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PPG COMEX Invests Nearly $9 Million in Distribution Center in Guadalajara, Mexico

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PPG COMEX® today announced that it has opened a new $8.8 million
distribution center in Guadalajara, Mexico, that enables PPG Comex
to fulfill orders from its stores in Mexico within 24 hours.

The center serves more than 600 stores in the western states of Jalisco,
Nayarit, Colima, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Sinaloa, Michoacán and San
Luis Potosí. The distribution center is capable of storing more than 10
million liters (2.8 million gallons) of more than 15,000 unique paint
and coatings products. The nearly 2,000-square-meter
(21,500-square-foot) facility is the brand’s ninth distribution center
in the country.

“Guadalajara is Mexico’s third-largest economic hub and a strategic
location in PPG’s supply chain,” said Henrik Bergstrom, president, PPG Comex.
“The new center expands our capability to serve customers in even the
most remote locations in the western part of the country. It also helps
strengthen our position as one of the largest retailers in Mexico,
facilitating the renovation of 160,000 homes each day.”

PPG Comex directly employs 4,500 people in Mexico, and its more
than 4,600 independently owned and operated Comex stores in the
country employ an additional 18,000 people. The company has five
manufacturing facilities, nine distribution centers, four training
centers and four research centers in Mexico and Central America. It is a
leader in the manufacture, marketing and distribution of decorative
paints, waterproofing products, wood care products, industrial coatings
and sundry products.


At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints,
coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 135
years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’
biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path
forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in
more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $15.4 billion in 2018.
We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and
transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit

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