PPG Works with HUMANITARIUM Science Centre in Poland to Sponsor Interactive ‘Laboratory of Colours’

Hands-on children’s exhibit is first of many planned joint efforts

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE: PPG) is sponsoring the new interactive “PPG Laboratory of
Colours” at the HUMANITARIUM science centre in Wroclaw, Poland. The
permanent exhibit is the first of many collaboration projects planned by
PPG and the science centre, all of which will aim to engage children and
nurture their interest in science and technology. PPG and its global
grant-making program contributed $30,000 to bring the hands-on exhibit
to life.

The PPG Laboratory of Colours exhibit, which opened in April, uses
various resources to help children explore and understand the science
behind colour. They can create 3D pictures with “puffy paints” they make
themselves, and learn how to mix colours by combining virtual paints on
a screen and using them to paint an animated room. A 3D rainbow also
helps children make the colour connection between water and sunlight

“The HUMANITARIUM offers children a place to explore the world through
the lens of science,” said Andrzej Zygadlo, PPG director, human
resources, architectural coatings, Poland. “Its mission truly
complements PPG’s ongoing commitment to invest in science and technology
education. This is an ideal partnership that will help children in
primary and secondary school foster their love of science. At the same
time, PPG will have a unique opportunity to promote its brand and

PPG and the HUMANITARIUM plan to unveil an outdoor exhibit this fall to
show how weather affects protected and unprotected surfaces, including
wood, metal and concrete structures. The PPG architectural coatings
research and development team in Wroclaw is also working with science
centre animators to develop additional interactive workshops for

PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring colour and brightness to PPG
communities around the world. We donated more than $7.8 million in 2015
to hundreds of community organizations across 20 countries. By investing
in educational opportunities, we help grow today’s skilled workforce and
develop tomorrow’s innovators in industries related to coatings and
specialty materials. Plus, we empower PPG employees to make an impact
for causes that are important to them by supporting their volunteer
efforts and charitable giving. Learn more at www.ppgcommunities.com
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HUMANITARIUM. Gardens Experience is a place dedicated to children and
adults. Our goal is to awaken curiosity and willingness to understand
science and to strengthen respect for the world around us. Through our
interactive exhibits and workshop classes our visitors explore the
secrets of science, engaging all the senses in cognitive processing. At
HUMANITARIUM we have proved already that science does not have to be
difficult, and learning through play can become a fascinating
experiential adventure. HUMANITARIUM is part of the Agreement “Science
and Society”. For more information, visit http://humanitarium.eitplus.pl.


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Communications –
Corporate Communications