safe and healthful workplace for all of our employees, and we operate our business using sound environmental, health, safety and product stewardship practices. We promote teamwork and recognize and reward performance. We preserve and protect the environment and positively impact the quality of life in the communities in which we operate.
Creating a Garden of Hope
Since 2000, a group of employees at the Shelby, NC (US) facility has taken upon itself to plow, irrigate and plant a two-acre garden with potatoes, tomatoes, corn, zucchini, okra and other vegetables. Two seasonal harvests from the mini-farm, located on company-owned land across from the main entrance to the facility, provides thousands of pounds of vegetables for hospices, children’s centers and other special-needs organizations throughout the county.
Supporting the Local Community
The PPG Industries Foundation has donated to various organizations for educational and human-services programs on behalf of PPG Fiber Glass facilities in the Carolinas. Each grant represents the commitment of PPG to supporting local organizations that provide needed resources in the communities where its employees work and live.
Grants in the Shelby, NC, area helped:
Grants in the Chester, SC, area helped:
Grants in the Lexington, NC area helped: