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Sherwin-Williams Rings Up a Record

Protective and marine coatings helped, but its 4,003 paint stores delivered the biggest goods to give Sherwin-Williams "another year of record performance" in 2014.


Steel Intumescent Made for Fast Cure

A new fire-protective coating for steel structures promises one-hour drying and high durability.


Blast, Fire Injure 1 at Sherwin Plant

Investigators are seeking the cause of a small explosion and fire at a Sherwin-Williams paint manufacturing plant in Canada.


Sherwin-Williams Reins in Outlook

Paving the way for a tempered fourth-quarter report, Sherwin-Williams has unveiled a conservative update to its 2014 earnings forecast and a mixed look at 2015.


PPG Wraps Up Comex Purchase

PPG Industries' speedy acquisition of Mexico's largest paint and coatings maker is a done deal.


LeBron Gets a Lift (Again) in Cleveland

He stands 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds, but LeBron James packs a one-ton image that is more than 10 stories tall and 200 feet wide.


Sales Nail a Q3 Record for Sherwin

Protective, marine, automotive and OEM coatings all did their part, but it was the architectural business that ruled Sherwin-Williams' third quarter, ringing up a record in the process, the ...


Free Webinar: Prepping an Inspection Plan

Coating inspectors equipped with a thorough plan will be better positioned to navigate complex coatings specifications, and a new webinar offers an assist in developing one.


Free Webinar Shores Up Offshore

The harsh environment of the offshore gas and oil industry has led to new technologies and methods to overcome maintenance challenges.


Sherwin-Williams Launches Pipe Line

Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings has announced a new series of fast-drying, high-build, solvent-free polyurethanes for the water pipe market.


Protective Line Offers 3 Systems

Sherwin-Williams’ Protective and Marine Coatings has launched three polyaspartic urethanes, each suited for a different shop or field coating challenge.


EMEA Gets New Fire Protection Option

Sherwin-Williams has unveiled a new coating option for fire protection of structural steel in civil construction in Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Sales Soar at Sherwin-Williams

Nearly all of the Sherwin-Williams Company’s segments saw sales gains in both the second quarter and first half of 2014, propelling the company to record sales.


PPG Swoops in on Comex

PPG Industries has announced a $2.3 billion plan to buy Mexico paint and coatings giant Comex—the same company that Sherwin-Williams unsuccessfully pursued for more than a year.


A Building Blitz to Make a Difference

SWAT teams of painters, contractors, engineers, designers, suppliers and other construction professionals are primed to put their skills into service for poor families in Chicago.


Sherwin-Williams Expands in Middle East

Sherwin-Williams has opened a new paint manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia as part of a joint venture with housing manufacturer Red Sea Housing Services Company.


Sherwin-Williams Sued over Failed Deal

Mexico’s largest coatings producer has filed suit against Sherwin-Williams, blaming the Cleveland paint maker for the implosion of its plan to buy the Latin American supplier, Reuters report...


PPG Retools in New Push for the Pros

Most of the U.S. purchasing power for architectural paints and coatings is now in the hands of contractors, specifiers and other professionals—a new reality that has PPG Industries rebrandin...


Paint Buyers Give Top Nods to 3 Brands

They may not be the biggest, but Benjamin Moore, Sherwin-Williams and BEHR are the best in the minds of many of their customers, according to J.D. Power's new Paint Satisfaction Study.


Ups and Downs at Sherwin-Williams

Mother Nature’s wrath and currency issues bedeviled Sherwin-Williams in the first quarter of 2014, dampening profits despite record sales.


Sherwin-Williams Drops Comex Quest

Twice denied a regulatory blessing, the largest paint retailers in the U.S. and Mexico have finally broken off their $2.34 billion engagement.


EPA Seeks Entries for Green Challenge

Safer, cleaner, more efficient industry technologies are invited to compete in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual green chemistry competition.


New Leaders for RCMA, BCF, ASA

Industry veterans have been tapped to lead the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association, the British Coatings Federation, and the American Subcontractors Association.


