PPG at a Glance
Founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass by Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, and specialty materials.
Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.
- North America: ~21,300
- Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA): ~15,600
- Latin America: ~6,600
- Asia Pacific: ~6,500
Numbers are as of Dec. 31, 2019.
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272 USA
PPG Industries International, Inc.
Suites 1010-1015, 10/F, Cityplaza One
1111 King’s Road
Taikoo Shing – HONG KONG
EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA
PPG Industries Europe Sàrl
Route de Gilly 32
1180 Rolle – SWITZERLAND
PPG Industrial do Brasil – Tintas e Vernizes – Ltda.
Rodovia Anhanguera, km 106
13180-900 – Sumaré – SP
Worldwide: 156 manufacturing facilities
- United States: 45 sites (19 states)
- Other Americas: 14 sites (10 countries)
- EMEA: 64 sites (29 countries)
- Asia Pacific: 33 sites (12 countries)
Primary research centers:
- PPG Coatings Innovation Center (Allison Park, Pennsylvania)
- PPG Monroeville Business and Technology Center (Monroeville, Pennsylvania)
In 2019, PPG and the PPG Foundation invested nearly $12 million in communities around the world.