Vision Systems, PPG partner to develop electronically dimmable window shading applications for aircraft

PPG (NYSE: PPG) and Vision Systems have reached a commercial agreement to work together on developing new applications utilizing Vision Systems´ electronically dimmable window shading solutions for aircraft, the companies said.

The agreement provides a framework for PPG and Vision Systems to pursue opportunities in commercial, regional, military, and general aviation applications.

PPG has supplied electrochromic window shading systems for commercial aircraft and ground vehicles since 2007. Vision Systems, based near Lyon, France, is an established supplier of aircraft shading systems and associated electronics.

Vision Systems developed its latest-generation Nuance V2 dimmable window through its Smart Lite division devoted to the design, production, and sales of new electronically dimmable solutions.

PPG´s global aerospace business offers coatings, sealants, transparencies, packaging and application systems, and transparent armor, as well as chemical management and other services.

Headquartered near Lyon, France, with a production and sales unit in Florida, USA, and a trade office in Singapore and Dubai, Vision Systems is a tier-one system supplier in the aeronautic, land transport and marine industries, designing and producing bespoke solutions for specific market segments in complex environments.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based PPG (NYSE: PPG) serves customers in construction, consumer products, industrial, and transportation markets and aftermarkets.