PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project in Brazil at Kinder – Integration Center of Special Children

GRAVATAÍ, Brazil–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$PPG #Brasil–PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has completed another COLORFUL
COMMUNITIES™ project in Porto Alegre, Brazil. About 30 PPG employees and
their family members volunteered to paint internal and external areas of
Kinder – Integration Center of Special Children, where more than 300
babies, children and adolescents with multiple disabilities receive care.

The Colorful Communities program provided PPG volunteers and
products along with financial contributions to bring color and vitality
to communities where the company operates around the world, such as in
Gravataí, where PPG operates a RENNER® Paints facility. The volunteers
used about 350 liters of Renner Paints products to complete the

“With this project, PPG reinforces its commitment to Gravataí and the
surrounding community,” said Márcio Grossmann, PPG business director,
Latin America South, and a member of the volunteer group. “The Colorful
program aims to transform lives and spaces, and we hope
to create a warmer, more colorful environment for the children, family
members and employees who spend a good part of their days here and help
brighten their treatment routine.”

Last year, PPG donated paints to help revitalize some rooms at Kinder,
and finalists of the PPG-organized contest “Best Painter of the South”
participated in the renovation effort. Also last year, the company
completed another Colorful Communities project in Porto Alegre at
the new headquarters of the Institute for Childhood Cancer (ICI), as
well as a second project in Brazil at the Municipal School of Early
Childhood Education (Escola Municipal de Educação Infantil, or EMEI)
Alfredo Castro Donaire in Sumaré.

The Colorful
is PPG’s signature initiative for community
engagement efforts, with the aim to enhance, protect and beautify
neighborhoods where PPG operates around the world. The program increases
PPG’s commitment to invest in communities and supports projects that
transform community spaces, providing PPG volunteers and donated PPG
products. In 2015 and 2016 combined, PPG completed nearly 60 Colorful
projects, and it expects to complete about 75 more this

PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG
communities around the world. We donated nearly $10 million in 2016,
supporting hundreds of community organizations across 25 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
and follow @PPG_Communities
on Twitter.


At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints,
coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130
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 $14.8 billion in 2016.
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, Colorful Communities
and the PPG Logo are trademarks and registered trademarks of PPG
Industries Ohio, Inc.

Renner is a registered trademark of Renner Herrmann S.A. and
Renner Sayerlack S.A., used under license.


PPG Media Contacts:
Raquel Klemz, +55-19-2103-6376
Communications, Brazil
Silvey, +1-412-434-3046
Corporate Communications, Global