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PPG Foundation invests $16,000 in Lake Charles organizations

Funding supports educational, cultural programs

LAKE CHARLES, La., Feb. 27, 2018 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that the PPG Foundation invested a combined $16,000 in four Lake Charles-area organizations to support educational and cultural programs in 2017. The grants were made on behalf of PPG’s local silicas facility.
The grant recipients and funding purposes were:  
“PPG and the PPG Foundation are proud to support programs like these that are focused on expanding educational and cultural opportunities in the communities where PPG operates,” said Dave Sebold, PPG director, global manufacturing, silicas.
PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG communities around the world. We invested more than $10.5 million in 2017, supporting hundreds of community organizations across 29 countries. By investing in educational opportunities, we help grow today’s skilled workforce and develop tomorrow’s innovators in fields related to coatings and manufacturing. Plus, we empower PPG employees to multiply their impact for causes that are important to them by supporting their volunteer efforts and charitable giving. Learn more at www.ppgcommunities.com and follow @PPG_Communities on Twitter.
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 2017. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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