About PPG

We protect and beautify the world™

PPG is a global leader in paints, coatings and materials.

Operating in more than 70 countries, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135 years.

Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward.

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.


An American Fortune 500 company, founded in 1883.


2020 revenue was USD 13.8 billion.


We serve customer in more than 70 countries.


Manufacturing facilities across the world.


Employees worldwide.

Through leadership in innovationsustainability and colour, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets.


Forefront of Innovation

Combining PPG’s expertise in coatings and technologies to aid automakers around the world in enhancing the image and identity of their vehicle brands.


Tomorrow realised

Leading manufacturers trust PPG’s global colour stylists, chemists and technical application experts to provide the innovative coatings that enhance the products we use every day.


Unrivaled performance

Developing products that protect customers’ assets in some of the world’s most demanding conditions and environments, including civil infrastructure, offshore, petrochemical, power, marine new-build, marine dry dock and marine sea stock.