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About PPG Industries 

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).
Headquarters:   PPG Industries, Inc.
 
One PPG Place
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272 
 412-434-3131

Manufacturing facilities in:

Argentina
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Cameroon
Canada
Chile
China
Czech Republic
Egypt

France
French Overseas
Germany
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Ivory Coast
Malaysia

Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Philippines
Poland
Senegal
Slovakia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain

Suriname
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand 
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay


Corporate Facts: Facts about PPG (pdf) - English  |   French-Canadian   |   PR-Spanish

Stock: Traded on the New York Stock Exchange under ticket symbol PPG.  Visit PPG's Investor Relations for more information.

Our Businesses:

Performance Coatings

PPG Aerospace Aerospace: World’s leading supplier of sealants, coatings, aircraft maintenance chemicals, transparent armor, transparencies, and application systems, serving original equipment manufacturers and maintenance providers for the commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation industries. Services include chemicals management.

Architectural Coatings Americas and Asia/Pacific:  Under the PPG Pittsburgh Paints, Olympic, PPG Porter, Monarch, and Lucite brands, this unit produces paints, stains and specialty coatings for commercial, maintenance and residential markets.

  Automotive Refinish: Produces and markets a full line of coatings products and related services for automotive repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings and specialty coatings for signs. Also created and manages CertifiedFirst, PPG’s premier collision-shop alliance.
  Protective and Marine Coatings: Leading global supplier of corrosion-resistant, appearance-enhancing coatings for the marine, infrastructure, chemical processing, oil and gas,and power industries. 
Industrial Coatings

Automotive OEM Coatings: Global supplier of automotive coatings and services to auto and light truck manufacturers. Products include electrocoats, primer surfacers, base coats, clear coats, pretreatment chemicals, adhesives and sealants.

  Industrial Coatings: Produces a wide range of value-added coatings for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer products, electronics, heavy-duty trucks, automotive parts and accessories, residential and commercial construction, wood flooring, kitchen cabinets and other finished products.  
  Packaging Coatings: Global supplier of coatings, inks, compounds, pretreatment chemicals and lubricants for metal and plastic containers for the beverage, food, general line and specialty packaging industries.
Architectural Coatings -  EMEA
 

Architectural Coatings - EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa): Producer of Sigma, Seigneurie, Johnstone’s and other brands of residential and commercial paints for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and French Overseas.

Optical and Specialty Materials
  Optical Products: Produces optical monomers, including CR-39 and Trivex lens materials, photochromic dyes and Transitions lenses photochromic ophthalmic plastic eyewear.
  Silicas: Produces amorphous precipitated silicas for tire, battery separators and other end-user applications and Teslin synthetic printing sheet used in applications such as waterproof labels, e-passports and identification cards.
Glass
  Fiber Glass: Maker of fiber glass yarn for use in electronics, especially printed circuit boards, and specialty materials, such as insect screening, medical casting and filtration fabrics. Also manufactures fiber glass chopped strands, rovings and mat products used as reinforcing agents in thermoset and thermoplastic composite applications. 
  Flat Glass: Produces glass that is fabricated into products primarily for commercial construction and residential markets, as well as the appliance, mirror and transportation industries. More information, visit Residential Glass and Architectural Glass web sites.


 






CertifiedFirst, CR-39, Trivex and Teslin are registered trademarks of PPG Industries, Inc.
Lucite is a registered trademark of E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY, and used  under license.
Transitions is a registered trademark of Transitions Optical, Inc.
Sigma, Seigneurie, and Johnstone’s are registered trademarks of PPG Industries-related entities.
PPG Porter Paints and PPG Pittsburgh Paints are trademarks, and Olympic and Monarch are registered trademarks of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.