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Pittsburgh-area PPG PAINTS stores announce winner of Pittsburgh Penguins ‘Golden Ticket’ promotion

PITTSBURGH, March 9, 2017 – PPG today announced the winner of its sponsored prize package in the Pittsburgh Penguins “Golden Ticket” sweepstakes to help celebrate the NHL team’s 50th anniversary season. Rob Wentzel of the Dormont area of Pittsburgh will visit the PPG PAINTS™ store at 3315 Saw Mill Run Blvd. in the South Hills on March 9 to claim his PPG-sponsored prize as well as a Penguins® Golden Ticket, which offers him a 1-in-50 chance to win the Penguins Grand Prize of two Penguins season tickets for 20 years.

PPG, the official paint supplier of the Pittsburgh Penguins and now also of the NHL®, is awarding Wentzel the use of a center-ice suite at the PPG PAINTS ARENA™ venue, including 24 tickets and amenities, for the April 2 Penguins vs. Carolina Hurricanes game. Visitors to the 18 Pittsburgh-area PPG Paints stores between Jan. 9 and Feb. 3 submitted entries for a chance to win the PPG-sponsored prize package and the Penguins® Golden Ticket.

Wentzel and 49 other Penguins® Golden Ticket recipients will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for two season tickets in the FedEx Level (lower bowl) for the next 20 years, to be held live after the conclusion of the Penguins vs. Carolina Hurricanes game at PPG Paints Arena on April 2.

The GLIDDEN® paint brand of PPG, which is available at THE HOME DEPOT® and WALMART® stores, also sponsored a Penguins® Golden Ticket prize package.

For more information about the Penguins® Golden Ticket sweepstakes and official sweepstakes rules, visit www.nhl.com/penguins/fans/golden-ticket.

To locate Pittsburgh-area PPG Paints stores, visit www.ppgpaints.com/Pittsburgh. To locate a Glidden paints retailer near you, visit www.glidden.com/Store-Locator.

PPG became the Pittsburgh Penguins’ naming-rights partner for the PPG Paints Arena in October 2016. As a leading year-round entertainment destination in Pittsburgh, PPG Paints Arena is a regional venue hosting world-class concerts, family shows and a variety of other events, as well as housing the Pittsburgh Penguins organization and serving as home ice for the NHL team. Since opening in 2010, the arena has hosted more than 150 events each year.

Additionally, PPG and the National Hockey League announced a multiyear corporate marketing agreement in February to make PPG paint brands the Official Paint of the NHL® in the U.S. and Canada.

At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.8 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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