PPG Industries Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1882

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 53,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • PPG

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 88

  • Share Price
  • $128.59
  • (As of Friday Closing)

PPG Industries General Information


PPG is a global producer of coatings. The company is the world's largest producer of coatings after the purchase of selected Akzo Nobel assets. PPG's products are sold to a wide variety of end users, including the automotive, aerospace, construction, and industrial markets. The company has a footprint in many regions around the globe, with less than half of sales coming from North America in recent years. PPG is focused on its coatings and specialty products and expansion into emerging regions, as exemplified by the Comex acquisition.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • One PPG Place
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15272
  • United States
+1 (412) 000-0000

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PPG Industries Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$128.59 $128.46 $120.33 - $152.89 $30.2B 234M 1.51M $5.96

PPG Industries Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 39,575,830 41,178,890 36,174,345 47,489,403
Revenue 18,177,000 18,246,000 17,652,000 16,802,000
EBITDA 2,585,000 2,413,000 2,048,000 2,471,000
Net Income 1,406,000 1,270,000 1,026,000 1,439,000
Total Assets 21,867,000 21,647,000 20,744,000 21,351,000
Total Debt 7,043,000 6,870,000 7,635,000 7,466,000
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PPG Industries Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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PPG Industries Comparisons

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PPG Industries Competitors (15)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Eastman Chemical Corporation Kingsport, TN 00000 00000 000000000000 00000
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings Formerly PE-Backed Rotterdam, Netherlands 00000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
AkzoNobel Corporation Amsterdam, Netherlands 00000 000000000000
Sika Korea Corporation Ansong, South Korea
LANXESS Deutschland Corporation Cologne, Germany 00000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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PPG Industries Patents

PPG Industries Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
CA-3209305-A1 Dielectric coatings Pending 17-Aug-2022 00000000
EP-4324888-A1 Dielectric coatings Pending 17-Aug-2022 00000000 00
JP-2024028209-A Dielectric coating Pending 17-Aug-2022 00000000
EP-4299682-A1 Water-based coating composition for heat resistant protective coatings Pending 30-Jun-2022 00000000 0
EP-4308658-A1 Silicone-modified polyurea coating compositions Pending 09-Jun-2022 C09D175/02
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PPG Industries Executive Team (99)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Timothy Knavish President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Vincent Morales Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Senior Vice President
David Bem Ph.D Senior Vice President, Science and Technology and Chief Technology Officer
Michael Shukov General Manager
Peter Sorensen General Manager AC coating Scandinavia & DACH
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PPG Industries Board Members (17)

Name Representing Role Since
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PPG Industries Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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PPG Industries Investments & Acquisitions (88)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Automotive Coatings (Kansai Paint / PPG Industries) 12-Dec-2023 00000 0000 Specialty Chemicals
PPG Advanced Surface Technologies (Entrotech / Ppg) 23-May-2023 00000 0000 Automotive 0000000 0
Arsonsisi (Powder Coatings Business) 01-Apr-2022 0000000000 Industrial Chemicals 0000000 0
Manufacturing Facility in Ireland (PPG / UDC Ireland Limited) 22-Jul-2021 00000 0000 Electrical Equipment 0000000 0
Tikkurila 10-Jun-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Industrial Chemicals 0000000 0
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PPG Industries Subsidiaries (23)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
PaintZen Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) New York, NY 2013
Ennis-Flint Construction and Engineering Greensboro, NC 0000
PPG Refinish Distribution Distributors/Wholesale Stowmarket, United Kingdom 0000
ProCoatings Distributors/Wholesale Almere, Netherlands 0000
PPG Industries (UK) Limited Pension Plan Corporate Pension Suffolk, United Kingdom 0000
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PPG Industries ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

22.3 | Med Risk

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PPG Industries Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Painters Supply & Equipment 16-Jun-2017 0000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Intercast Europe 28-Apr-2006 000000000000000000 Completed
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Supply Chain Connect 01-Apr-2000 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 22 buyers
PPG Industries Fiber Glass 01-Jan-1990 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000 0000000000
Transitions Optical 01-Jan-1990 Joint Venture Completed
  • 2 buyers
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PPG Industries FAQs

  • When was PPG Industries founded?

    PPG Industries was founded in 1882.

  • Who is the founder of PPG Industries?

    John Ford and John Pitcairn are the founders of PPG Industries.

  • Who is the CEO of PPG Industries?

    Timothy Knavish is the CEO of PPG Industries.

  • Where is PPG Industries headquartered?

    PPG Industries is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

  • What is the size of PPG Industries?

    PPG Industries has 53,000 total employees.

  • What industry is PPG Industries in?

    PPG Industries’s primary industry is Specialty Chemicals.

  • Is PPG Industries a private or public company?

    PPG Industries is a Public company.

  • What is PPG Industries’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for PPG Industries is PPG.

  • What is the current stock price of PPG Industries?

    As of 21-Jun-2024 the stock price of PPG Industries is $128.59.

  • What is the current market cap of PPG Industries?

    The current market capitalization of PPG Industries is $30.2B.

  • What is PPG Industries’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for PPG Industries is $18.2B.

  • Who are PPG Industries’s competitors?

    Eastman Chemical, LyondellBasell Industries Holdings, AkzoNobel, Sika Korea, and LANXESS Deutschland are some of the 15 competitors of PPG Industries.

  • What is PPG Industries’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    PPG Industries’s EPS for 12 months was $5.96.

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