PPG to announce fourth quarter 2007 results Jan. 17

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 4, 2008 – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announces the following details for its fourth quarter earnings release and teleconference call.


Earnings release: Thursday, Jan. 17, before market opens


Teleconference: Thursday, Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m. ET


Participants: Charles E. Bunch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and William H. Hernandez, Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer


Dial-in numbers: U.S. – 800-659-1966; International – 617-614-2711
Passcode: 79210674


Webcast: Listen-only mode via Internet broadcast from PPG’s Investor Center at www.ppg.com (Windows Media Player)


Telephone replay: Available beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, Jan. 17, through 5:00 p.m. ET, Friday, Feb. 1


Replay numbers: U.S. – 888-286-8010; International – 617-801-6888
Passcode: 91434742


Web replay: Available on PPG’s Investor Center beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, Jan. 17, through Dec. 31, 2008


The news release will be available on the Investor Center and Newsroom sections of www.ppg.com. Presentation materials used during the teleconference will be available on the Investor Center section of www.ppg.com along with downloadable MP3 files.

About PPG
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 30 countries. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.




Betsy Mallison Bialosky

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