PPG to announce first quarter 2012 results April 19

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2012 – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announces the following details for its first quarter 2012 earnings release and teleconference call.

Earnings release:
Thursday, April 19, before U.S. stock markets open

Thursday, April 19, 2 p.m. ET

PPG participants:
Charles E. Bunch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David B. Navikas, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Vincent J. Morales, Vice President, Investor Relations

Dial-in numbers:
United States – 866-700-7477
International – 617-213-8840
Passcode: 88097811

Listen-only mode via Internet broadcast from PPG’s Investor Center at www.ppg.com (Windows Media Player)

Telephone replay:
Available beginning at approximately 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 19, through 11:59 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 26

Replay numbers:
United States – 888-286-8010
International – 617-801-6888
Passcode: 63483919

Web replay:
Available on PPG's Investor Center at www.ppg.com beginning at approximately 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 19, 2012, through Friday, April 19, 2013.

The news release will be available on the Investor Center and Newsroom sections of www.ppg.com.

Prepared remarks and details regarding PPG’s operating segment results and other financials will be available on the Investor Center section of www.ppg.com at 1 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 19, approximately one hour prior to the conference call. Downloadable MP3 files will be available on the PPG Investor Center after 6 p.m. ET that day.

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 globe. 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 of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

Jeremy Neuhart
PPG Corporate Communications

Vince Morales
PPG Investor Relations