SherwinWilliams Company (NYSE:SHW)


Sherwin-Williams Co manufactures and distributes coating and paint products across the globe.

The Ohio-based business was founded in 1866 by Edward Williams and Henry Sherwin. The company patented its first resaleable can in 1877.

In 1928, the American company launched the first synthetic aviation coatings. The company introduced the Kem Colorimeter Mixing Machine to help customize their paint colors in 1959.

Sherwin-Williams Co got listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1967. Its stocks are traded under the quote of ‘SWH’ on NYSE.

The company manufactures, develops, sells and distributes coatings, paints and other related products to retailers, households, commercials, professionals, and industrial customers across the Americas.

Sherwin-Williams Co also operates in regions of the Caribbean, Asia and Europe.

The company’s premier brands include:
• Valspar
• Minwax
• Purdy
• Krylon
• Thompsons WaterSeal
• Cabot
• Dutch Boy

In 2021, the company was reportedly awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its FIRETEX coating product.

The paint company also provides print samples and color snaps to enable the customers in choosing the right colors, design and texture. It provides ColorSnap through an online platform in the United States along with ten free samples, reportedly. The samples are available in multiple hues ranging from Grey, Alabaster, Pure White, Sea Salt to Urbane Bronze.

Sherwin-Williams Co also provides project solutions to painting contractors, property managers, industrial contractors, designers and architects. The US-based company claims that its products are designed using the latest technology in the painting industry. For example, through its Living Well section, the company reportedly provides paints and coating products that are equipped with air purifying technology, sanitizing and dustproof technology. In addition, the paint solutions provider claims that the air purifying technology helps maintain good indoor air quality and reduces common odor. However, the sanitizing technology prevents bacteria, the company further claims.

The product offerings also include color tools, hometown stains, supplies and paints, industrial products for automotive, aerospace and industrial wood. Professional paint and supplies include products for home interiors, home exteriors, floor coverings and concrete coating.

The paint manufacturer provides painting and coating goods through various subsidiaries, including Ronseal, Pinturas Condor SA, SwIMC Inc, Valspar BV, The Thomson’s Company, Dutch Boy Group, Invercolor Torino SRL, Valspar Inc, EPS BV, etc.

Contact Information

company address "101 West Prospect Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115-1075"

company phone1-216-566-2000


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