PPG Directors Approve Quarterly Dividend Increase to 59 Cents per Share

PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2012 – The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today approved a 2 cent per-share increase in the company’s dividend, declaring a regular quarterly dividend of 59 cents per share, payable June 12 to shareholders of record May 10.

PPG’s prior quarterly dividend was 57 cents per share.

This marks the company’s 455th consecutive dividend payment. PPG has paid uninterrupted annual dividends since 1899.

PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.(TM)

PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

 

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