Operational for nearly 125 years, PPG Industries is one of the world's leading coatings and specialty products and services companies. Based in West Lake, La., it serves sectors, consisting of construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation. The firm offers products, such as paints, coatings, glass and safety materials, to name a few. It operates more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. PPG Industries maintains partnerships with American Chemical Society Scholarships Plus and Carnegie Science Center. Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.