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 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

PPG again exclusive paint sponsor of FenderBender Live at SEMA Show

Tower at PNC Plaza, featuring PPG glass and coatings, earns 2016 ARCHITECT R+D AWARD

PPG reaches agreement to divest its ownership interest in PFG fiber glass joint ventures

PPG continues support of national SkillsUSA Championships

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Jana Babáka primary school in Brno, Czech Republic

PPG HI-TEMP 808 liquid insulation introduced for metal processing equipment, pipes

PPG restoration seminars address challenges of custom car builders

PPG begins COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Jahn Ferenc Hospital in Budapest

PPG Foundation supports third-grade science kits for New Hope Elementary

PPG inaugurates e-coat primer pilot system in France for aerospace applications

PPG earns American Honda approval

PPG making fifth consecutive appearance at U.S. Diesel Truckin’ Nationals

PPG introduces ADJUSTRITE Commercial Parts Listing Program

PPG, Thai Optical Group and Global Optics announce North American availability of TRIBRID lenses

PPG paint plays role in custom builders' success

Out of This World Colour Forecast: DULUX Paints announces ‘cosmic purple’ as 2017 Colour of the Year

Paint for All Seasons: SICO Paint unveils trending seasonal colours for 2017

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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-painted Oldsmobile wins Hot August Nights Cup

PPG-painted Oldsmobile wins Hot August Nights Cup

PPG cars dominate top spots in competition

A dazzling 1939 Oldsmobile Series 60 convertible dubbed “Olds Cool,” painted by Charley Hutton using PPG automotive refinish products, captured the inaugural Hot August Nights Cup at the recent namesake classic car competition in Reno, Nevada. The cup, equivalent to a best-in-show award, is the ultimate prize in the Hot August Nights event—a mix of music, entertainment and classic car show with more than 6,000 vehicles on display.

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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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