PPG names Krystyniak manager, strategic alliances

PITTSBURGH, April 24, 2007 – PPG Industries has appointed Robert Krystyniak as manager, strategic alliances, for the company’s Construction Market Team. In his new post, Krystyniak will identify and develop collaborative opportunities in the construction market.

Krystyniak, a sales and marketing veteran of more than 25 years, joins PPG from Calgon Carbon Corporation, where he served as executive director of sales and marketing. Previously, he had senior business development, sales and marketing positions with Harbison-Walker Refractories Company, Pittsburgh, and A.P. Green Refractories, Mexico, Mo.

Krystyniak is a graduate of Yale University, where he earned a degree in economics. He also obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston.

For more on PPG’s Construction Market Team, visit www.ppgideascapes.com.

About PPG
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of industrial coatings, applied coatings, specialty chemicals, commodity chemicals and 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.




Rob Struble