PPG Drops Comex; S-W Talks Continue

PPG Industries’ Protective and Marine Coatings (PMC) business has terminated its licensee agreement with the Comex Group, but Sherwin-Williams remains interested in Central and South America...


U.S. Coatings Get New ‘National Player’

Working locally to compete nationally, nine regional North American paint and coating manufacturers have banded together to increase their specifying and selling power from coast to coast.


Top Coating Projects of 2013 Honored

ORLANDO—Coatings projects dazzling, daring and dangerous joined industry leaders in the winners circle Monday (Feb. 10) as SSPC 2014 opened to a record crowd in Orlando, FL.


Sherwin-Williams Sued over $3.7M Cleanup

Insurance giant AIG is demanding that the federal government and Sherwin-Williams pony up more than $3 million for cleanup reimbursement at a former munitions plant where bombs were painted ...


Sherwin-Williams Finishes Fine in 2013

Paint stores popped and protective and marine sales held to wrap Sherwin-Williams’ 2013 fiscal year with a record $10.19 billion in consolidated net sales.


New Corrosion Conference Aims at Owners

Engineered Corrosion Solutions 2014, a new one-day conference focused on helping U.S. facility owners tackle that $500 billion-a-year problem, will debut March 13 in the Chicago area.


Paint Makers to Pay $1.1B for Lead

Reversing years of legal victories, the Sherwin-Williams Co., NL Industries and ConAgra Grocery Products have been ordered to pay $1.1 billion to remove lead paint from millions of Californi...


Direct-to-Metal Epoxy Covers in 1 Coat

Sherwin-Williams has introduced a direct-to-metal, high-solids epoxy that meets specifications for military applications.


Industrial Coatings Hold Back Valspar

Struggling sales of general industrial coatings fueled a 14 percent fourth-quarter decline in profits at the Valspar Corp., the company reported Tuesday (Nov. 19).


Mexico Again Rejects Sherwin Deal

Mexican anti-trust regulators have once again blocked Sherwin-Williams’ push for Latin American domination, nixing the Cleveland company’s $2.34 billion bid for rival Consorcio Comex, S.A. d...


Ups and Downs Mark Sherwin-Williams’ Q3

Sherwin-Williams reported a record third quarter Friday, with a lot of help from its paint stores, a little from protective and marine, and none from Brazil's tax man.


Marine Coatings Get R&D Funding Boost

Several projects aimed at improving shipyard coatings and inspection processes will get a $430,000 boost in funding from the National Shipbuilding Research Program.


Global Auto Paint Market Accelerates

Firmly on its mark with economic and environmental trends, the automotive coatings industry is set to grow, crossing an $11.7 billion finish line within five years, a new market forecast rep...


New Finish Made for Extreme Weather

Sherwin-Williams has announced a new fluoropolymer urethane coating for structures that require extreme weather durability.


Webinar Sifts Data from ‘Hocus Pocus’

Using performance data and standards to compare and select products will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Sherwin-Williams Gets Comex U.S. Unit

While the lion's share of the deal remains on hold, Sherwin-Williams has completed acquisition of the North American paint business of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., the companies announced ...


PPG, Axalta Name Industrial Leadership

Two global coatings companies have announced executive-level changes in their industrial coatings units.


Valspar Says ‘Ciao, Europa’

U.S.-based Valspar Corp. is now a player in the European industrial coatings market, with its newly completed acquisition of an Italian company.


Sherwin-Williams Sees Q2 Profit Gain

The Sherwin-Williams Company reported a 13 percent profit increase for the second quarter, but also announced a snag in its planned $2.34 billion acquisition of Comex Group.


Free Webinar Plumbs Sewer Rehab

Evaluating protective coatings and other components of sewer rehabilitation will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


High-Build Made for 1-Coat Protection

Sherwin-Williams has introduced a high-build, one-coat polyaspartic urethane designed to accelerate return to service on bridges and other infrastructure projects.


Webinar Dips into Galvanizing Coatings

Navigating the many options for overcoating galvanized steel—for both protective and aesthetic purposes—will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


PPG Lands DOD Coating Funds

PPG Industries has received more than $1 million to develop military-grade coatings that do not include health-damaging isocyanates.


