PPG directors announce dividend of 54 cents per share

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21, 2010 – The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 54 cents per share, payable March 12 to shareholders of record Feb. 19.

This marks the company’s 446th consecutive dividend payment. PPG has paid uninterrupted annual dividends since 1899. 

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 2009 were $12.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit ppg.com.

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Contact:
Jeremy Neuhart
PPG Corporate Communications
412-434-3046
neuhart@ppg.com

Investors:
Vince Morales
PPG Investor Relations
412-434-3740
vmorales@ppg.com
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