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Coatings for Prefinishing

PPG is the leader in advanced factory-applied primers, finishes and stains for building materials. We combine a global reach with a dedicated service and support team, delivering expertise you can count on. Our team works alongside machine applicators to generate consistent film builds, color performance and long-term durability to ensure each project receives beautiful and long-lasting protection. Factory-applied coatings by PPG creates significant advantages for homeowners, builders, architects and lumber wholesalers and retailers over coatings applied in the field.

Color Expertise

PPG’s global color team, comprised of different disciplines and backgrounds, sets the standard with custom capabilities and trends that help our customers stand out from their competition. We are dedicated to protecting and beautifying the world.

Product Benefits

  • Able to coat every edge, angle and groove using automatic equipment to ensure thorough performance
  • More uniform film builds and color consistency than field-applied coatings providing excellent quality
  • Special formulations provide line performance, physical durability and weathering properties
  • Controlled conditions in a factory setting eliminate field applied errors

Typical Customers of Coatings for Prefinishing

  • Architects
  • LBM wholesalers and retailers
  • Independent machine coaters
  • Home builders
  • Home owners

Typical Customers of Coatings for Prefinishing
  • Perfect primers
  • Colorful, durable topcoats
  • Specialty waterborne topcoats
  • Solid color finishes
  • Semi-transparent exterior finishes
  • Semi-transparent latex stains
  • Semi-transparent alkyd stains
  • Specialty weathering stains


Find out more

For more information complete our contact form ›› or find your regional contact below:


Regional Headquarters
Asia Pacific

+86 022 6620 6109 (China)
+65 68082527 (ROA)

Europe, Middle East and Africa

+44 7876 506809

Latin America

+0 800 701 77 22

North America (US & Canada)


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Publisher of two monthly magazines for LBM dealers and distributors—The Merchant Magazine, founded in 1922 to serve the western U.S., and Building Products Digest, formed in 1982 to serve east of the Rockies.

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