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PPG Foundation Invests $555,000 in Pittsburgh Programs

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Funding supports educational, community sustainability initiatives

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that the PPG Foundation recently invested
$555,000 in two organizations to support educational and community
sustainability programs in the Greater Pittsburgh area, where PPG
(NYSE:PPG) maintains its global headquarters and several facilities.

The foundation provided $550,000 in funding to the Zoological Society of
Pittsburgh to support the general operations of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG
Aquarium, including educational programs, animal care and site
maintenance.

A $5,000 grant to the Pittsburgh
Symphony
will support the Kraft Heinz Audience of the Future
program, which provides students with opportunities to explore science,
technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) concepts through hands-on
technologies and maker activities focused on music and the science of
sound.

"PPG and the PPG Foundation are pleased to continue our relationships
with both of these important Pittsburgh organizations," said Malesia
Dunn, executive director, the PPG Foundation. "Pittsburgh is our
hometown, and we remain committed to increasing the educational,
cultural and recreational opportunities for our employees, customers and
neighbors."

PPG and the PPG Foundation also committed $7.5 million to the Carnegie
Science Center of Pittsburgh earlier this year for the recently opened
PPG Science Pavilion. Click
here
to learn more.

PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG
communities around the world. We invested more than $10.5 million in
2017, supporting hundreds of community organizations across 29
countries. By investing in educational opportunities, we help grow
today's skilled workforce and develop tomorrow's innovators in fields
related to coatings and manufacturing. Plus, we empower PPG employees to
multiply their impact for causes that are important to them by
supporting their volunteer efforts and charitable giving. Learn more at www.ppgcommunities.com.

PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™

At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints,
coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for 135 years.
Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest
challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With
headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70
countries and reported net sales of $14.7 billion in 2017. We serve
customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and
transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG
Logo
is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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