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Industrial Coatings

PPG's Industrial Coatings are the total solution.

Over the years, PPG's industrial coatings has earned a reputation for innovative, high-performance products and world-class service making PPG a leader in the marketplace.

Today, our industrial coatings business produces coatings for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer electronics, automotive parts and accessories, building products (including residential and commercial construction), transportation vehicles and numerous other finished products.

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Business Executives

Timothy M. Knavish, Senior Vice President, Industrial Coatings
Kevin D. Braun, Vice President, Industrial Coatings, Americas
Chancey E. Hagerty, General Manager, Industrial Coatings, EMEA

Business Headquarters

PPG Industrial Coatings
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272 USA

Trade Media Contacts

Jamie Cowden
+1 412 434 3082

Research and Development

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

Web Site


Principal Operations

Manufacturing Sites

  • Circleville, Ohio
  • Delaware, Ohio
  • Euclid, Ohio
  • Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Oak Creek, Wisconsin
  • Springdale, Pennsylvania
  • Strongsville, Ohio
  • Watertown, Connecticut
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Key Facts

  • PPG pioneered anodic electrocoat systems in the 1960s and revolutionized the industry a decade later with the introduction of the cationic electrocoat system in the 1970s.
  • PPG has won several prestigious R&D 100 Awards from "R&D Magazine" for the development of innovative technologies, most recently for:
    • PPG ZIRCOBOND®, an environmentally advanced pretreatment for automotive applications that cuts sludge byproduct from the pretreatment process by at least 80 percent compared to zinc-phosphate-based products.
    • PPG DURANAR® powder coatings for metal building panels provide the ultimate performance against weathering in environments and are highly resistant to chalking, fading, chipping, and peeling and environmental stressors like acid rain, salt deposits, mortar deposits, humidity and graffiti.
  • PPG's industrial coatings are available in environmentally friendly formulations designed to exceed global and regional environmental requirements.
  • PPG's coatings cover nearly every type of surface and substrate, including:
    • Automotive parts and accessories such as rigid and flexible exterior trim systems, steel and aluminum wheels, body panels, bumper and break systems, hitches, shocks, axles, coil springs, under hood/body parts, and sway bars;
    • Metal roofing, metal building panels, column covers, garage and entry doors, rainware, gutters, siding, fascia, trim, HVAC, lighting fixtures, storefronts, curtain walls, windows, louvers;
    • Commercial truck cab/bodies, commercial buses, school buses, trailers, and rail;
    • Industrial vehicles, agricultural equipment,construction machinery;
    • Wood, vinyl, and composite components for wood and resilient flooring, windows and doors, flooring accessories, architectural moldings;
    • Mobile phones, laptops, computers and accessories, GPS systems, and beauty products;
    • Household appliances such as washers/dryers, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, ovens, ranges, and microwaves;
    • Sports and recreation equipment including, golf balls, fitness equipment, bicycles, motorcycles and outboard motors, and recreational vehicles;
    • Office furniture, transformers, tool storage, wires, fasteners, and radiators.

Duranar and Zircobond are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. Other third-party trademarks are property of their respective owners.