OLYMPIC Paint and Stain brand of
) Architectural Finishes business unit has expanded its product
line with the launch of OLYMPIC ELITE Advanced Stain + Sealant in
One. This premium exterior stain line offers a new palette of
wood- and nature-inspired colors to keep decks, porches and other
wooden exteriors looking great. This new, exclusive product line
will be available at Lowe's stores across America at a retail
price of roughly $40.
Olympic ELITE stains, built with COLOR RICH technology, are
durable by nature and provide new levels of clarity and highest
levels of protection against the damaging effects of sunlight,
water, mildew and algae on the coating. All these characteristics
makes it preferable than other standard flat, solid color stains.
The target customers of the new product would be homeowners who
prefer wooden architecture and are ready to invest a little more
to enhance and protect its beauty with durable color.
The new Olympic ELITE also introduces WOODLAND OIL, an array of
super-pigmented, super-penetrating semi-transparent stains in
hues of Natural, Mahogany Blaze, Kona Brown and a gold-brown hue
named Mountain Cedar. The specialty of WOODLAND OIL is that it
penetrates rapidly, even on exotic hardwoods.
Olympic ELITE stains are available in transparent stains,
semi-transparent, semi-solid as well as rich, low-luster solid
colors. The solid color stain palette, in particular, is
available in 28 different nature-inspired hues to complement
wood, brick and stone finishes and to harmonize with the home's
natural settings. Hues are spread across eight color families and
offer beautiful palette combinations.
Semi-solid stains of ELITE are built to bridge the gap between
semi-transparent and solid colors to be applied on wood with more
Olympic ELITE also includes a 4-SEASON Protection Package
highlighting urethane-fortified resins for resilience and
durability, exceptional ultraviolet (UV) resistance, enhanced
waterproofing protection and the most powerful biocide package
offered in the Olympic stain line for a more mildew- and
The Architectural Coatings unit of PPG manufactures paints,
stains and specialty coatings marketed under renowned brands
including CIL, FLOOD, GLIDDEN, LIQUID NAILS, OLYMPIC, PPG
PITTSBURGH PAINTS and PPG PORTER PAINTS, to name a few. Its vast
manufacturing and distribution base includes over 800
company-owned stores, over 5,000 independent dealer locations and
all major home improvement centers.
PPG Industries currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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