PPG'S vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. 


Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2014 were $15.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com

PPG has manufacturing facilities in more than a 150 locations and employs nearly 46 000 people worldwide. The company consists of strategic business units specialising in three key areas:

Performance Coatings:

  • Aerospace
  • Architectural coatings (Americas and Asia Pacific)
  • Architectural coatings - EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
  • Automotive refinish
  • Protective and marine coatings 

Industrial Coatings:

  • Automotive OEM coatings
  • Industrial Coatings
  • Packaging
  • Speciality coatings and materials


  • Fiberglass
  • Flat glass

Prominent Paints is a fully integrated member of PPG and a leading manufacturer in South Africa - achieved by combining extensive knowledge of local conditions with the technical support of PPG and its research and development programme.

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