PPG directors set dividend


PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2007 – The board of directors of PPG Industries declared a regular quarterly dividend of 50 cents a share, payable June 12 to shareholders of record May 10.

PPG has increased shareholder payments for 35 consecutive years, paying uninterrupted dividends since 1899.

About PPG
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company employs more than 30,000 people and has 125 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 20 countries. Sales in 2006 were $11 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York and Philadelphia stock exchanges (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

 

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Contact:
Jack Maurer
412-434-2181
jmaurer@ppg.com

Investors:
Vince Morales
412-434-3740
vmorales@ppg.com
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