PPG to delist from NASDAQ OMX PHLX

Withdrawal results from exchange’s decision to terminate equity trading platform

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13, 2008 – As a result of the decision of NASDAQ OMX PHLX, formerly the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, to terminate its equity trading platform effective Oct. 24, 2008, PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has announced its intention to voluntarily delist from the exchange effective the same date.

Shares of PPG Industries common stock will continue to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under ticker symbol “PPG.”

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. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.




Jeremy Neuhart

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