PPG – Architectural Coatings: a Business Snapshot

North America

PPG’s architectural coatings business in the U.S. and Canada is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. It manufactures and sells interior and exterior paints, stains, caulks, repair products, adhesives and sealants for homeowners and professionals under the brands PPG PAINTS™, OLYMPIC® paints and stains, GLIDDEN® paints, SICO® paints and stains, DULUX® paints, and LIQUID NAILS® adhesives. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000 touchpoints through PPG Paints and Dulux stores, independent dealer locations and all major home improvement centers across the U.S. and Canada.

Asia Pacific

PPG has been operating in the Asia Pacific region since the 1990s. Brands such as IVY®, SEIGNEURIE®, MASTER’S MARK® decorative coatings have help to beautify and protect landmarks and key projects in China, including the elevated highway in Shanghai, Shanghai Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Shanghai Opera House and International Conference Center. IVY and Master’s Mark paints also consistently rank in the top three in public satisfaction surveys of paint and coatings.

Latin America

PPG COMEX® is a leader in Mexico and Central America in the manufacture, distribution and commercialization of paints and coatings, with more than 50 percent of the architectural market share. The Comex brand names more than 4.000 stores in Mexico and has nearly 65 years of providing excellent customer service. Its products facilitate the renovation of more than 160,000 homes every day, and the completion of more than 40 million projects annually. Innovative Comex brand solutions help protect the environment while seeking to promote the progress of society.

Business Executives

Jean-Marie Greindl, Senior Vice President, Architectural Coatings and President, PPG EMEA

David J. Cole, Vice President, Architectural Coatings, United States and Canada

Max Wetzel, Vice President, Global Marketing and General Manager, Home Centers

Karl H. Bergström,  Vice President, PPG Architectural Coatings, Latin America, and

Chief Executive Officer, PPG-Comex

Business Headquarters

PPG Architectural Coatings North America
400 Bertha Lamme Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Tel: 724-742-5200

Research & Development

PPG Coatings Innovation Center
400 Guys Run Road
Cheswick PA 15024 USA
Tel: 412-820-8500

Brand Websites:


Key Facts

In 2013, Glidden, Liquid Nails and PPG PROLUXE® brands joined the PPG family.

In 2014, the PPG Paints brand launched nationwide, followed by the rebranding of all PPG Paints company-owned stores in 2015.

In 2016, the PPG logo began appearing prominently on the front of consumer brand packaging for the first-time.

PPG’s products portfolio includes leading brands such as, Olympic Paints and Stains, PPG Pittsburgh Paints, Manor Hall, Porter Paints, Glidden, Flood, Liquid Nails, Sico, and CIL.

Manufacturing Sites

North America – U.S.

  • Dover, Delaware
  • East Point, Georgia
  • Oakwood, Georgia
  • Batavia, Illinois
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Huron, Ohio
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Carrollton, Texas
  • Houston, Texas
  • Temple, Texas

North America – Canada

  • Beauport, Quebec, Canada
  • Delta, British Columbia, Canada
  • Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Asia Pacific

  • Villawood, Australia
  • Jiading District, China
  • Songjiang District, China


At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for 135 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 $14.7 billion in 2017. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit


Contact Information

PPG Industries, Inc.
PPG Industries, Inc.

One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA, 15272

tele: 412-434-3131


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