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PPG To Feature Duranar® MXL And Coraflon® MXL Coatings At METALCON 2018

New Coatings Formulated With Special-Effect Pigments Add Three-Dimensional Sparkle

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE:PPG) announces that it will display several new and recently introduced architectural metal coatings at METALCON 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina, October 10-12.

PPG will be showcasing PPG Duranar® MXL and PPG Coraflon® MXL coatings, two new polychromatic formulations engineered to add heightened dimensions of brilliance and luster to metal-clad buildings. Developed in response to increased architect demand for a wider selection of metallic and colorful coatings, Duranar MXL and Coraflon MXL coatings are infused with best-in-class special effects adapted from PPG’s automotive OEM coatings. The result is a three-dimensional aesthetic that shifts subtly in color and offers a highly reflective sparkle in direct sunlight.

Visitors to the PPG booth also will find information about the following products, which were recently introduced to the market:

PPG Durabrite® coatings are robust direct-to-metal coatings specially formulated to extend and enrich the beauty of architectural metals by protecting them with a resilient, transparent clearcoat.

PPG Duraform® wrinkle-texture coatings are the newest addition to the Duraform BP (building products) family of coatings. They feature a unique finish that significantly increases abrasion resistance compared to standard polyester coatings, while adding a sparkle effect that enhances the texture of the surrounding materials.

In addition to new products, PPG will showcase its full range of traditional Duranar, Duranar ULTRA-Cool® and Duranar VARI-Cool® coatings.

METALCON was established in 1991 and is now the largest international event in the metal construction industry and the only annual tradeshow and conference devoted entirely to the application of metal in industrial, institutional, light commercial and residential projects.

For more information, visit PPG at booth 905, log onto www.ppgmetalcoatings.com or call 1-800-258-6398.

About PPG

ppg-logoPPG: We protect and beautify the world™. PPG (NYSE:PPG) works every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that customers have trusted for more than 135 years. Through dedication and creativity, PPG solves its customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates and innovates in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.7 billion in 2017. PPG serves customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and www.ppgmetalcoatings.com, and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and Acrynar, Coraflon, Durabrite, Duracron, Duraform, Duranar, Durastar, Envirocron, Environ, Polycron, PPG CAP Certified Applicator Program, Sunstorm, ULTRA-Cool, VARI-Cool and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

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