PPG to announce fourth quarter 2012 results Jan. 14
PPG Industries announces the following details for its fourth quarter 2012 earnings release and teleconference call.

Dutch train station with PPG coatings wins national award
In August 2011, the newly renovated train station here opened to stellar reviews for its innovative design and construction. Coming in at nearly $800 million (612 million euros), the project included four new futuristic platform roofs, each more than 600 feet long and up to 52 feet wide (183 meters by 16 meters).

PPG declares force majeure for certain commodity chemicals
PPG Industries today announced that it has declared force majeure for vinyl chloride monomer manufactured at the company’s Lake Charles, La., chemicals complex and for all grades of liquid caustic soda on a systemwide basis.

PPG commences split-off exchange offer for commodity chemicals business
PPG Industries today announced that it has commenced its exchange offer related to the split-off transaction of its commodity chemicals business.

PPG wins China CSR award for third consecutive year
PPG Industries received the CSR Award - Special Prize for the third consecutive year and was named one of the top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) companies in China at the 2012 China Social Responsibility Annual Forum in Beijing.

PPG wins marketing leadership award from BD+C magazine
PPG Industries announced it has won a Building Design + Construction (BD+C) magazine Marketing Leadership Award for a print advertisement promoting the environmental sustainability of PPG glass and coatings.

PPG completes acquisition of Spraylat
PPG Industries today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately-owned industrial coatings company based in Pelham, N.Y. Financial terms were not disclosed.

PPG to acquire AkzoNobel North American architectural coatings business
PPG Industries today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the North American architectural coatings business of AkzoNobel, N.V., Amsterdam, in a deal valued at $1.05 billion.

PPG Lake Charles chlor-alkali complex experiences unplanned outage
PPG Industries announced that its chlor-alkali complex in Lake Charles, La., experienced a production outage stemming from a major generator transformer failure, which resulted in an electrical disruption and subsequent shutdown of the entire plant.

PPG and Henan Billions announce worldwide TiO2 technology license agreement
PPG Industries today announced that it has entered into a technology license agreement with China-based Henan Billions Chemicals Joint Stock Co., Ltd., that will provide Henan Billions the right to use PPG’s technology for the manufacture of chloride-grade titanium dioxide (TiO2) on a worldwide basis.

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