PPG Industries, Inc.

PPG Industries, Inc.

PPG is one of the most important companies that provide coating products. In fact, this big corporation has a big presence in different markets of the world. Some of the products that this corporation produces are the optical stuff, the fiber glass, the decorative coatings, the chemicals and the special materials among others. Its big headquarters are located in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This company was established in 1883 by the brilliant mind of two American citizens; we are talking about John Baptiste Ford and John Pitcaim.


In the beginning, the company had the name of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Corporation but several years later, the founders decided to change its name to PPG Industries in 1968. The central headquarters are located in Pittsburgh downtown; they have a special design with an impressive glass façade. This façade was elaborated by the prestigious designer Philip Johnson.


This company is operating in almost 60 nations worldwide, and the total sales are really impressive; they have amounts that reach the 13.4 billion of dollars per year. In addition, this big corporation is considered as the most important producer of caustic soda and chlorine in the planet.


PPG Industries, Inc. HeadQuarters

PPG Industries, Inc.

Street: One PPG Place
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip Code: 15272

Contact Information

Phone: 412-434-3131
Website: http://www.ppg.com
Stock Symbol: PPG

Company information

Profit: 769000000$
Revenues: 13423000000$
Investment: 0$
Employees: 38300


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