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4/20/2017
PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share
The board of directors of PPG today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, payable June 12 to shareholders of record May 10.

4/20/2017
PPG highlights reduced emissions, waste and energy use in 2016
PPG today announced that it achieved its goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and waste four years ahead of its 2020 target. The company made the announcement as it released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, which details PPG’s progress toward achieving its 2020 sustainability goals. The report is available at sustainability.ppg.com.

4/20/2017
PPG marks successful 2016, reports strong financials at annual meeting
PPG today held its annual meeting of shareholders in Pittsburgh, where Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael H. McGarry reviewed the company’s continued strategic progress and highlighted its strong financial performance.

4/20/2017
PPG reports first quarter 2017 financial results
PPG today reported first quarter 2017 net sales of about $3.6 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year. Net sales in local currencies grew nearly 3 percent year-over-year, aided by sales volume growth of 2 percent.

4/19/2017
PPG Issues Statement
PPG today issued a statement in connection with its proposal to AkzoNobel (AKZA.AS:AKZOY) to form a combined company.

4/18/2017
PPG highlights 2016 community engagement efforts, nearly $10 million in giving
PPG today published a report highlighting its 2016 community engagement initiatives. PPG and the PPG Foundation provided nearly $10 million in financial support for global charitable activities. The report and a fact sheet detailing PPG’s efforts in 2016 are available at www.ppgcommunities.com.

4/12/2017
PPG debuts next-generation PSX 805, PSX 800 coatings for steel, metal applications
PPG has introduced PSX® 800 and PSX 805 coatings for steel and metal surfaces, two next-generation products formulated with greater flexibility and hiding performance than competing polysiloxane coatings.

4/12/2017
PPG honors Southern Auto Color and Tasco Auto Color with Platinum Distributor of the Year award
In an unprecedented move, PPG's automotive refinish business has named two distributors—Southern Auto Color of Gainesville, Georgia, and Tasco Auto Color of Houston, Texas—as recipients of its Platinum Distributor of the Year award for 2016. It is the first time PPG has honored more than one distributor with the prestigious recognition.

4/12/2017
PPG introduces SPECTRACRON ADVANTEDGE HPP primer
PPG has introduced SPECTRACRON® ADVANTEDGE™ HPP primer, a patented polyurethane primer for use in heavy-duty equipment, general finishing and transportation applications. The new primer provides extended overall corrosion protection, better performance on sharp laser-cut edges, and superior chip resistance compared to traditional two-component epoxy primers.

4/12/2017
PPG Issues Updated Statement
PPG today issued the following updated statement in connection with its proposal to AkzoNobel (AKZA.AS:AKZOY) to form a combined company:

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