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At a Glance

Founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass by Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, and specialty materials.

Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.

Click here to download an overview presentation on PPG.

Employees

Worldwide: ~47,000

  • North America: ~18,500
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA): ~15,200
  • Latin America: ~6,100
  • Asia Pacific: ~7,200

Financials

Total Net Sales 2017: $14.7 Billion
PPG is ranked 183 on the Fortune 500
PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG)

For more details, visit the PPG Investor Center

Headquarters

GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS
PPG Industries, Inc.
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272 USA
+1.412.434.3131


ASIA PACIFIC
PPG Industries International, Inc.
Suites 1010-1015, 10/F, Cityplaza One
1111 King’s Road
Taikoo Shing – HONG KONG
+852.2861.0918

EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, and AFRICA
PPG Industries Europe Sàrl
Route de Gilly 32
1180 Rolle – SWITZERLAND
+41.21.822.3000

LATIN AMERICA
PPG Industrial do Brasil - Tintas e Vernizes - Ltda.
Rodovia Anhanguera, km 106
13180-900 – Sumaré – SP
+55.19.2103.6000

Manufacturing Operations

Worldwide: 156 manufacturing facilities*

  • United States: 45 sites (19 states)
  • Other Americas: 14 sites (10 countries)
  • EMEA: 64 sites (29 countries)
  • Asia Pacific: 33 sites (12 countries)

Research Facilities

Primary research centers:

  • PPG Coatings Innovation Center (Allison Park, Pennsylvania)
  • Monroeville Business and Technology Center (Monroeville, Pennsylvania) 

Community Giving

In 2017, PPG invested $10.5 million through global grantmaking in PPG communities.

*As reported for year-ending 2014.


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