Nation's leading producer of paints and coatings.

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Headquarters: 101 Prospect Ave. NW
Cleveland, OH 44115
Employees: 37,633
CEO: Christopher Connor
Stock Symbol: SHW


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Sherwin-Williams is the largest producer of paints and coatings in the United States and among the largest producers in the world.

For homeowners, Sherwin-Williams sells paints in thousands of colors, wallpapers, staining for wood decks and concrete. The company also serves professionals and industries with coatings and sealants for boats, bridges and highways, buildings, industrial plants and the military.

The Company manufactures products under well-known brand names such as Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, HGTV Home, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's WaterSeal and many more.

Sherwin-Williams is also the nation's largest specialty retailer of paint, stains, coatings, wallcoverings and associated supplies and sundry items.  With more than 4,000 company-owned stores in North America, Sherwin-Williams offers a wide range of products and personalized service.

The company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Global Finishes Group distributes a wide range of products in more than 115 countries around the world.

In 2014, the company reported net sales of $11.13 billion, up 9.3%, and net income of $865.8 million.

Net sales in the Paint Stores Group increased 8% to $6.85 billion.

The company was founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866.


- Health & dental insurance
- Group life & accidental death & dismemberment insurance
- Supplemental life insurance
- Voluntary personal accident insurance
- Disability insurance (short & long term)
- Vacation and Holidays - During your first calendar year of employment, you'll earn a day of vacation for each full month of service (up to 10 days). You can start taking these vacation day as early as December 31st of your year of hire. As you build your employment service with Sherwin-Williams, you receive additional paid time off - up to a maximum of 29 days.
- Employee Discount Program - Discount on purchases at Sherwin-Williams' stores and Automotive branches.
- Tuition Aid
- Adoption Assistance
- Company-Paid Pension Plan - Company contributes up to 7% of earnings each year. Full-vesting after 5 years.
- Stock Purchase & Savings Program - 401(k) - After one-year of employment, Sherwin-Williams matches your contribution in an amount equal to 100% of up to 6% of your earnings.

Updated February 23, 2015