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Last $226.61 USD
Change Today -0.14 / -0.06%
Volume 1.1M
As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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ppg industries inc (PPG) Details

PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes coatings, specialty materials, and glass products. The company's Performance Coatings segment provides coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing; light industrial and specialty coatings for signs; sealants, coatings, maintenance cleaners, and transparencies for commercial, military, regional jet and general aviation aircraft, and transparent armor for specialty applications; and chemical management services. This segment also offers protective and marine coatings and finishes for the protection of metals and structures to metal fabricators and heavy duty maintenance contractors, as well as to the manufacturers of ships, bridges, and rail cars; architectural coatings used by painting and maintenance contractors, and consumers for decoration and maintenance of residential and commercial building structures; and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers. Its Industrial Coatings segment provides adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry, and metal pretreatments and related chemicals for industrial and automotive applications; precipitated silicas for tire, battery separator, and other markets; substrates used in radio frequency identification tags and labels, e-passports, drivers' licenses, and identification cards applications; organic light emitting diode materials for use in displays and lighting; optical lens materials and photochromic dyes for optical lenses and color-change products. The company's Glass segment produces flat glass and fiber glass for commercial and residential construction, and wind energy, energy infrastructure, transportation, and electronics industries. PPG Industries, Inc. sells its products through owned stores, home centers, paint dealers, concessionaires, other consumer retail outlets, independent distributors, and directly to customers. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

44,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/19/15
Founded in 1883

ppg industries inc (PPG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $614.6K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $666.7K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $575.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ppg industries inc (PPG) Key Developments

PPG Industries Inc. Readies for 1,700 Job Cuts Worldwide

PPG Industries will cut about 1,700 employees worldwide as part of a restructuring aimed at integrating recent acquisitions more efficiently. The company said the cuts represent less than 4% of its global workforce of approximately 46,000. The restructuring, which the company said should be completed in 2016, also includes adjusting production capacity, although PPG provided few specifics on which facilities might be affected. The company expects to record pretax charges of $135 million to $140 million in the second quarter related to the downsizing actions. It projects the restructuring will generate savings of $100 million to $105 million by 2017, including savings of $15 million to $20 million this year.

PPG Industries Inc. Elects Michael W. Lamach to Board of Directors

PPG Industries Inc. announced that at the annual meeting of shareholders held on April 16, 2015 Michael W. Lamach, chairman, president and CEO of Ingersoll-Rand plc, was elected to serve on the company’s board of directors. Lamach has been in his current role with Ingersoll-Rand since June 2010. Previously he served in leadership roles such as president and CEO from February to June 2010; president and chief operating officer starting in February 2009; president of the company’s Trane Commercial Systems business starting in June 2008; and president of its Security Technologies sector starting in February 2004.

PPG Industries Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 12, 2015

The board of directors of PPG Industries declared a regular quarterly dividend of 72 cents per share, payable June 12, 2015 to shareholders of record May 11, 2015. The company's previous dividend, paid in March, was 67 cents per share.


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