Lining Touts Severe Chemical Resistance

Sherwin-Williams' Protective & Marine Coatings division has introduced Magnalux 404 FF, billed as the first styrene-free vinyl ester for use with steel and concrete substrates in the oil and...


Free eBook Offers Tank Coating Help

A new compilation of technical guidance on coating protection and maintenance of water tanks is now available as a free downloadable eBook from JPCL.


Valspar Makes European Industrial Push

The $6 billion European industrial coatings market is getting a new player from across the pond.


Rapid-Cure Epoxy Offers Quick Return

A new tank lining offers fast return to service in a single coat, Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has announced.


Winners to Pay $10M in Lead Paint Suit

They may have won the battle, but paint makers will still have to pay for the long and costly war over lead paint, a Rhode Island judge has ruled.


Tank Lining Boasts 1-Coat Extended Life

A new coating for high-temperature tank applications that is also high pressure-resistant is designed to meet the increasing needs of the oil and gas industry, The Sherwin-Williams Company s...


Sherwin-Williams Rings Up Record Q1

Protective and marine coatings held their own, but Sherwin-Williams' paint stores did the heavy lifting in the first quarter, delivering record sales and earnings for the Cleveland-based pai...


2 Paint Makers Settle FTC Green Suit

Sherwin-Williams and PPG Industries must tread carefully on future zero-VOC labeling claims, under a settlement just finalized with the Federal Trade Commission.


Sherwin-Williams Absorbs Leighs Name

After 153 years, Leighs Paints is no more. The U.S.-based Sherwin-Williams Company, which bought the long-independent UK coatings producer in 2011, has announced that it has officially folde...


Structure Awards Show Coating's Best

SAN ANTONIO—The daring, the durable, the difficult, and the dazzling took center stage Monday at SSPC 2013, as the coatings society opened its annual show with the Seventh Annual Structure A...


Sherwin-Williams Joins China’s Car Boom

Sherwin-Williams has waded deeper into China’s vast automotive market with the acquisition of Changzhou (Jiangsu) Pulanna Coating Co. Ltd., a leading maker of automotive coatings for the Chi...


DOD Adds $1.5M to Powder Coating Push

The U.S. Department of Defense has stepped up its campaign against liquid protective coatings with a $1.5 million award to PPG Industries to develop a powder Chemical Agent Resistant Coating...


Sherwin-Williams Suit Brushes Wooster

Two of the nation's biggest and oldest paint industry names are locked in litigation over trade infringement on paint-brush packaging.


Global Coatings Market Set to Surge

Market researchers are painting a rosy future for the global coatings market, with robust growth on tap through 2015.


Sherwin-Williams Bags Mexico’s Comex

The Sherwin-Williams Company has announced plans to acquire Comex Group, a 60-year-old Mexican paint company, for $2.34 billion in an all-cash transaction.


High-Gloss Protection for Structures

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has launched a high-gloss acrylic polyurethane designed to provide long-term UV protection for high-profile structures.


Repair Bids Sought for 1885 Lighthouse

The Delaware Office of Management and Budget is inviting bids until Nov. 16 for repairs and recoating work on the historic Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse in Lewes, DE.


New High-Temp Coating Tackles CUI

Sherwin-Williams has introduced an immersion-grade, single-component coating for protection against corrosion under insulation in the oil and gas industry.


FTC Slaps Sherwin, PPG on VOC Marketing

The Sherwin-Williams Company and PPG Industries must cease their long-running “zero VOC” claims on two major paint lines, under a new agreement with the Federal Trade Commission.


S-W Protective a Dim Spot in Bright Q3

Sherwin-Williams’ paint stores rode to the rescue of its Global Finishes Group in the third quarter, with a strong performance that more than offset weaker sales in the protective, marine, a...


Waterbornes to Drive Coating Comeback

The U.S. paint and coatings market has finally been given a light at the end of the tunnel.


