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 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

DULUX Paints unveils work of art: DULUX VENETIAN SILK paint line

PPG extends warranty on rebuilt windshields for Beechcraft 1900, King Air planes

PPG shows color, textured options for aerospace transparency plastic at NBAA

PPG marks completion of silica capacity expansion at Delfzijl, Netherlands, plant

PPG donating military coatings, window for EC-135C aircraft restoration

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PPG announces most popular automotive colors for 2016

We recently released our annual automotive color popularity data, which reveals consumers again preferred cars with a neutral color. More than 75 percent of 2016 vehicles built globally were white, black, gray or silver.

White remained the most popular global vehicle color at 38 percent, up from 35 percent last year. Black (16 percent), silver (12 percent) and gray (10 percent) rounded out the top automotive colors worldwide. And although PPG research found that nearly 60 percent of U.S. and European consumers identified color as a major factor in their vehicle-buying decisions, the popularity of blue, green, natural and red vehicles remained unchanged from last year.

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PPG celebrates 34 years of a successful partnership with Team Penske in 2017

PPG's automotive refinish business and Team Penske have announced a multiyear extension of one of the longest partnerships in motorsports. The agreement will see PPG Automotive Refinish serve as the primary sponsor on a Team Penske car in four Verizon IndyCar Series races in 2017 and also serve as an associate sponsor on all of the team’s cars and equipment.

Simon Pagenaud, the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion, won three of the four races in which he drove the No. 22 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet this season.

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How One Of The World’s Biggest Paint Companies Rebranded Itself, An Interview With Bryan Iams

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post (10/29/2016)

In Huffington Post's CMO Media’s Marketing Leadership series, Bryan Iams, VP of Corporate and Government Affairs at PPG shares his insights around marketing innovation and leadership and the efforts of a major rebrand that took place earlier this year.

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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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