PPG Clayton is part of a global coatings division belonging to parent company PPG Industries Inc., based in Pittsburgh USA. PPG is the world^s largest producer of transportation coatings and is a leading maker of a range of industrial, packaging, aerospace and architectural coatings.
Lean Enterprise was initiated at the Clayton site as part of a global PPG drive for excellence in managing a variable volume, high product mix complexity and make to order coatings business.
PPG^s approach to OH&S has always been to strive for continous improvement in the standards and practices employed in the workplace. Most recently, an innovative use of lean thinking is promising to deliver a significant step change in how EH&S is managed.