Painter Charley Hutton joins PPG for Goodguys events

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, July 11, 2012 – Charley Hutton, one of the custom car world's most popular painters, will appear at the PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business's PPG Show Truck display at two major Goodguys Rod & Custom Association shows this summer. Hutton will meet show visitors and sign autographs at the 25th Pacific Northwest Nationals in Puyallup, Wash., July 27-29, and the 11th Mid-Western Nationals in Kansas City, Kan., Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

Hutton has received many honors for his dramatic color schemes for high-end street rods. Accolades include Ridler Awards, Street Rod of the Year and Custom Rod of the Year awards, as well as an America's Most Beautiful Roadster award. Hutton is also a recognized television personality who appeared on the Discovery Channel's American Hot Rod show with custom car builder Boyd Coddington and was featured on Hot Rod TV and The Learning Channel's Overhaulin'. He does most of his work in the Charley Hutton Color Studio in Nampa, Idaho, and uses only PPG Automotive Refinish products.

Show visitors are invited to come meet Hutton and talk about his experience with ENVIROBASE(R) High Performance waterborne products at the PPG Show Truck display as follows:

25th Pacific Northwest Nationals, Puyallup, Washington

  • Friday, July 27, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 28, 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 29, 9-10 a.m.

11th Mid-Western Nationals, Kansas City, Kansas

  • Friday, Aug. 31, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 1, 10-11 a.m., 2-3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 2, 9-10 a.m.

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is the world's largest rod and custom association, with more than 70,000 members nationwide. The association promotes and produces some of the world's most dynamic automotive events. Goodguys presents more than 20 events annually across the country, showcasing the industry's latest trends and America's passion for hot cars, bright colors and vibrant designs.

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

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Cindy Piazza
PPG Automotive Refinish