PPG directors announce dividend of 55 cents per share

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 22, 2010 – The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) yesterday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share, payable Dec. 10 to shareholders of record Nov. 10.

This dividend payment marks the company’s 449th paid consecutively. 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