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PPG Completes Acquisition of Global Coatings Manufacturer Wörwag

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PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Wörwag, a global manufacturer of coatings for industrial and automotive applications.

The company specializes in developing sustainable liquid, powder and film coatings and operates locations in Germany, the U.S., China, South Africa, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and Poland, with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1918, Wörwag employs about 1,100 people globally.

"The acquisition of Wörwag is another step forward in PPG’s strategic growth plan that will provide further value to our customers and shareholders," said Rebecca Liebert, PPG executive vice president. "Both companies have a strong history of providing high-quality and sustainable solutions. Wörwag’s customer and product footprint, sustainability focus and customer-centric approach are highly complementary to PPG’s business. We look forward to serving both PPG and Wörwag customers in new ways, and continuing to develop an industry-leading automotive coatings portfolio."

PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™
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 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 $13.8 billion in 2020. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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CATEGORY Automotive OEM Coatings

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005451/en/

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