MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – August 22, 2017
Mercedes-Benz has approved the use of the latest generation of PPG ENVIROBASE® High Performance waterborne automotive refinish system for Mercedes-Benz Canada’s Approved Collision program.

The formal approval of PPG Envirobase High Performance was recently issued by Mercedes-Benz Headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, where the waterborne system was extensively tested.

The Canadian announcement was jointly announced by PPG’s Norm Angrove, director, Refinish Canada, and Tony McQuillan, manager, accident management, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.

Effective immediately, Mercedes-Benz dealerships and Mercedes-Benz Approved Collision Centres across Canada have the go ahead to use Envirobase High Performance system refinish products for the repair of all Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles and Mercedes-Benz Vans.

“Mercedes-Benz is a global leader in high-quality luxury cars and trucks and will only approve products or services that meet its extremely rigorous standards,” said Angrove. “We’re proud to team up with Mercedes-Benz to provide the premium PPG products and services the company requires.”

"We are very pleased and look forward to adding PPG to our Mercedes-Benz Canada Approved Collision Centre Program,” said McQuillan.

Envirobase High Performance products are now in their third generation. The PPG Envirobase High Performance system is known for its ease of use and for the significant benefits it offers including consistently accurate colour matching and simpler blending and application. PPG waterborne products are used in more than 10,000 collision centres across North America.

At PPG (NYSE: PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.3 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

The PPG Logo and Envirobase are registered trademarks and We protect and beautify the world is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

About Mercedes-Benz Canada

Mercedes-Benz Canada is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of the Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG passenger vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Vans and smart. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. employs approximately 1,500 people in 21 locations across Canada. Through a nationwide network of 11 Mercedes-Benz owned retail operations and 47 authorized dealerships, Mercedes-Benz Canada sold 48,320 vehicles in 2016. This represents the best year ever for the company and has positioned Mercedes-Benz as the top luxury manufacturer in Canada for the third consecutive year.

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