We earned a variety of recognitions and awards in 2018. These reinforce the progress we have made and encourage us to do even better.

2018 Indexes and Rankings

  • No. 4on the FORTUNE® World's Most Admired Companies list in its industry
  • No. 129on the WALL STREET JOURNAL® Management Top 250 list
  • No. 1on Coatings World's Top 100 Companies list
  • No. 4on the ICIS Chemical Business Magazine's Top 100 Regional Leaders list
  • No. 22on the ICIS Chemical Business Magazine's Top 100 Chemical Companies list
  • No. 75on INDUSTRYWEEK®'s U.S. 500 list
  • No. 177on the FORBES®'s America's Largest Public Companies list
  • No. 191on the Fortune 500 ranking
  • No. 592on the Forbes' Global 2000 ranking

Corporate Social Responsibility Recognition

Recognition British Coatings Fed

PPG leads in corporate social responsibility

PPG received the 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award from the British Coatings Federation for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes the company that has clearly demonstrated an outstanding and successful charity or CSR campaign across any aspect of social responsibility.

2018 Foundation Partner of the Year

Long partnership serves as foundation for award

E&I® Cooperative Services, the largest purchasing cooperative for the education market in the United States, named PPG and our architectural coatings business its 2018 Foundation Partner of the Year. The award recognized our long partnership with E&I, which began in the 1950s.

Product & Process Awards

R&D 100

R&D® 100 awards again honor PPG products

Our OLYMPIC® SmartGuard waterproofer in a pouch and Ambient Reactive Extrusion additive manufacturing (3D printing) process earned 2018 R&D 100 awards in the mechanical devices/materials and processing/prototyping categories. The awards are one of the most sought-after recognitions for R&D innovation.

CIO 100 Honoree

PPG Recognized as CIO 100 Award Winner for Fourth Time

In recognition of its dramatic increase in color-matching confidence and accuracy for automotive refinish customers, our PAINTMANAGER® XI software platform received a 2018 CIO 100 award. The award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

Aerospace intelligent window system recognized for innovation

Our WINLOGIC intelligent window system earned our aerospace business a bronze-level 2018 EDISON AWARD in the automotive and airline technology category. The system is engineered to sense the aerospace windshield's health and provide protection from emerging electrical problems that may result in failure or breakage of the window.

Customer Awards

THD Supplier

PPG named THE HOME DEPOT Supplier Partner

PPG received THE HOME DEPOT® Supplier Partner of the Year award in the paint category for the launch of PPG TIMELESS interior and exterior paint and OLYMPIC stains. PPG Timeless paint provides one-coat coverage and the toughest, most wear-resistant finish for interior paint.

2018 GM Supplier Diversity Performance

GM® honors PPG for supplier diversity

For its spend with diverse suppliers, PPG received a silver-level award for outstanding 2017 performance in General Motor’s first tier supplier diversity program. We were the only GM coatings supplier to receive an award for 2017 supplier diversity performance.


PPG tops FCA raw materials supplier list

FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES® (FCA) named our Latin America South automotive OEM business as the 2018 Best Supplier of Raw Materials. The award is based on performance in the categories of quality, cost, innovation and partnership.


UNI-SELECT® selects PPG for top supplier award

PPG was the recipient of Uni-Select’s 2018 Diamond Award, which is given to the supplier that has provided the most dependable and detail-oriented support to Uni-Select customers. The award recognizes the quality of sales tools, fill rate, lead time, inventory management, service within training and technical support, manpower support and more.

THD Supplier

PPG earns FCA U.S. Supplier of Year award for sustainability

PPG's automotive OEM coatings business was recognized as a 2018 Supplier of the Year in the category of sustainability by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US. The recognition honors automotive suppliers for their commitment, performance and partnership with FCA U.S. throughout 2017. Recipients are determined via a rating system that evaluates performance in quality, delivery, cost, warranty and partnership alongside input from FCA senior leadership.