PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) Executive Vice President Viktor Sekmakas will participate in the Nomura Global Chemical Industry Leaders Conference in Venice, Italy, on Thursday, March 21. Sekmakas will discuss PPG’s business and financial performance. PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.(TM) PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products 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. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com. Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.