PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) is a global manufacturer and distributor of paints, coatings, and specialty materials. The company was incorporated in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Its operations are bifurcated into Performance Coatings and Industrial Coatings segments. Under the Performance Coatings segment, the company provides a variety of products including coatings, solvents, adhesives, sealants, sundries, and software aimed at automotive and commercial transport/fleet repair and refurbishment, light industrial coatings, and specialty coatings for signage. Additionally, this segment caters to the aerospace industry by offering coatings, sealants, transparencies, transparent armor, adhesives, engineered materials, along with packaging and chemical management services for a spectrum of aircraft ranging from commercial to military, regional jets, and general aviation.

The Industrial Coatings segment encompasses coatings, adhesives and sealants, and metal pretreatments, as well as service and coating application solutions for a multitude of sectors such as appliances, agriculture and construction equipment, consumer electronics, automotive parts and accessories, building products, kitchenware, and transportation vehicles among other finished products. It also extends on-site coatings services. This segment further extends into coatings for packaging materials like metal cans, closures, plastic tubes, and promotional or specialty packaging. Moreover, it offers amorphous precipitated silica for various applications like tires, battery separators etc.; TESLIN substrates used in labels, e-passports, driver’s licenses, breathable membranes, loyalty and identification cards; and innovative materials for organic light emitting diodes, display and lighting lens materials, optical lenses, color-change products, and photochromic dyes.