PPG reaches agreement with Vitro for sale of flat glass operations
PPG today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a leading producer of flat glass and specialty products. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

Bunch to retire as PPG executive chairman, CEO McGarry elected to succeed
PPG today announced that Charles E. Bunch will retire Sept. 1 as executive chairman of the PPG board of directors after 37 years with the company. PPG President and Chief Executive Officer Michael H. McGarry will become chairman and CEO effective the same day.

Healey joins PPG board of directors
PPG today announced that Melanie Healey, former group president, North America, The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), has been elected to join its board of directors, effective immediately. She will serve on the PPG board’s audit committee and its technology and environment committee.

PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share
The board of directors of PPG today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, payable Sept. 12 to shareholders of record Aug. 10.

PPG completes first COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Brazil at Children's Cancer Institute in Porto Alegre
PPG today announced the completion of the first COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in Brazil, which helped to add color to the new Children's Cancer Institute (ICI) site in Porto Alegre. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG volunteers and products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality to communities where the company operates around the world.

PPG Foundation donates $10,000 to Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware for science, math programs
The PPG Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware to expand science, technology, engineering, art and math education programs. The donation was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings site in Dover, Delaware, which includes a manufacturing plant and distribution center.

PPG works with HUMANITARIUM science center in Poland to sponsor interactive ‘Laboratory of Colors’
PPG is sponsoring the new interactive “PPG Laboratory of Colors” at the HUMANITARIUM science center in Wroclaw, Poland. The permanent exhibit is the first of many collaboration projects planned by PPG and the science center, all of which will aim to engage children and nurture their interest in science and technology. PPG and its global grantmaking program contributed $30,000 to bring the hands-on exhibit to life.

PPG shares sustainable practices with plant communities in China
PPG recently showcased its sustainable practices for neighbors in the Tianjin, Zhangjiagang and Wuhu communities through “Eco Classroom” open-day events at three plants in China. This marks the seventh consecutive year that PPG has held open-day events in China, which this year attracted more than 160 attendees.

PPG announces executive appointment
PPG today announced that Jeff Oravitz, previously chief executive officer of MetoKote, is appointed vice president of PPG coatings services and president of PPG-MetoKote. PPG announced July 6 that it had completed its acquisition of MetoKote.

PPG honors 10 excellent suppliers
PPG has announced 10 Excellent Supplier Award recipients for superior performance in 2015.

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