PPG Wins R&D 100 Awards for Two ‘Green’ Innovations

TROY, Mich., Oct. 7, 2008 – PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG), the world’s leading manufacturer of transportation coatings, has earned two 2008 R&D 100 Awards for its Green Logic paint detackifier and Zircobond pretreatment technology. The awards, bestowed annually by R&D Magazine, recognize the 100 most technologically significant innovations each year.