PPG Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of paints, coatings, and specialty materials. It operates through the Performance Coatings and Industrial Coatings segments. The Performance Coatings segment consists of the refinish, aerospace, protective and marine, and architectural coatings businesses. The Industrial Coatings segment includes the automotive OEM, industrial coatings, packaging coatings, and specialty coatings and materials businesses. The company was founded by John B. Ford and John A. Pitcairn in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.