PPG directors announce dividend of 55 cents per share

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 20, 2011 – The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share, payable March 11 to shareholders of record Feb. 18.

This dividend payment marks the company’s 450th 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 2010 were $13.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.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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