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PPG Comex Opens 4,000th Paint and Coatings Retail Location in Mexico

January 12, 2016
By Business Wire News


PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) announced today that PPG Comex has opened its 4,000th paint and coatings store in Mexico. The store is located in Mexico City.

“Through our more than 700 concessionaires, we’ve built a market-leading presence and unequaled customer intimacy for the COMEX® brand in the Mexican market,” said Marcos Achar, PPG Comex CEO and PPG vice president, architectural coatings, Latin America. “As one of the largest retailers in Mexico, we plan to continue strengthening our distribution model to help more Mexican families to protect and beautify their homes.”

PPG Comex manufactures paint, coatings and related products in Mexico and sells them in Mexico and Central America through stores that are independently owned and operated by concessionaires, as well as through regional retailers and wholesalers and directly to customers. PPG completed its acquisition of Comex in 2014.


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.

Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
Comex is a registered trademark of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V.

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