Business Strategic Milestones January Marked the completion of a $20 million investment to build an electrocoat coatings blending center at our resin manufacturing facility in Zhangjiagang, China. Opened the 4,000th COMEX® paint and coatings store in Mexico. Comex is Mexico’s largest architectural paint brand. February Marked the completion of an $8 million investment at our global Coatings Innovation Center in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, to expand technical capabilities. March Launched a global brand marketing campaign to enhance the PPG brand. April Divested our minority ownership interest in Pittsburgh Glass Works. May Opened a $3 million state-of-the-art liquid coatings application development center at our Oak Creek, Wisconsin, plant. June Marked the completion of a $10 million coatings center of excellence at our Tianjin, China, campus to serve automotive decorative parts manufacturers. July Acquired MetoKote Corporation, a global coatings services business that applies paint to manufactured parts and assembled products. October Completed the sales of our flat glass and European fiber glass businesses. Assumed naming rights for PPG PAINTS ARENA™ in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and became the official paint supplier of the National Hockey League’s PITTSBURGH PENGUINS®. Marked the completion of a project to increase precipitated silica production capacity at our Delfzijl, Netherlands, facility. November Reached an agreement to acquire DEUTEK S.A., a leading Romanian paint and architectural coatings manufacturer (completed in January 2017). Purchased our partner’s ownership interest in Italian coatings joint venture PPG Univer S.p.A. Completed the sale of our ownership interest in two Asian fiber glass joint ventures. December Reached an agreement to sell the assets of the Plaka plasterboard and cement-board business, which we acquired in 2014 as part of our acquisition of Comex.