PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) is a global supplier of protective and decorative coatings. PPG operates in six business segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Architectural Coatings- EMEA segments supply protective and decorative finishes for customers in a range of end use markets, including industrial equipment, appliances and packaging; factory-finished aluminum extrusions and steel and aluminum coils; marine and aircraft equipment; automotive original equipment; and other industrial and consumer products. The Optical and Specialty Materials segment consist of the optical products and silicas businesses. The Glass business segment consists of the flat glass and fiber glass businesses. In March 2014, the Company acquired all the assets of Hi-Temp Coatings Technology Co., Inc. In April 2014, the Company announced the completion of its 51% ownership interest in its Transitions Optical joint venture and PPG's wholly-owned sunlens business to Essilor International.