Sherwin-Williams Recalls 4 Aerosols

The Sherwin-Williams Company is recalling nearly 120,000 aerosol canisters of automotive, acrylic and other paints in the wake of user reports that cans have been leaking and pose a fire haz...


Sherwin-Williams’ Stores Paint Q2 Green

Sherwin-Williams’ Paint Stores, Global Finishes and higher prices helped deliver record sales and share prices in the second quarter and first half of 2012, the company reported Thursday (Ju...


DOD Launches $1.4M Powder CARC Project

The Defense Department’s environmental research arm has tapped Sherwin-Williams to lead the development of a novel Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC) powder topcoat for military vehicle...


It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll, But They Coat It

Call it a big finish that strikes a chord with a crowd. Two Cleveland institutions—Sherwin-Williams and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—are making music together, collaborating again on a cit...


Ask Sherwin-Williams … about Record Q1

As expected, Sherwin-Williams’ paint stores, protective and marine coatings and other segments all brought home a winning first quarter and sunny 2012 outlook for the world’s No. 3 paint and...


Strong Q1 Surprises Sherwin-Williams

The Sherwin-Williams Company is set to unveil a better-than-expected first quarter, with stronger sales and earnings than the company itself forecast earlier this year.


Ship’s New Life Honors an Old Service

For 39 years, Nantucket Lightship / LV-112 guided transoceanic shipping to and from U.S. East Coast ports, through some of the most treacherous shipping lanes in the world.


Potable Water Lining Touts Fast Cure

Sherwin-Williams has introduced SherPlate PW Epoxy, a 100% solids coating designed for immersion service in potable water pipes and storage tanks.


Protective Coating Boasts Less Prep

Sherwin-Williams has expanded its Macropoxy protective coating family with Macropoxy 80, designed for application over marginally prepared steel substrates and damp surfaces.


Sherwin-Williams Revenues Jump in 2011

The Sherwin-Williams Company reported a robust, 12.7% increase in 2011 sales, as the company finished strongly with a 9.2% fourth-quarter gain in sales compared to the same period a year ear...


PSN to Recap the Year’s Highs, Lows

From tragic accidents to silly stories, tough quizzes to controversial projects, PaintSquare News will take a look back at the coatings industry of 2011 with two special issues next w...


IRS Audit Dings Sherwin, But Q3 Booms

Sherwin-Williams is reporting good news for its third quarter and bad news for its fourth, with record Q3 net sales trailed by a $75 million tax charge to end the year.


Sherwin, PPG to Buy Back 30M Shares

Seeking to reassure and reward investors, both The Sherwin-Williams Co. and PPG Industries announced plans Friday (Oct. 21 for major stock buybacks along with their regular quarterly dividen...


Sherwin-Williams Adds FasTop Topcoat

Sherwin-Williams has introduced a topcoat to its signature coating system for USDA-inspected food and beverage facilities.


Sherwin-Williams Fined $570K for Waste

Sherwin Williams will pay a $570,000 civil penalty to settle federal allegations of hazardous-waste violations at a paint production plant in Baltimore, MD, the Environmental Protection Agen...


Low-VOC Anti-Graffiti Coating Launched

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has introduced 2K Water-Based Urethane Anti-Graffiti, a low VOC (less than 100 g/L), super hydrophobic polyurethane coating designed for graffit...


Pro-Park Designed for Pavement Marking

Sherwin-Williams has introduced Pro-Park Pavement Marking Paint for marking and striping parking lots, freshening traffic lanes, and enhancing curb appeal on all types of properties.


Protective Bridge Coating is HAPS-Free

Sherwin-Williams has announced the launch of Zinc Clad DOT, an inorganic zinc-rich primer for steel bridges that meets federal content restrictions on hazardous air pollutants (HAPS).


Sherwin-Williams Upheld in $7M Appeal

Mississippi’s high court has thrown out a $7 million jury verdict against the Sherwin-Williams Co. in a case involving allegations of brain damage to a boy who allegedly ate lead paint chips...


Water-Based Epoxy Controls Static

Sherwin-Williams has launched what it calls the industry’s first static-control water-based epoxy floor coating system.


