STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - November 19, 2015 - PPG has become a gold-level sponsor of the Women's Industry Network (WIN®), a nonprofit organization based in Leesburg, Va. Greg DeCamp, general manager—collision, U.S. and Canada, PPG Automotive Refinish, made the announcement earlier today.

WIN is dedicated to encouraging, developing and cultivating opportunities to attract women to the collision repair industry. The organization offers mentorship programs and educational conferences designed to provide members with the skills required for professional success. WIN also works to promote leadership, recognize excellence and foster a strong network among women who are actively shaping the industry.

“PPG is proud to support WIN,” said DeCamp. “WIN’s slogan is ‘She Knows Collision Repair,’ and we at PPG agree. The programs WIN provides help make its members valuable contributors to our industry. WIN, in its advocate role, is making a positive impact on our industry—making it more productive, more professional, more progressive. It is an honor to be a WIN sponsor.”

“We are grateful for PPG’s patronage. With the company’s support we can continue to expand our programs and remain solidly committed to finding new ways to recruit, retain and encourage women in the collision repair industry,” said Susanna Gotsch, WIN sponsorship chairperson.

Established in 2006, WIN currently has a membership—domestic and international—of more than 400 professionals representing every segment of the collision repair industry. The organization will celebrate its 10th anniversary at its 2016 educational conference to be held in May in Tampa, Fla.

PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE®

PPG Industries’ vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation 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 more than 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2014 were $15.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

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