Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has been awarded a $24 million, five-year U.S. Navy contract to supply marine coatings per Just-In-Time (JIT) delivery to four U.S. Navy Shipyards. The four shipyards, located in Norfolk, VA; Portsmouth, NH; Bremerton, WA; and Pearl Harbor, HI, will share in large batch production of coatings that will be certified for all four shipyards.
Sherwin-Williams was one of two low bidders in the first national comprehensive JIT coatings contract awarded by the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (FISC) in Norfolk, VA. The overall value of the contract, awarded over five years, is $34.5 million. Sherwin-Williams is the primary coating supplier for the contract.
The company will provide traditional MIL-Spec coatings as well as new technologies, including Fast Clad ER® Epoxy, SeaGuard® HMF, and Euronavy ES301.