Georgia Gulf completes merger with PPG, changes name Axiall

Georgia Gulf completes merger with PPG, changes name to Axiall

6:47 AM, 15th January 2013
Georgia Gulf completes merger with PPG, changes name to Axiall
Paul Carrico, President and CEO, Georgia Gulf.

ATLANTA, US: Georgia Gulf Corporation’s pending merger with PPG’s commodity chemicals business is completed, it will change its name to Axiall Corporation. The company will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AXLL.

“The new name is the result of more than five months of effort and creativity by a group of employees from both Georgia Gulf and PPG. The new name is the result of more than five months of effort and creativity by a group of employees from both Georgia Gulf and PPG. The new and distinctive brand represents a clear break from the legacy names of the two businesses, and gives us the flexibility to enter new markets, make future acquisitions, and diversify our portfolio without the need to rebrand our organization,” said Paul Carrico, President and CEO, Georgia Gulf.

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