PPG appoints Boone as market manager, residential glass segment

33-year pro to help window makers, consumers meet stricter energy-saving mandates

Bradley P. Boone, PPG market manager, residential segment, flat glass

PITTSBURGH, May 13, 2013 – PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has named Bradley P. Boone market manager, residential segment, PPG flat glass.

A 33-year PPG veteran, Boone brings vast experience in the production of glass and in the technical support and marketing of glass products. For the past 12 years, he has been a senior account manager serving residential, architectural and solar glass customers in the northeastern U.S. During his career, Boone has provided technical and customer support for well-known PPG brands such as SOLARBAN(R) and SUNGATE(R) low-emissivity (low-e) glasses and INTERCEPT(R) insulating spacers.

Patrick J. Kenny, PPG director of marketing, flat glass, said, “New building codes and consumer concerns are increasing the demand for more energy-efficient homes, and in turn driving innovation in the residential window and door market. Brad has the experience and technical knowledge to help window and door makers meet the performance and cost-management challenges they face. His background also will enable him to help PPG more effectively translate the needs of consumers and window makers into customer-driven solutions.”

For more information about PPG residential glass products and technical support, visit www.ppgglass.com or call 1-888-PPG-GLAS (774-4527).

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 glo bal 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, visit www.ppg.com.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark and Intercept, Solarban and Sungate are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Robert J. Struble
PPG Flat Glass