PPG directors announce dividend of 54 cents per share

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2010 – The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 54 cents per share, payable June 11 to shareholders of record May 10.

This marks the company’s 447th consecutive dividend payment. PPG has paid uninterrupted annual dividends since 1899.

About PPG
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Founded in 1883, the company serves customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates in more than 60 countries around the globe. Sales in 2009 were $12.2 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