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Automotive Refinish

Only one thing lasts longer than our coatings—our commitment to you.

When it comes to building durability, increasing performance or enhancing appearance, PPG's refinish business owns a track record of success no other company can match. For nearly 100 years, we’ve delivered the automotive, commercial fleet and light industrial coatings the world needs.

As the global leader in transportation and industrial coatings, we offer the innovation, experience and stability your business needs. Every year, PPG invests millions of dollars into research and development. We offer unmatched comprehensive technical, process and professional training. Most importantly, we are focused on the refinish industry and dedicated to the highest level of service and quality.

The best coating technologies for every need.

Businesses are like people—no two are exactly the same. To serve the diverse needs of enterprises worldwide, PPG has developed an expansive portfolio of coatings systems. Each line is designed for specific operational requirements, allowing companies to meet their performance, production and cost benchmarks with can’t-miss product compatibility and quality.

PPG also continues to invest significantly in research and emerging technologies. Improved quality, reduced paint cycle times, lowered costs, environmental needs and sustainability—PPG is always at the forefront, bringing fresh ideas and answers to market.

With the technology, resources and experience that can only come from a global leader, PPG is the ideal partner for serving your performance coatings needs.

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Business Executives

Gary R. Danowski, Vice President, Global Automotive Refinish
Gregory B. Benckart, Vice President, Automotive Refinish, Americas
Jerome Zamblera, GM EMEA Automotive Refinish
Pauline Yuen, Vice President, Refinish Coatings, Asia

Business Headquarters

PPG Automotive Refinish
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272 USA

Trade Media Contacts

North America 
Cindy Schauer

Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Patricia Phountoucos
+34 93561 1010

Latin America
Raquel Klemz (Brazil)
+55 19 2103-6376

Asia Pacific
Hunter Lee (Tianjin, China)
+86 22 6620 6102

Research and Development

PPG Coatings Innovation Center
4325 Rosanna Drive
Allison Park PA 15101 USA
Tel: 412-492-5200
FAX: 412-492-5221

PPG Refinish
19699 Progress Drive
Strongsville, OH 44149
Tel: 440-572-2800

Web Site


Principal Operations

Manufacturing Sites

North America
  • Strongsville, Ohio
  • Delaware, Ohio
South America
  • Cajamar, Brazil
  • SumarĂ©, Brazil
  • Pilar, Argentina
Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Stowmarket, U.K.
  • Milan, Italy
Asia Pacific
  • Cheonan, South Korea
  • Clayton, Australia
  • Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Key Facts

  • Innovative solutions are clearly the primary emphasis at PPG:
    • PPG ENVIROBASE® High Performance waterborne basecoat - Reducing solvent emissions by 93% compared to solvent based basecoat systems
    • D8135 UHS Rapid Clear - Provides a 10 minute bake, saving time and energy
    • DP3000 - The world's first refinish product containing recycled material
    • T499 Envirobase Flocculating Agent - Allows bodyshops to clean and recycle the water from their waste waterborne cleaning products

Envirobase is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.