PPG set to exhibit at NATM show

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2013 – The commercial coatings group of PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business has announced it will be exhibiting at the 25th annual National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) National Convention and Trade Show in South Carolina at the Charleston Area Convention Center, Feb. 20-22. The NATM represents manufacturers across the country that produce light- and medium-duty trailers for towing behind vehicles. The organization is dedicated to improving trailer safety and performance.

The PPG display in booth 222 will present the commercial coatings group's theme, “We’ve Got You Covered,” with proven technologies, total color solutions and best-in-class service that support the trailer industry. The display will introduce an interactive exhibit and an innovative, customized visitor experience.

“PPG has had a long association with the NATM, and we are excited to be involved in this important show,” said Paul Catanzarite, PPG commercial OEM and national accounts manager. “We have always worked closely with the NATM and its members. This event gives us a great opportunity to meet with those members, understand their evolving manufacturing requirements and acquaint them with our advanced coating products and proactive service. We have a lot to offer this year, and we believe show visitors will like what they see at our booth.”

PPG has been an NATM member since 1999 and a convention sponsor since 2003. PPG and NATM co-sponsor the annual Green Manufacturing Award, which recognizes the best manufacturing innovation or solution developed by an NATM member that positively affects the environment. The 2013 award winner will be announced at the show.

PPG's commercial coatings group offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets, including polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG's commercial coatings products are marketed under names such as DELFLEET(R) Evolution, DELFLEET ESSENTIAL(R), Commercial Performance Coatings and AMERCOAT(R) brands. To learn more about PPG's commercial coatings products, visit booth 222 at the NATM show, 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 nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, 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.
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Cindy Schauer
PPG Automotive Refinish