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Architectural Coatings - Americas and Asia Pacific

Paint Industry Leadership from a Global Coatings Leader

North America

PPG’s architectural coatings business in the U.S. and Canada is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. It manufactures and sells interior and exterior paints, stains, caulks, repair products, adhesives and sealants for homeowners and professionals under the brands PPG PAINTS™, OLYMPIC® stains, GLIDDEN® paints, SICO® paints and stains, DULUX® paints, and LIQUID NAILS® adhesives. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000 touchpoints through PPG Paints and Dulux stores, independent dealer locations and all major home improvement centers across the U.S. and Canada.

Asia Pacific

PPG has been operating in the Asia Pacific region since the 1990s. Brands such as IVY®, SEIGNEURIE®, MASTER'S MARK® decorative coatings have help to beautify and protect landmarks and key projects in China, including the elevated highway in Shanghai, Shanghai Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Shanghai Opera House and International Conference Center. IVY and Master’s Mark paints also consistently rank in the top three in public satisfaction surveys of paint and coatings.

Latin America

PPG COMEX® is a leader in Mexico and Central America in the manufacture, distribution and commercialization of paints and coatings, with more than 50 percent of the architectural market share. The Comex brand names more than 4.000 stores in Mexico and has nearly 65 years of providing excellent customer service. Its products facilitate the renovation of more than 160,000 homes every day, and the completion of more than 40 million projects annually. Innovative Comex brand solutions help protect the environment while seeking to promote the progress of society.


Business Executives

Tim Knavish, Executive Vice President
Jaime A. Irick,  Vice President, Architectural Coatings, United States and Canada
Karl H. Bergström, Vice President, PPG Architectural Coatings, Latin America, and Chief Executive Officer, PPG-Comex

Business Headquarters

400 Bertha Lamme Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Tel: 724-742-5200

Trade Media Contact

Greta Edgar



Jasmin Jimenez



Lidya Fresnedo
Public Relations, PPG-Comex

Research & Development

PPG Coatings Innovation Center
400 Guys Run Road
Cheswick PA 15024 USA
Tel: 412-820-8500

Web Sites

Brand Websites:

Principal Operations

Manufacturing Sites

North America - U.S.
  • East Point, Georgia
  • Oakwood, Georgia
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Huron, Ohio
  • Temple, Texas
North America - Canada
  • Delta, British Columbia, Canada
  • Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Asia Pacific
  • Villawood, Australia
  • Jiading District, China
  • Songjiang District, China

Key Facts

  • In 2013, Glidden, Liquid Nails and PPG PROLUXE® brands joined the PPG family.
  • In 2014, the PPG Paints brand launched nationwide, followed by the rebranding of all PPG Paints company-owned stores in 2015.
  • In 2016, the PPG logo began appearing prominently on the front of consumer brand packaging for the first-time.
  • PPG's products portfolio includes leading brands such as, Olympic Stains, PPG Pittsburgh Paints, Manor Hall, Porter Paints, Glidden, Flood, Liquid Nails, Sico, and CIL.
Ivy is a registered trademark of PPG Coatings (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.  Seigneurie is a registered trademark of PPG AC – France.  Olympic, PPG Pittsburgh Paints, ProLuxe and PPG Porter Paints are registered trademarks of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.  Flood, Liquid Nails, Glidden, CIL and Sico are registered trademarks of the PPG Group of Companies. Dulux is a registered trademark of AkzoNobel and is licensed to PPG Architectural Coatings Canada, Inc. for use in Canada only. PPG Paints is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. Comex is a registered trademark of Consorcio Comex S.A. de C.V.