PPG Industries: Bringing innovation to the surface


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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.

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Worldwide: ~47,000

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


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


PPG Industries, Inc.
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272 USA

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

PPG Industries Europe Sàrl
Route de Gilly 32
1180 Rolle – SWITZERLAND

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

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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