PPG directors announce dividendPITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, 2008 –
The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 52 cents a share, payable March 12 to shareholders of record Feb. 22.
PPG announced an increased quarterly dividend of 52 cents a share from a previous 50 cents a share on July 19, 2007. PPG has increased shareholder payments for 36 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 has more than 150 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2007 were US$11.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com