PPG to announce third quarter 2007 results Oct. 18


PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2007 – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) will release its third quarter 2007 earnings before the New York Stock Exchange opens Thursday, Oct. 18.

The news release will be available on the Newsroom and Investor Center sections of the company’s Web site, www.ppg.com. Also available on the Investor Center will be recorded comments by William H. Hernandez, senior vice president, finance, and chief financial officer, as well as a transcript and associated slides. The commentary can be played online using Windows Media Player or RealPlayer, or heard via telephone by dialing 412-434-2816, through Oct. 29. Downloadable MP3 files of the commentary will also be available on the Investor Center for the rest of the quarter.

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 34,000 people and has 125 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 25 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:
Betsy Mallison Bialosky
412-434-3046
bialosky@ppg.com

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

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