PPG to exhibit at 2012 V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati

Bike builders Dave and Jody Perewitz to visit PPG booth


Dave Perewitz
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2012 – Motorcycles, celebrities, paint products, custom-painted car hoods, and much more will be part of the PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business display (booth 876) at the 12th annual V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati. The show, at the Duke Energy Convention Center Feb. 4-6, is sponsored by Easyriders, one of the nation’s most popular biking magazines, and it is open exclusively to motorcycle retailers and manufacturers.

Two of the best-known members of the custom motorcycle world are teaming up with PPG for the show. Dave and Jody Perewitz will be at the PPG booth Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon to greet fans, sign autographs and discuss their painting techniques using VIBRANCE COLLECTION(R) custom finishes and ENVIROBASE(R) High Performance products.

Dave Perewitz is one of America’s most celebrated motorcycle builders and customizers and an ardent PPG enthusiast. His Bridgewater, Mass., shop, Perewitz Cycle Fabrication, turns out one-of-a-kind creations with the signature flame designs that have earned Dave the nickname “King of Flames.” He has competed in two Biker Build-Offs on The Discovery Channel and recently ventured into the custom car world, building a street rod with Factory Five Racing and Street Rodder magazine.

Dave’s daughter, Jody, also builds custom bikes as part of the Perewitz team. She paints them in her own distinctive style, and she designs all the Perewitz brand merchandise. Jody is also a noted rider: she recently set a motorcycle speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats going 203.11 miles per hour on a custom American V-Twin bike built by her team, Team J’Witz. The bike will be displayed at the PPG booth.

PPG is also featuring an assortment of car hoods painted by its elite automotive artists. The hoods were shown at PPG’s exhibit at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas. In addition, speed shapes painted in an array of Vibrance Collection colors will be displayed.

For more about PPG Automotive Refinish, call 800-647-6050 or visit www.ppgrefinish.com.

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PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 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:
Cindy Piazza
PPG Automotive Refinish
440-572-2800
piazza@ppg.com
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