Global Research & Manufacturing

PPG is a $15 billion global manufacturer of advanced chemicals, coatings and performance glass products.  The company maintains its position of industry leadership through targeted investment of more than $300 million in research and development each year.  Our research and development centers are strategically located throughout the world, not just to serve our customers, but to supplement and refine the work of dozens of PPG glass plants and coatings facilities. In addition to ensuring a steady stream of new products for our customers, our research and development efforts fulfill a long-standing commitment to help the world generate cleaner, more efficient solar power and wind power.

PPG 2008 Corporate Sustainability Report

PPG's commitment to sustainability goes beyind making products. Our innovations are helping to address some of the world’s most pressing problems related to energy, the environment, security and other issues. The 2008 Corporate Sustainability Report provides an in-depth view of PPG’s status and progress on economic, environmental and safety, and social involvement initiatives. 

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Download the 2008 Corporate Sustainability Report (PDF 5.3MB)