PPG Industries recently announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cuming Microwave Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary Cuming-Lehman Chambers Inc. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter.
Cuming Microwave is a global supplier of specialty coatings and materials that absorb microwaves and radio waves, such as radar. The company’s products are used in military aircraft and have applications in end uses such as electronics, telecommunications, medical, and automotive.
“Acquiring Cuming Microwave will enable us to serve customers around the world with an enhanced product portfolio,” said Barry Gillespie, vice president, Aerospace. “The company’s technologies complement and expand PPG’s portfolio of products for the military and aerospace segments. Cuming Microwave products also represent a new and unique offering for customers across PPG’s businesses.”