PPG to announce first quarter 2009 results April 16

PITTSBURGH, March 23, 2009 – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announces the following details for its first quarter 2009 earnings release and teleconference call.


Earnings release:
Thursday, April 16, after U.S. stock markets open

Thursday, April 16, 2 p.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. – 866-383-8003
International – 617-597-5330
Passcode – 42386704

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

Telephone replay:
Available beginning at approximately 6 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 16, through 5 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 30

Replay numbers:
U.S. – 888-286-8010
International – 617-801-6888
Passcode – 21689222

Web replay:
Available on PPG’s Investor Center beginning at approximately 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 16, 2009, through Friday, April 16, 2010


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, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2008 were $15.8 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.




Jeremy Neuhart
PPG Corporate Communications

Vince Morales
PPG Investor Relations