Sherwin-Williams Bows Food-Safe Lining

Sherwin-Williams has introduced Magnalux 304 FF, a flake-filled vinyl ester approved for surfaces associated with producing, storing and transporting food products.


Raw Material Costs Bite Sherwin’s Q2

Strong sales growth in protective and marine coatings was not enough to spare Sherwin-Williams an unexpected drop in second-quarter profit, and the company has cut its full-year profit forec...


Coating Helps Navy Sink the Pink

Sherwin-Williams has unveiled a new marine coating that Navy testing has shown to save materials and labor, while fending off the dreaded “pinking” of ships coated in traditional haze gray s...


Sherwin-Williams Buys Leighs Paints

The Sherwin-Williams Company has sealed a deal to acquire Leighs Paints, the UK’s leading independent manufacturer of protective, marine and fire protection coatings.


Presidential ‘Green’ Awards Honor Protective Coating, Safe Solvent

A high-performance coating made with recycled plastic and soybean oil has earned Sherwin-Williams a prestigious 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award.


Epoxy Made to Protect Food Shipments

Sherwin-Williams has unveiled Carflex HS Epoxy, designed as a tough, flexible coating to prevent contamination when transporting and storing dry bulk food products.


Sherwin-Williams Adds New Polyurea

The Sherwin-Williams Company has expanded its EnviroLastic polyurea portfolio with an aliphatic polyurea designed to provide crack bridging and light stability in a single industrial coating...


AkzoNobel Boasts Banner 1st Quarter

Add AkzoNobel NV, the world’s largest paint and coatings company, to the list of relieved industry suppliers with glowing—even record—first-quarter financial reports.


Sherwin-Williams Trumpets Record Q1

Stronger protective and marine sales, higher selling prices, strategic acquisitions and favorable currency rates all helped reap a record $1.86 billion in first-quarter net sales—an 18.5% ye...


Tank Painting Job Gambled, and Lost

The old margarine commercial warned against fooling Mother Nature. If you’re in industrial painting, you might not want to gamble with her, either.


Protective Coating Prices Face Global Spike

Fasten your seatbelts. The price of protective and marine coatings is about to spike again globally—perhaps to record highs—and no relief is in sight, manufacturers report.


Flash Fire at Sherwin-Williams’ Plant Probed

North Carolina authorities are investigating a flash fire at a Sherwin-Williams plant that left an employee with minor burns.


SSPC Structure Awards Honor Projects

From the soaring new Hoover Dam Bypass to the historical statue of the god Vulcan, outstanding coatings achievements took center stage Monday (Jan.31) at the annual SSPC Structure Awards, pr...


Sherwin-Williams Sales Up 9.6% in 2010

Strong gains in Global Finishes, rebounding retail paint sales, and price increases powered the Sherwin-Williams Co. to a better-than-expected fourth quarter and year-end report.


BBB Slaps Sherwin-Williams’ VOC Claim

Prompted by a challenge from Benjamin Moore & Co., the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ ad arm has recommended that The Sherwin-Williams Co. drop its zero-VOC claim about the Harmony pain...


Tank, Pipe Coating Made for High Temperature

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings has introduced Cor-Cote HT FF for high-temperature immersion and atmospheric applications.


Sherwin-Williams Posts Mixed Q3 Report

The Sherwin-Williams Company has reported an 8.8% increase in consolidated net sales for the third quarter and a 7% increase for the year thus far, with mixed segment performance.


Ohio Takes LeBron’s Place at Sherwin-Williams

LeBron James’ former 10-story presence on the side of Sherwin-Williams headquarters in Cleveland will be filled by a new banner celebrating the city—and just in time, the company notes, for ...


PPG Joins Trend in Expanding Share Repurchase

PPG Industries has added 10 million shares to its existing stock buyback program, fueling the spreading repurchasing boon among coatings and chemical companies.


Coating Plays Role in Shipbuilding’s Return

A Sherwin-Williams marine coating that requires hydroblasting, rather than abrasive blasting, for secondary surface preparation has reportedly joined Brazil’s shipbuilding renaissance.


