PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) is a global supplier of protective and decorative coatings. 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. PPG is a producer and supplier of basic chemicals. Glass segment produces flat glass and continuous-strand fiber glass. In July 2014, PPG acquired Masterwork Paint Co. In July 2014, the Company announced that its North American architectural coatings business has completed acquisition of The Homax Group, Inc., supplier of decorative wall and ceiling texture repair products, from Olympus Partners.