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PPG Industries, Inc.

Stock Symbol: PPG

One PPG Place

PPG Industries, Inc. Industry:
Chemical Manufacturing

PPG Industries, Inc. Description:
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of coatings, glass, fiber glass and chemicals, with 120 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in 24 countries. Sales in 2001 were $8.2 billion.

PPG Industries, Inc. Financial Summary:
For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, sales increased 8% to $7.7B. Net income decreased 3% to $483M. Revenues reflect strengthening of foreign currencies, increase in selling prices across most businesses and higher volumes. Net income was offset by higher selling & administration expenses, costs related to the impact of hurricanes Katrina & Rita and aftertax charge of $4M for net legal & insurance settlements.

PPG Industries, Inc. Business Summary:
PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG), incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1883, is comprised of three basic business segments: coatings, glass and chemicals. The coatings business involves the supply of protective and decorative finishes for industrial equipment, appliances and packaging; factory-finished aluminum extrusions and coils; aircraft; automotive original equipment, and other industrial and consumer products. The glass segment supplies flat glass, fabricated glass and continuous-strand fiberglass to the residential and commercial construction markets, the furniture and electronics industries, automotive original equipment, automotive replacement and other markets. The chemicals segment supplies chlor-alkali and specialty chemicals products.

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