End of EPA Program Catches Companies Off-Guard

AkzoNobel, Turner Construction and other industry leaders are expressing surprise and disappointment at the Environmental Protection Agency’s abrupt decision to end its Climate Leaders progr...


Reports Probe Global Coatings Players, Markets

Three new market reports shed light on the world’s top 10 paint and coatings companies, the world coatings market, and the industry in Asia Pacific.


Sherwin-Williams Completes Becker Acroma Deal

The Sherwin-Williams Company has completed its fifth acquisition in just over two years, closing a $227 million agreement to purchase Becker Industrial Products AB.


Huber Acquires Sherwin-Williams’ Kemgard Line

Huber Engineered Materials has acquired the Kemgard flame-retardant and smoke-suppressant business of Sherwin-Williams.


Edwards Coatings Tech Center Breaks Ground

The Western Coatings Technology Center, named for the CEO of Dunn-Edwards Corp., is officially underway at California Polytechnic State University.


Sherwin-Williams’ Sales Up 10% for Q2, 6% for Half

The Sherwin-Williams Company posted solid gains in sales and net income in the second quarter, led by sales to the professional market for home repainting and stronger industrial maintenance...


Sherwin-Williams Introduces 1K Polysiloxane

The Sherwin-Williams Company introduced Polysiloxane 1K, a single-component polysiloxane finish coat reported to provide superior weathering and chemical resistance and extended service life...


Sherwin-Williams Introduces ‘Acrylic-Alkyd’ Paints

The Sherwin-Williams Company introduced water-borne acrylic-alkyd versions of the company’s ProMar 200 and ProClassic coatings, reported to deliver durable, smooth, high-performing finishes ...


S-W to Add Industrial Wood Coatings Line

The Sherwin-Williams Company has signed an agreement to acquire Sweden-based Becker Acroma Industrial Wood Coatings.


‘Mighty Mo’ Shipshape
in Wake of Major Paint Work

The USS Missouri, the celebrated battleship now seeing service as a museum in Hawaii, is shipshape following drydock repainting program.


S-W Sales Edge up, But Earnings Retreat

The Sherwin-Williams Company reported first-quarter net income of $32.6 million, a 13% decline from the first quarter of 2009, as sales weakness and the effects of health-care legislation we...


BBB Urges Sherwin-Williams to Halt Ad Claims

The Better Business Bureau’s advertising arm has recommended that The Sherwin-Williams Company modify or discontinue certain odor-elimination claims for the company’s Dutch Boy Refresh Paint...


Epoxy Coating Named STI Product of Year

The Sherwin-Williams Company’s Euronavy ES301 epoxy protective coating has been named the 2009 Affiliate Product of the Year by the Steel Tank Institute.


New Graco Sprayer to be S-W Exclusive

Graco has developed a handheld, cordless, airless sprayer that will be sold exclusively through Sherwin-Williams stores beginning in May.


Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Sayerlack Coatings

The Sherwin-Williams Company has announced that it will acquire the Industrial Wood Coatings business of Arch Chemicals Inc.


Flooring Concrete Allows More Work Time

Sherwin-Williams has introduced FasTop 12S, a three-component water-based urethane concrete designed to provide flooring contractors with more working time.


Sherwin-Williams Awarded $24M to Supply Marine Coatings

Sherwin-William 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 Shipyard...


S-W Profit up for Quarter, Despite Sales Decline

The Sherwin-Williams Company reported fourth-quarter 2009 net income of $65.3 million, a 30% increase from the fourth quarter of 2008. Sales for the quarter fell 5.9%, to $1.59 billion.


SW Offers Coating With Rapid Return to Service

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) has introduced Cor-Cote HB Urethane, a coating for the municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities that offers rapid return to service.


Sherwin-Williams to Reduce Emissions

The Sherwin-Williams Company has pledged to reduce its total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 4 percent as a partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders program.


SW Offers Surface-Tolerant 100% Solids

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) now offers Euronavy ES301, a solvent-free, anticorrosive epoxy for marginally prepared steel surfaces, including those on ships, oil platforms, tanks, and br...


