Established in 1883, PPG Industries is a leading diversified manufacturer that supplies products and services throughout the world. The company makes protective and decorative coatings, sealants, adhesives, metal pretreatment products, flat glass, fabricated glass, continuous-strand fiberglass products and industrial and specialty chemicals, such as photochromic ophthalmic lenses, optical monomers, silicas and fine chemicals. Its products serve a variety of markets that include industrial, construction, transportation, services, aftermarket and consumer. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG has more than 110 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, the Philippines, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United States and Venezuela. PPG Industries has a location in Lexington, N.C.