PPG Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of coatings, specialty materials, and glass products. It operates through the following business segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, and Glass. The Performance Coatings segment comprises of the refinish, aerospace, protective and marine, and architectural coatings businesses. The Industrial Coatings segment includes automotive OEM, industrial coatings, packaging coatings, and specialty coatings and materials businesses. The Glass segment deals with the flat glass and fiber glass businesses. The company was founded was founded by John B. Ford and John A. Pitcairn in 1883 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.