PPG to announce fourth quarter 2008 results Jan. 16

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7, 2009 – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announces the following details for its fourth quarter earnings release and teleconference call.


Earnings release:
Friday, Jan. 16, before U.S. stock markets open


Friday, Jan. 16, 10 a.m. ET


PPG participants:
Charles E. Bunch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
William H. Hernandez, Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer
David B. Navikas, Vice President and Controller
Vincent J. Morales, Vice President, Investor Relations



Dial-in numbers:
U.S. – 866-713-8395
International – 617-597-5309
Passcode – 88230946


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


Telephone replay:
Available beginning at approximately 1 p.m. ET, Friday, Jan. 16, through 5 p.m. ET, Friday, Jan. 30


Replay numbers:
U.S. – 888-286-8010
International – 617-801-6888
Passcode – 21774396


Web replay:
Available on PPG’s Investor Center beginning at approximately 1 p.m. ET, Friday, Jan. 16, through Thursday, Dec. 31


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 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

Vince Morales