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.
875 volunteers. 2,700 gallons of paint. 11 revitalized communities.
For us, making the world a more beautiful place starts right at home.
Making the world a more beautiful place is a big job. But we love a challenge.
It takes openness, energy, and perspective to make the world a more beautiful place.
It takes teamwork, appreciation and encouragement to make the world a more beautiful place
It takes understanding, drive, and a positive perspective to make the world a more beautiful place.

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PPG initiates global restructuring, targeting $125 million in annual savings

PPG Foundation donates $15,000 to Chicago Urban League for Project Ready

PPG-painted Supercar 'Vicious Mustang' debuts at SEMA Show

PPG to distribute wastewater substrate-repair products from Sauereisen

PPG introduces DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL coil coatings

PPG Foundation supports New Hope Grade School engineering programs

PPG eco-friendly wash primer coatings system chosen by LOT Polish Airlines

PPG salutes Paralyzed Veterans of America at SEMA Show

HOMAX brand by PPG introduces new and improved TOUGH AS TILE product

Create a serene escape with the GLIDDEN and PPG PAINTS brands

PPG wins big at 2016 SEMA Show

PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Academy Prep Center

PPG completes sale of its ownership interest in PFG Fiber Glass joint ventures

McGarry of PPG to present at 2016 Citi Basic Materials Conference

PPG coatings systems selected by Airbus for A350-1000 launch aircraft

Cam Miller wins SEMA Battle of the Builders

PPG acquires remaining interest in Italian coatings joint venture

PPG earns R&D 100 Awards for automotive, aerospace electrocoat technologies

LIQUID NAILS brand FUZE*IT adhesive by PPG named Top 100 Product of 2016 by THIS OLD HOUSE magazine

PPG wins first-ever Global Design Award from Groupe Renault

PPG helps build and paint bicycles for children in Istanbul through COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project

PPG to showcase coatings, technical expertise at FABTECH 2016

PPG reaches agreement to acquire Romanian paint and coatings manufacturer DEUTEK

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Bringing our best together to protect and beautify the world.

“What does it take to protect and beautify the world?” All of us. PPG is an extremely diverse company with a global portfolio of businesses and product lines; more than 150 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates; operations in more than 70 countries around the globe; and nearly 47,000 employees of wide-ranging nationalities, cultures, religions, ethnic, professional and educational backgrounds.

Our diverse work force enables us to meet challenges quickly, creatively and effectively. This is a prerequisite to success in global markets and economies. Clearly, diversity provides PPG with a competitive advantage in serving the needs of increasingly diverse customers in virtually every corner of the world.

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PPG wins big at 2016 SEMA Show

PPG was a big winner at the 2016 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. PPG-painted cars and trucks took color to new heights and claimed an array of awards and recognition. The wins reinforced PPG’s position as the custom car world’s winning choice in automotive refinish products.
“This has been another great year for PPG at SEMA,” said John Parran, PPG marketing director. “We provide great products, and our customers—these talented builders and painters—do the rest by letting their imaginations go wild. They’re creative, they understand color and they’re inspired to outdo the competition. That’s how they win awards.”

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PPG counts on chemistry to give it an edge

Under Chief Technology Officer David Bem, a growing research force leverages acquisitions and technology to invent new paints

This article originally appeared in Chemical and Engineering News (12/05/2016)

In Chemical and Engineering News, David Bem, PPG's Chief Technology Officer, shares his insights of how  acquisitions can bring new technology and give PPG a research edge.

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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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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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