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Last €98.23 EUR
Change Today +2.09 / 2.18%
Volume 79.0
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One PPG Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15272

United States

Phone: 412-434-3131

Fax: 412-434-2011

PPG Industries, Inc. manufactures and distributes a range of coatings, specialty materials and glass products. Segments The company operates in three business segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Glass. Performance Coatings and Industrial Coatings The Performance Coatings and Industrial Coatings segments supply coatings and specialty materials for customers in various 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. It 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. Performance Coatings The Performance Coatings segment is comprised of the refinish, aerospace, protective and marine, architectural – Americas and the Asia Pacific and architectural – EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) coatings businesses. The refinish coatings business supplies coatings products for automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishing, light industrial coatings 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 services for the aerospace industry. The company supplies products to aircraft manufacturers and maintenance and aftermarket customers worldwide 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-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 various brands, including PPG, GLIDDEN, COMEX, OLYMPIC, DULUX (in Canada), SIKKENS, PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS, MULCO, FLOOD, LIQUID NAILS, SICO, CIL, RENNER, TAUBMANS, WHITE KNIGHT, and BRISTOL. Architectural coatings – 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, concessionaires and independent distributors and directly to customers. As of December 31, 2014, the architectural coatings-Americas and the Asia Pacific business operated approximately 900 company-owned stores in North America. The company sells coatings and related products through approximately 3,700 stores that are independently owned and operated by approximately 700 concessionaires. The architectural coatings-Americas and the Asia Pacific business also operates about 40 company-owned stores in Australia. The Architectural Coatings – EMEA business supplies various coatings and purchased sundries to painting contractors and consumers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The coatings are sold under various brands, including SIGMA, HISTOR, SEIGNEURIE, GUITTET, PEINTURES GAUTHIER, RIPOLIN, JOHNSTONE'S, LEYLAND, PRIMALEX, DEKORAL, TRILAK, PROMINENT PAINTS, GORI, and BONDEX. These products are sold through a combination of approximately 675 company-owned stores, regional home centers, paint dealers, and independent distributors and directly to customers. Competition: The major global competitors of the Performance Coatings segment are Akzo Nobel N.V.; Axa

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