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2020 Annual Report

2020 Highlights

2020 acquisitions, achievements, appointments and innovations.

2020 Highlights

February 3

February 3

February 3: Announced the acquisition of Industria Chimica Reggiana (ICR) S.p.A., a manufacturer of paints and coatings for automotive refinish and light industrial applications.

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February 4

February 4

Announced a collaboration with Dow and its Sustainable Future Program for advances in anticorrosion coating products for steel that are designed to deliver reduced greenhouse gas emissions while helping to lessen the maintenance costs of steel infrastructure.

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March 3

March 3

Announced the acquisition of Alpha Coating Technologies, LLC (“Alpha”), a manufacturer of powder coatings for light industrial applications and heat-sensitive substrates.

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March 27

March 27

Donated 80,000 protective masks to hospitals in Pittsburgh, New York, Cleveland, Detroit and Alabama in support of COVID-19 relief efforts.

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April 14

April 14

Announced a $1.5 million contribution to organizations supporting immediate community relief efforts and emerging recovery needs amid the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 16

April 16

Announced that Kathleen A. Ligocki, former chief executive officer, Agility Fuel Solutions, LLC, was elected to join the PPG Board of Directors.

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May 29

May 29

Celebrated the fifth anniversary of PPG’s COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® program, our signature community engagement initiative that brings together employee volunteers, PPG products and financial support to provide a fresh coat of paint, rejuvenated energy and sense of pride to community spaces in need of a refresh. Since the program’s inception in 2015, PPG has completed more than 325 projects across 41 countries.

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June 11

June 11

The PPG Foundation announced initial donations to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense Fund, Center for Policing Equity, and the Equal Justice Initiative, and doubled our standard employee donation match throughout June in response to the senseless death of George Floyd and other Black Americans.

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June 22

June 22

Launched PPG ULTRALAST™ paint + primer with proprietary PPG CLEAN SURFACE TECHNOLOGY™, a blend of PPG stain-resistant, soft-touch coatings used on premium electronic devices to make them stain-proof; and automotive coatings technology that makes car coatings tough and scratch-resistant.

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October 15

October 15

For the second consecutive year, PPG was named to the FTSE4Good Index Series, which measures the performance of companies’ environmental, social and governance practices.

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November

November

MSCI, a leading provider of decision support tools and services for the global investment community, increased its environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating of PPG to AA. The rating designates PPG as an industry leader in managing the most significant ESG risks and opportunities.

November 4

November 4

Appointed Marvin Mendoza as global head of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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December 9

December 9

Recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies.

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December 18

December 18

Announced a definitive agreement to acquire Finland-based Tikkurila, a leading producer and distributor of decorative paints and coatings.

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December 24

December 24

Announced the acquisition of Ennis-Flint, a global leader in pavement markings and traffic safety solutions.

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