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2014

PPG building products team receives Strategic Supplier Award from Andersen

Second consecutive year for high-end wood coatings supplier recognition



The building products team for PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business received a Strategic Supplier Award for the second consecutive year during the recent Andersen Corporation Dealer Rally. PPG was among an exclusive group of six Strategic Suppliers invited to participate in the annual event. Pictured from left are Brian Knapp, PPG segment manager, industrial coil and building products; Andersen Corporation Chief Technology Officer Holly Boehne  and Chairman, President and CEO Jay Lund; Michael Moorehead, PPG strategic account manager, building products; and Andersen Division President Jerry Redmond.

PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 – The building products team for PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) industrial coatings business received a Strategic Supplier Award for the second consecutive year during the recent Andersen Corporation Dealer Rally. PPG was among an exclusive group of six Strategic Suppliers invited by Andersen to participate in the annual Dealer Rally.

Brian Knapp, PPG segment manager, industrial coil and building products, said PPG was proud to receive the award. “For more than 50 years, PPG has supplied coatings to Andersen and its supply-chain partners. Our relationship has never been stronger, and we look forward to helping Andersen deliver on the high standards associated with its brand promise for the next 50 years.”

Holly Boehne, chief technology officer, Andersen Corporation, said, “We’re excited to have PPG as one of our Strategic Suppliers. They are a true partner in every sense of the word.”

PPG supplies FLEXACRON® high-performance, solvent-based wood coating systems for use on Andersen’s high-end A-Series and best-selling 400 Series window and doors.

The Andersen Dealer Rally included 150 national dealers, 200-plus members of the Andersen sales force, the Andersen executive team and business managers. As a Strategic Supplier, PPG was given the opportunity to educate attendees directly about the value of PPG coatings and how they help Andersen expand its marketing presence and product offerings.

For more information about Flexacron coatings and other PPG industrial coatings, call 1-888-774-2001 or visit www.ppgindustrialcoatings.com.

About Andersen Corporation
Headquartered in Bayport, Minn., Andersen Corporation includes Andersen Windows, Renewal by Andersen, and Silver Line Building Products. Andersen employs 9,000 people in locations across North America with sales worldwide. Andersen received the 2013 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence award for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Learn more about Andersen at andersencorporation.com.

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PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Net sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.
 
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Contact:
Sharon Bird
PPG Industrial Coatings
724-274-3845
sbird@ppg.com
www.ppgindustrialcoatings.com