Sherwin-Williams Company is an American Fortune 500 company in the general building materials industry. The company, with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, primarily engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, floorcoverings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America and Europe. The company is mostly known through its Sherwin-Williams Paints line.
Its consumer brands group manufactures products under such trade names as Dutch Boy, Krylon, Dupli-Color, VHT (a division of Dupli-Color), Minwax, Thompson’s WaterSeal, Pratt & Lambert, White Lightning, Purdy, Valspar, and Kool Seal.
Sherwin-Williams (SHW) was founded in 1866 and is the world's largest paint and coatings company, selling its products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers in over 120 countries. The firm's well known brands include Sherwin-Williams, Valspar, Dutch Boy, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Krylon, Minwax, Cabot, and Thompson’s Water Seal.
Sherwin-Williams primarily serves the needs of architectural and industrial painting contractors and do-it-yourself homeowners through a network of more than 4,600 company-operated retail stores, but it also sells some industrial coatings, automotive finishes, and protective and marine coatings.
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