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PPG announces 2019 show truck tour schedule

Rolling exhibit of PPG products to make 12 appearances

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:29 pm EST


"We are very proud of our show truck and the excitement it generates at these events"

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, March 5, 2019 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced its bold red, white and blue PPG tractor-trailer rig – a rolling exhibit of premium PPG products – will kick off its 2019 cross-country trip on March 8 at the 9th annual Goodguys Spring Lone Star Nationals at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

The truck will make 12 appearances across the country, concluding its tour season October 13 at Cruisin’ the Coast in Biloxi, Mississippi. Tour stops include the top national and regional car, truck and hot rod events sponsored by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association and other major auto groups.

The colorful show truck serves as a mobile PPG exhibit designed to give custom car builders and painters a chance to learn about PPG’s innovative products, hottest colors and dazzling special effects to create show-stopping finishes. At each location, PPG representatives will be on hand to welcome the public and answer questions about PPG’s refinish brands, which include the PPG DELTRON®, PPG VIBRANCE COLLECTION®, PPG GLOBAL REFINISH SYSTEM®, PPG ENVIROBASE® High Performance and PPG AQUABASE® Plus refinish systems.

PPG invites automobile enthusiasts to visit at any of the following scheduled 2019 stops.

DateEventLocationCity, State
March 8-109th Spring Lone Star NationalsTexas Motor SpeedwayForth Worth, Texas
March 15-1710th Spring NationalsWestWorld of ScottsdaleScottsdale, Arizona
April 5-719th Del Mar NationalsDel Mar FairgroundsDel Mar, California
May 3-514th Nashville NationalsNissan StadiumNashville, Tennessee
June 21-23Back to the 50's WeekendMinnesota State FairgroundsSt. Paul, Minnesota
July 5-728th Heartland NationalsIowa State FairgroundsDes Moines, Iowa
July 12-1422nd PPG NationalsOhio Expo CenterColumbus, Ohio
July 26-2832nd Pacific Northwest Nationals  Washington State Fair Events Ctr.  Puyallup, Washington
August 9-1118th Great Northwest NationalsSpokane County Fair & Expo Ctr.Spokane, Washington
September 6-8Frankenmuth Auto FestHeritage ParkFrankenmuth, Michigan
September 27-29  27th Lone Star NationalsTexas Motor SpeedwayForth Worth, Texas
October 6-1322nd Annual Cruisin' the CoastMississippi Coast ColiseumBiloxi, Mississippi

Events and appearances are subject to change.

“We are very proud of our show truck and the excitement it generates at these events,” said Cristina Murray, PPG director, customer communications and service, automotive refinish. “Having our truck at these shows provides an excellent opportunity for us to engage with a variety of people in the automotive refinish industry and help them learn more about PPG products. The truck displays a unique collection of items painted with PPG products – from motorcycle half tanks and helmets to baseball bats and more. Our booth has something for everyone, even a coloring contest for kids and a collectible coloring book illustrated by artist Tony Squindo.”

For more information about automotive refinish products from PPG, call (800) 647-6050 or visit www.ppgrefinish.com.



At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $15.4 billion in 2018. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and Aquabase, Deltron, Envirobase, Global Refinish System, Vibrance Collection and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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The PPG show truck begins its cross-country tour March 8.


Cathy Rusnak
Automotive Refinish

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