PPG exhibiting at NTEA work truck show

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2012 – PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) commercial coatings group has announced it will present its anticorrosion products and services at THE WORK TRUCK SHOW(SM) 2012. The upcoming trade show will be held in conjunction with the annual NTEA convention at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, March 5-8.

Representatives will be on hand at the PPG booth to discuss an array of primers and paints formulated to fight corrosion and keep transportation manufacturers’ assets at their best, as well as performance coatings that offer a range of durability characteristics. In addition, show attendees can undergo a complimentary PPG corrosion audit, where PPG experts will evaluate a company’s existing anticorrosion measures and tailor an overall anticorrosion strategy to a manufacturer’s specific requirements.

“The NTEA show is a very important industry event and a great opportunity to meet with manufacturers, understand what their needs are, and show them how PPG products can address the corrosion challenges they face every day,” said Paul Catanzarite, PPG, manager, commercial OEM (original equipment manufacturer) and national accounts. “We’re also very pleased to offer our free corrosion audit that provides solutions for their particular needs. We’re ready to help them fight corrosion immediately.”

NTEA was established in 1964 to support the commercial truck industry. The association provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and it annually produces The Work Truck Show. Also known as the Association for the Work Truck Industry, NTEA represents more than 1,500 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks also belong to the association.

PPG’s commercial coatings group offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets such as polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, urethane, polysiloxane, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG's commercial coatings products are marketed under names such as the DELFLEET(R) Evolution, DELFLEET ESSENTIAL(R), Commercial Performance Coatings and AMERCOAT(R) brands. For more information about PPG's commercial coatings group, call 800-647-6050 or visit www.ppgcommercialcoatings.com.

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.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark and Amercoat, Delfleet and Delfleet Essential are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
The Work Truck Show is a service mark of the National Truck Equipment Association.
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Cindy Piazza
PPG Automotive Refinish