PPG features protective and marine coatings at Offshore Energy Amsterdam

PPG Industries' protective and marine coatings business will exhibit this week at the Offshore Energy Amsterdam event.

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 27, 2014 – PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) protective and marine coatings business will exhibit this week at the Offshore Energy Amsterdam event.

PPG has a dedicated research and development program through which it has developed market-leading marine paints and coatings solutions, many of which work well within the harsh offshore environment.

Among PPG products showcased at Offshore Energy will be the SIGMASHIELD® range and the PITT-CHAR™ XP cryogenic coatings offering.

Donald Le, PPG offshore segment manager, said, “For customers working in the challenging offshore sector, a passive fire product such PITT-CHAR XP [coating] works exceptionally well in environments where durability and corrosion resistance are required in addition to the ability to prevent steel structures from heating up rapidly.”

PPG’s comprehensive protective and marine coatings range features tank linings, zinc-rich primers, general-purpose epoxy primers and durable finishes, combined with its hydrocarbon PFP/cryogenic offering. Visit PPG at Offshore Energy Amsterdam 2014, Oct. 28-29, Hall 11 Stand 11.055.

PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials 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 nearly 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
SIGMASHIELD is a registered trademark of PPG Coatings Nederland B.V.
PITT-CHAR is a trademark of the PPG group of companies.

Veronique Rossieau
PPG Protective and Marine Coatings

Emma Jones
Mariner Communications

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