About Company

Founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866, today The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is a global player in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paint, coatings and related products. We have more than 61,000 employees and businesses in over 120 countries, serving professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers. In 2021, we delivered annual net sales of about US$19.94 billion.

Three Reportable Segments

The Americas Group operates the exclusive outlets for Sherwin-Williams® branded paints, stains, supplies, equipment and floor covering in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. The Group also manufatures and sells a wide range of architectural paint, industrial coatings and related products across Latin America through Company stores, dedicated dealers and selected retailers.

Consumer Brands Group sells one of the industry's most recognized portfolios of branded and private-label products through retailers across North America and in parts of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and China, and also operates a highly efficient global supply chain for paint, coatings and related products.

Performance Coating Group sells a wide range of industrial coatings and finishes to general industrial, industrial wood, protective and marine, coil and extrusion, packaging and automotive customers in more than 120 countries.

Sherwin-Williams in Asia

Entering Asia in 1930 and regionally headquartered in Shanghai, The Sherwin-Williams Company today runs businesses in most of the Asian countries, employing around 3,500 employees and operating 10 production sites across the region.

In Asia, we supply coating solutions with famous brands such as Sherwin-Williams®, Valspar®, Huarun Paint, Aquaguard®, Valde®, Ultra®, Debeer Refinish®, Fluropon®, WeatherXL® and many more for the construction, consumer, industrial, packaging and transportation markets, etc.

Seven Business Units in Asia

  • Industrial Wood Coatings provides wood product finishes that provide strength and beauty to flooring, kitchen cabinetry, furniture, wood, and composite building products.
  • General Industrial Coatings supports original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with innovation and a diverse range of metal and plastics materials offering high quality base liquid and powder coating solutions.
  • Packaging Coatings manufactures a robust portfolio of innovative coatings for food, beverage and household product industries.
  • Coil Coatings manufactures a complete line of high performance, architectural metal coatings for coil and extrusion applications.
  • Automotive Finishes manufactures and distributes a complete line of advanced technology paint and coating systems for the automotive and fleet refinishing industries.
  • Protective & Marine Coatings offers customers a world-class brand portfolio of time-tested, high-performance coatings and systems to combat corrosions.
  • Consumer Brands Group sells one of the industry's most recognized portfolios of branded and private-label architectural coating products throughout the world, including well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams®, Valspar® and Huarun Paint.

Global Supply Chain, Blending Facilities & Valued Distributors

Global Supply Chain (GSC) manufactures and distributes all of our branded and private-label products. They manage raw materials procurement, the development and manufacturing of products and the distribution of those products to our stores and customer facilities around the world. Their mission is to maintain one integrated Global Supply Chain supporting sales for all customers. Their strategy is to create value through end-to-end Global Supply Chain execution and Continuous Improvement. GSC Asia centrally manages all the production sites across the region.

This integrated manufacturing and distribution capability benefits our global customers in a number of ways. First, the connection between local manufacturing in Asia and our research and development teams not only in Asia but around the world means that we maintain a consistent quality, durability and appearance of our coatings regardless of their point of manufacture. At the same time, our local sites ensure a close level of collaboration with our customers at their locations to verify that color, application and other characteristics of the coating are meeting or exceeding specification. Lastly, our network of company-owned blending facilities and our growing list of trusted distributors helps our customers maintain inventory and on-time delivery.

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