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One PPG Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15272

United States

Phone: 412-434-3131


PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes coatings, optical and specialty materials and glass products. Segments The company’s segments include Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Architectural Coatings – EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), Optical and Specialty Materials and Glass. Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Architectural Coatings – EMEA Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Architectural Coatings – EMEA reportable segments supply coatings for customers in a range of end-use markets, including industrial equipment, appliances and packaging; factory-finished aluminum extrusions and steel and aluminum coils; marine and aircraft equipment; automotive original equipment; and other industrial and consumer products. In addition to supplying coatings to the automotive original equipment market (OEM), the company supplies refinishes to the automotive aftermarket. The company also serves commercial and residential new build and maintenance markets by supplying coatings to painting and maintenance contractors and directly to consumers for decoration and maintenance. The refinish coatings business supplies coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings for a range of markets and specialty coatings for signs. These products are sold primarily through independent distributors. The aerospace coatings business supplies sealants, coatings, maintenance cleaners and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft and transparent armor for specialty applications and also provides chemical management for the aerospace industry. The company supplies products to aircraft manufacturers and maintenance and aftermarket customers around the world both on a direct basis and through a company-owned distribution network. The protective and marine coatings business supplies coatings and finishes for the protection of metals and structures to metal fabricators, heavy duty maintenance contractors and manufacturers of ships, bridges and rail cars. These products are sold through company-owned architectural coatings stores, independent distributors and directly to customers. The architectural coatings-the Americas and the Asia Pacific business primarily produces coatings used by painting and maintenance contractors and by consumers for decoration and maintenance of residential and commercial building structures. These coatings are sold under a number of brands, including PPG, GLIDDEN, OLYMPIC, DULUX (in Canada), SIKKENS, PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS, MULCO, FLOOD, LIQUID NAILS, SICO, CIL, RENNER, TAUBMANS, WHITE KNIGHT, and BRISTOL. Architectural coatings – the Americas and the Asia Pacific products are also sold through a combination of company-owned stores, home centers and other regional or national consumer retail outlets, paint dealers, and independent distributors and directly to customers. As of December 31, 2013, the architectural coatings-Americas and Asia Pacific business operated approximately 870 company-owned stores in North America, of which 526 stores, net of redundant store closures, were added as a result of the North American architectural coatings acquisition. This business also operates approximately 40 company-owned stores in Australia. Competition: The major global competitors of the Performance Coatings reportable segment are Akzo Nobel N.V.; Axalta Coating Systems; BASF Corporation; Hempel A/S; the Jotun Group; Masco Corporation; the Sherwin-Williams Company; Valspar Corporation; and RPM International Inc. Industrial Coatings The Industrial Coatings segment consists of the automotive OEM, industrial and packaging coatings businesses. Industrial, automotive OEM and packaging coatings are formulated specifically for the customers’ needs and application methods. The industrial and automotive OEM coatings businesses sell directly to various manufacturing companies. The company also supplies adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry and metal pretreatments and related chemicals for industrial and automotive applications. It has established alliance


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