MRO Magazine

OLYMPIC Brand by PPG Introduces ASSURE Interior and Exterior Paint at LOWE’S Stores

July 7, 2015
By Business Wire News


OLYMPIC® Paint and Stain announced today the launch of Olympic ASSURE™ interior and exterior paint-and-primer in one, available exclusively at LOWE’S® stores in the U.S.

OlympicAssure paint simplifies the painting process with easy-flow application and a hardworking finish, according toLia Gancas, senior manager, Olympic, a brand of PPG Architectural Coatings. Backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal, Olympic Assure is available in a variety of sheens and includes formulas for interior and exterior applications.

“We understand that homeowners want and need a paint that is easy to use and that has beautiful, lasting results,” Gancas said. “Olympic Assure paint applies with ease and delivers a highly durable finish that stands up to the daily wear and tear that happens on the inside and outside of a busy home.”

The Olympic Assure brand offers apaint-and-primer product at a value – starting at less than $20 per gallon. It is available in more than 1,200 colors in the Olympic paint palette and backed by a lifetime warranty. The Olympic Assure brand will replace the Olympic ICON® brand over the coming months, delivering the same high quality and value that consumers have come to expect from the Olympic brand.

The Olympic brand is a line of PPG Architectural Coatings, a business of PPG Industries, the world’s leading coatings company.


PPG Architectural Coatings U.S. and Canada is an industry leader in residential and commercial coatings, delivering the latest technologies and operational advancements through its strong portfolio of brands. It is a business of PPG Industries, the world’s leading coatings company, and manufactures and sells interior and exterior paints, stains, caulks, repair products, adhesives and sealants for homeowners and professionals. Its distribution network includes more than 15,000 touchpoints through company-owned stores, independent dealer locations and all major home improvement centers across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit


PPG Industries’ vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2014 were $15.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.

Icon and Olympic are registered trademarks and Assure is a trademark of PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.

Bringing innovation to the surface and the PPG Logo are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

Lowe’s is a registered trademark of LF, LLC.

The Good Housekeeping Seal is a certification mark of Hearst Communications, Inc.

PPG Architectural Coatings
Jamie Altman, 724-742-5599
Katie Kirkpatrick, 724-742-5352