PPG: We protect and beautify the world
Our COLORFUL COMMUNITIES program started in our own backyard. One year later, we've beautified places all over the world.
Making the world a more beautiful place is a big job. But we love a challenge.
875 volunteers. 2,700 gallons of paint. 11 revitalized communities.
For us, making the world a more beautiful place starts right at home.

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PPG offers a colorful mix at SEMA Show

PPG announces most popular automotive colors for 2016

PPG to highlight global fastener coatings capability at STAFDA 2016

PPG announces executive appointments

PPG Kansai Automotive Finishes receives Nissan 2016 Regional Monozukuri Spirit Award

PPG reports third quarter 2016 financial results

PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share

PPG-painted custom builds take major Goodguys awards

PPG debuts SPECTRACRON SPM Series DTM Monocoat

PPG provides update on third quarter 2016 financial results

PPG provides training, resources for professionals at 2016 PRO SUMMIT

PPG to highlight new DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL coatings at METALCON 2016

Create the classic farmhouse appeal of the THIS OLD HOUSE 2016 Idea House at Emerson Green with OLYMPIC paint

PPG acquires naming rights for Pittsburgh Penguins home, to become ‘PPG PAINTS Arena’

PPG-painted cars and trucks shine at Shades of the Past

PPG completes sale of European fiber glass operations to Nippon Electric Glass

PPG completes sale of flat glass operations to Vitro

PPG to announce third quarter 2016 results Oct. 20

PPG introduces upgraded tint guide posters

PPG Foundation invests in science equipment for Fairfield Community High School

PPG Platinum Distributor Painters Supply & Equipment receives ACE Award

PPG completes second COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in San Juan del Río, Mexico

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Cieszyn, Poland, city center

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PPG acquires naming rights for Pittsburgh Penguins home, to become ‘PPG PAINTS Arena’

PPG recently reached an agreement with the Pittsburgh Penguins to immediately assume naming rights for Pittsburgh’s multipurpose arena. Previously known as “CONSOL Energy Center,” the facility now will be named “PPG PAINTS Arena.” PPG also becomes the official paint supplier of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Additional materials, images and video associated with this announcement are available at: http://newsroom.ppg.com/ppgpaintsarena.

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PPG support helps SOLS 24/7 Malaysia establish Solar Lab in Kuala Lumpur

PPG support helps humanitarian organization SOLS 24/7 Malaysia establish a Solar Lab in Kuala Lumpur. The university-grade facility is outfitted with an array of live off-grid, hybrid and grid-tied photovoltaic solar power systems. It also includes an advanced EL (electroluminescence) test that functions like a solar panel X-ray machine, as well as solar water heaters and a solar-powered air conditioner.

The Solar Academy offers Malaysian youth free education and training in the practice and theory of solar energy to encourage their social empowerment.

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2017 PPG Color Trends

2017 Color Trends Book Online

At PPG, we view color as a creative ecosystem – one that revolves around our customers.

PPG offers insights and execution strategies throughout the color lifecycle. We present new innovations and technologies for surface design and the application process. And we are always looking for better ways to enhance delivery, consistency and performance.

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RIGHT AT HOME: a peek inside the world of color forecasting

Earlier this year, a group of color forecasters from PPG came up with recommendations that will influence the colors and finishes we’re likely to see in 2017 on a wide variety of products, including appliances, cars, phones, airplanes, paints, beverage cans, even holiday ornaments. They also picked a color of the year.

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PPG Paints, Coatings and Specialty Materials

Protecting Beauty In A Harsh World

How do we shield our cars from scratches and our planes from the blistering sun? How can we keep our buildings cool and our energy costs down? How do you protect the things people love and rely on from bumps, wear and tear and mishaps? 

In this article from Forbes.com, David Bem, PPG’s new chief technology officer, shares his insights and experience in launching innovative products across a variety of technology platforms and industries.

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PPG has released its 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report, which details the company’s progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals.

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PPG – Our Story

Making the world a more protected and beautiful place is a big job. See how we create, invent and formulate the paints, coatings and materials that brighten the world for the next generation.

At PPG, scientists and engineers come together everyday to collaborate and discuss ways to protect and beautify the products and surroundings that we rely on daily. At R&D centers across the globe, these conversations and research efforts often lead to some pretty remarkable innovations that bring more dependable, durable products to the places we live, learn and work.


Colorful Communities Initiative

Through color, employee volunteers and a PPG commitment of $10 million, we’re transforming our neighborhoods around the world. See what a difference color can make.
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