Enhanced Online Color-Selection Tool

The Sherwin-Williams Company announced the launch of the enhanced Color Visualizer at the company website located at www.sherwin-williams.com.


Sherwin-Williams Awarded Coatings Contract for U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt

Sherwin-Williams has been awarded the contract to supply marine coatings as part of a three-year overhaul of the supercarrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71).


Sherwin-Williams Reports Third Quarter Results

The Sherwin-Williams Company (Cleveland, OH) announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months, ending September 30, 2009.


Sherwin-Williams Introduces Mildew-Resistant Coating

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) has introduced Hi-Solids Polyurethane Mildew Resistant, a low-VOC, aliphatic acrylic polyurethane resin coating.


Fast-Dry Primer for Concrete, Steel

The Sherwin-Williams Company introduced the Envirolastic® LT Primer, a fast-drying, low-viscosity polyurea.


Sherwin-Williams Rolls Out Floor Coatings

Sherwin-Williams has introduced two breathable, low-odor, waterborne polyurethane floor topcoats containing less than 50 g/L volatile organic compounds.


ARMORSEAL® 1000 HS Floor Coating Now Available in Unlimited Colors

Sherwin-Williams’ ArmorSeal® 1000 HS Epoxy Floor Coating, a heavy-duty interior/exterior floor coating, now has a clear tint base formulation that can be color matched at local stores in unl...


Sherwin-Williams Announces Q2 Results

The Sherwin-Williams Company (Cleveland, OH) saw its consolidated net sales decrease by $281.7 million, or 12.6%, in the second quarter of 2009 to $1.95 billion.


Sherwin-Williams Marks 1B Gallons at TX Plant

Sherwin-Williams has topped the production of 1 billion gallons of paint at a Texas plant that also recently notched the half-century mark.


Purdy Scrapers Recalled

Sherwin-Williams has recalled 76,000 Purdy Scrapers because of a laceration hazard.


Sherwin-Williams Introduces Mildew-Resistant Epoxy

Sherwin-Williams (Cleveland, OH) has introduced Tile-Clad® High Solids Mildew Resistant epoxy, an industrial coating that protects against mildew growth on exterior surfaces where dampness a...


Sherwin-Williams Revises Primer Lineup

Sherwin-Williams has revamped its primer product line, consolidating the options to simplify selection and save on costs.


Sherwin-Williams Launches iPhone Color App

Sherwin-Williams has launched a free color-matching iPhone application that allows users to quickly capture hues from their surroundings and match them to more than 1,500 Sherwin-Williams c...


Sherwin-Williams Offers Free Training Program

Citing a shortage of qualified painters, The Sherwin-Williams Company will again offer free training to about 20 people to become professional painters as part of its Home-Work Paint Trainin...


Sherwin Renames Industrial Group

The Sherwin-Williams Company has renamed its Industrial & Marine Coatings group. The new Protective & Marine Coatings group markets will continue to include water and wastewater, petrochemic...


Sherwin Talks up Color, Green Initiatives

The Sherwin-Williams Company’s EcoVision initiative and colormix ’09 color-trend forecast were given top billing by the company during the recent PACE 2009 (Paint and Coatings Expo) in New O...


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Coatings-Formulation Enhancements

The Sherwin-Williams Company issued several product announcements at the recent PACE 2009 (Paint and Coatings Expo) regarding product enhancements and expanded product lines.


Volunteers Spruce Up 10 Dallas Agencies

In one of the nation's largest volunteer painting projects, 1,200 Sherwin-Williams employees from across North America covered 10 Dallas nonprofit agencies with 7,200 hours of elbow grease a...


RI Judge Orders Restitution to Paint Companies

The state of Rhode Island must reimburse more than $242,000 to three companies that succeeded in overturning a jury verdict that could have forced them to spend billions of dollars cleaning ...


Sherwin-Williams Acquires Euronavy

The Sherwin-Williams Company (Cleveland, OH) announced that it has closed an agreement to acquire Euronavy-Tintas Maritimas e Industriais S.A. of Portugal.


 
 
   

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