PPG Industries

Materials and coatings
  • One PPG Place
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • 15272
  • (412) 434-3131

Who are we?

PPG Industries, Inc. is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. It is our vision to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company, serving customers in the industrial, construction, consumer products, and transportation markets/aftermarkets. PPG has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 60 countries around the globe.
It is our vision to continue being the world’s leading coatings and specialty products and services company, serving customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. PPG has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 60

Performance Coatings

Aerospace: World’s leading supplier of sealants, coatings, aircraft maintenance chemicals, transparent armor, transparencies, and application systems, serving original equipment manufacturers and maintenance providers for the commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation industries. Services include chemicals management.

Architectural Coatings: Americas and Asia/Pacific:Under the PPG Pittsburgh Paints, Olympic, PPG Porter, Monarch, and Lucite brands, this unit produces paints, stains and specialty coatings for commercial, maintenance and residential markets.

Automotive Refinish: Produces and markets a full line of coatings products and related services for automotive repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings and specialty coatings for signs. Also created and manages CertifiedFirst, PPG’s premier collision-shop alliance.

Protective and Marine Coatings: Leading global supplier of corrosion-resistant, appearance-enhancing coatings for the marine, infrastructure, chemical processing, oil and gas,and power industries.

Industrial Coatings

Automotive OEM Coatings: ·Global supplier of automotive coatings and services to auto and light truck manufacturers. Products include electrocoats, primer surfacers, base coats, clear coats, pretreatment chemicals, adhesives and sealants.

Industrial Coatings: ·Produces a wide range of value-added coatings for appliances, agricultural and construction equipment, consumer products, electronics, heavy-duty trucks, automotive parts and accessories, residential and commercial construction, wood flooring, kitchen cabinets and other finished products.

Packaging Coatings: ·Global supplier of coatings, inks, compounds, pretreatment chemicals and lubricants for metal and plastic containers for the beverage, food, general line and specialty packaging industries.

Architectural Coatings - EMEA

Architectural Coatings - EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa): Producer of Sigma, Seigneurie, Johnstone’s and other brands of residential and commercial paints for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and French Overseas.

Optical and Specialty Materials

Optical Products: ·Produces optical monomers, including CR-39 and Trivex lens materials, photochromic dyes and Transitions lenses photochromic ophthalmic plastic eyewear.

Silicas: ·Produces amorphous precipitated silicas for tire, battery seperator and other end-user applications and Teslin synthetic printing sheet used in applications such as waterproof labels, e-passports and identification cards.

Commodity Chemicals

Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives: A world leader in the production of chlorine, caustic soda and related chemicals for use in chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, water treatment, plastics production agricultural products and many other applications.


Fiber Glass: Maker of fiber glass yarn for use in electronics, especially printed circuit boards, and specialty materials, such as insect screening, medical casting and filtration fabrics. Also manufactures fiber glass chopped strands, rovings and mat products used as reinforcing agents in thermoset and thermoplastic composite applications.

Flat Glass: Produces glass that is fabricated into products primarily for commercial construction and residential markets, as well as the appliance, mirror and transportation industries. More information, visit Residential Glass and Architectural Glass web sites.

Recent Activity

June 27

Barb Lesh @PPG Industries contributed to the wiki Profile Spotlight

9 years ago

Business Information

  • Contact Information: (412) 434-3131 . . . http://www.ppg.


PPG Industries is currently interested in the following technology areas:

  • Coatings to protect surfaces from corrosion
  • Lower energy cure coatings
  • Multi-functional (smart) coatings
  • Lightweight materials
  • Materials for energy storage solutions
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh PA 15272
(412) 434-3131