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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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8/31/2016
PPG completes four COLORFUL COMMUNITIES projects in Pittsburgh

8/29/2016
Silverado named PITTSBURGH PAINTS & STAINS 2017 Color of the Year

8/29/2016
Cloudberry named top color for 2017 by OLYMPIC Paints and Stains brand

8/29/2016
GLIDDEN paint names Byzantine Blue as 2017 Color of the Year

8/29/2016
PPG to highlight transportation coatings at Intermodal EXPO 2016

8/25/2016
PPG revitalizes Parque de Bombas through COLORFUL COMMUNITIES initiative

8/23/2016
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at school in Sumaré, Brazil

8/18/2016
PPG to feature advanced display coatings at vehicle display symposium

8/18/2016
PPG-painted Oldsmobile wins Hot August Nights Cup

8/18/2016
Coolest shades of fall energize work, study spaces, according to SICO paint

8/18/2016
PPG PAINTS brand launches Preferred Homeowner Portal, offers paint discounts to new-home buyers

8/16/2016
PPG introduces new TUFROV, HYBON and INNOFIBER products

8/16/2016
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project at Sonora, Mexico, orphanage

8/11/2016
The Terry Thomas, first building with SOLARBAN 70XL glass, remains model of performance

8/11/2016
Pagenaud drives PPG-painted Chevy to another Team Penske victory

8/11/2016
PPG to exhibit liquid, powder coatings for coil and extrusion at CONSTRUCT 2016

8/8/2016
PPG completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Soborg, Denmark

8/8/2016
PPG highlights trailer and intermodal coatings in new brochure

8/4/2016
PPG opens distribution center in Hermosillo, Mexico

8/4/2016
PPG announces four COLORFUL COMMUNITIES projects in Pittsburgh

8/4/2016
PPG appoints Kenstowicz regional architectural manager, Pacific Northwest

8/3/2016
PPG to invest $20 million to upgrade Chester, South Carolina, fiber glass plant

8/3/2016
PPG shines at Goodguys Nationals event

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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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First Puerto Rico COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project gives historic landmark fresh coat of GLIDDEN paint

PPG revitalizes Parque de Bombas through COLORFUL COMMUNITIES initiative

First Puerto Rico COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project gives historic landmark fresh coat of paint

As part of its global community engagement efforts, PPG recently completed a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Ponce, Puerto Rico, at the iconic Parque de Bombas museum. The weeklong project involved more than 200 gallons of GLIDDEN® and PPG PAINTS™ products as well as 24 PPG volunteers to help restore this long-standing historic landmark.



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Coolest shades of fall energize work, study spaces, according to SICO paint

Coolest shades of fall energize work, study spaces, according to SICO paint


Back to school means back to work for adults and kids alike. What better time to update your home office or study area to boost not only your decor, but your family’s productivity as well? That’s the message of leading brand SICO® paint in unveiling its fall 2016 palette.

“Fall is a time of new beginnings, and this season’s pick-me-up shades are perfect for infusing new life into work areas—from vibrant reds and blues, to greyish greens, sun-kissed yellows and classic black-and-white combinations,” said Geneviève Paiement, brand manager for Sico paint, a brand of PPG.

Topping the list of the Sico paint brand’s coolest autumn palette are trending colours that match every taste.

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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.

Olds Cool is owned by Billy and Debbie Thomas of Robstown, Texas. It was built by Harold Chapman and his crew at Customs & Hot Rods of Andice in Georgetown, Texas. Charley Hutton then gave the car its winning finish.

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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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