Three PPG brands honored in Top 10 Coatings Brands in China Awards

MASTER’S MARK, IVY, SEIGNEURIE brands recognized in different categories

Three of PPG Industries’ signature architectural coatings brands were honored in different categories of the 2011 China Top 10 Coatings Brands Awards in Beijing. Ms. Ling Ruan, PPG sales manager, north region, architectural coatings, China (center) received the awards on behalf of PPG.
BEIJING, Sept. 13, 2012 – Three of PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) architectural paint brands recently won recognition in different categories of the 2011 China Top 10 Coatings Brands Awards. Sponsored by and the HC Coating Network, the annual awards ceremony in Beijing marks the opening of the Coatings Industry Summit, which this year was themed Innovation, Harmony, Responsibility, Influence.

A leading industrial sourcing website in China, encourages and recognizes innovations, advanced technologies and new approaches and products in the coatings industry through its selections of the Top 10 coatings brands in various categories. For 2011, a panel of coatings industry experts recognized several PPG paint products for their superior performance, cost-effectiveness and innovation. MASTER’S MARK(R) paint was named among the Top 10 Interior Paints by Foreign Brands, IVY(R) stain was named one of the Top 10 Home-Improvement Wood Coatings Brands, and SEIGNEURIE(R) paint was named among the Top 10 Architectural Coatings Brands.

“PPG invests heavily in research and development to offer new architectural coatings products and technologies with exceptional quality and ‘green’ advantages,” said Mr. George Ge, PPG general manager, architectural coatings, China. “We are honored to be recognized again with several Top 10 Coatings Brands Awards acknowledging not only our leading products and exemplary service but also our efforts to provide innovative solutions that enable greener buildings.”

Master’s Mark, IVY and Seigneurie decorative coatings help beautify and protect landmarks and key projects in China such as the elevated highway in Shanghai and several pavilions at Expo 2010 Shanghai.

The annual China Top 10 Coatings Brands Awards are sponsored by, the leading e-commerce platform in China’s chemicals industry. Since their debut in 2004, the awards have been regarded as influencing the brand image of coatings producers in China. The awards provide an effective platform for facilitating communications among coatings suppliers from China and overseas markets.

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

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
IVY is a registered trademark of PPG Coatings (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Master's Mark is a registered trademark of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.
Seigneurie is a registered trademark of PPG AC - France.
Hunter Lee
PPG China
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