OUR BUSINESS

PPG Industries is a leader in its markets; is a streamlined, efficient manufacturer; and operates on the leading edge of new technologies and solutions. It is our vision to continue being the world’s leading coatings and specialty products and services company, serving customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. PPG has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 60 countries around the globe (see adjacent map).

Headquarters:
PPG Industries, Inc.
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272
412-434-3131

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With 13 different business units, there's a place for YOU at PPG. A business that matches your career interests and can help you achieve your goals. Explore our business units using the links below to find the one that's right for you.

PERFORMANCE COATINGS 

ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS - EMEA

Aerospace : World’s leading supplier of sealants, coatings, aircraft maintenance chemicals, transparent armor, transparencies, and application systems, serving original equipment manufacturers and maintenance providers for the commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation industries. Services include chemicals management. Architectural Coatings - EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) : Producer of Sigma, Seigneurie, Johnstone’s and other brands of residential and commercial paints for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and French Overseas.
Architectural Coatings Americas and Asia/Pacific : Under the PPG Pittsburgh Paints, Olympic, PPG Porter, Monarch, and Lucite brands, this unit produces paints, stains and specialty coatings for commercial, maintenance and residential markets.

OPTICAL AND SPECIALTY MATERIALS

Automotive Refinish : Produces and markets a full line of coatings products and related services for automotive repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings and specialty coatings for signs. Also created and manages CertifiedFirst, PPG’s premier collision-shop alliance. Optical Products : Produces optical monomers, including CR-39 and Trivex lens materials, photochromic dyes and Transitions lenses photochromic ophthalmic plastic eyewear.
Protective and Marine Coatings : Leading global supplier of corrosion-resistant, appearance-enhancing coatings for the marine, infrastructure, chemical processing, oil and gas,and power industries. Silicas : Produces amorphous precipitated silicas for tire, battery seperator and other end-user applications and Teslin synthetic printing sheet used in applications such as waterproof labels, e-passports and identification cards.

INDUSTRIAL COATINGS



GLASS
Automotive OEM Coatings : Global supplier of automotive coatings and services to auto and light truck manufacturers. Products include electrocoats, primer surfacers, base coats, clear coats, pretreatment chemicals, adhesives and sealants. Fiber Glass : Maker of fiber glass yarn for use in electronics, especially printed circuit boards, and specialty materials, such as insect screening, medical casting and filtration fabrics. Also manufactures fiber glass chopped strands, rovings and mat products used as reinforcing agents in thermoset and thermoplastic composite applications.

Industrial Coatings : Produces a wide range of value-added coatings for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer products, electronics, heavy-duty trucks, automotive parts and accessories, residential and commercial construction, wood flooring, kitchen cabinets and other finished products.

Flat Glass : Produces glass that is fabricated into products primarily for commercial construction and residential markets, as well as the appliance, mirror and transportation industries. 

 

Packaging Coatings : Global supplier of coatings, inks, compounds, pretreatment chemicals and lubricants for metal and plastic containers for the beverage, food, general line and specialty packaging industries.