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On April 4, 2011, PPG Industries, Inc. posted the following communication on its corporate intranet website:


Employee shareholders encouraged to vote

April 21 annual shareholders meeting


PPG’s 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be conducted on Thursday, April 21 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.


Employees who were PPG shareholders on Feb. 18, 2011 should have received a notice (by mail or e-mail) providing detailed voting instructions and the manner for accessing the proxy materials for the annual meeting.


As indicated in the proxy materials, PPG’s Board of Directors recommends that shareholders vote as follows:



Proposal 1: FOR the election of four directors (Stephen F. Angel, Hugh Grant, Michele J. Hooper and Robert Mehrabian), each for a term of three years;



Proposal 2: FOR the reapproval of the performance goals under the Omnibus Incentive Plan;



Proposal 3: FOR the amendment and restatement of the Omnibus Incentive Plan;



Proposal 4: FOR the approval of the compensation of PPG’s named executive officers;



Proposal 5: FOR an advisory vote on executive compensation by shareholders every year;



Proposal 6: FOR the ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as PPG’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2011; and



Proposal 7: AGAINST the shareholder proposal requesting a report about PPG’s community environmental accountability.


“Shareholders have a valuable opportunity to vote on these important proposals,” said Glenn Bost, senior vice president and general counsel. “We encourage all shareholders to read the proxy materials and to exercise their right to vote.”


For more information about the annual meeting, visit the PPG Investor Center at, where PPG’s 2011 proxy statement and 2010 annual report can be accessed.