Profile: Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW.N)
24 Jun 2016
The Sherwin-Williams Company (Sherwin-Williams), incorporated on July 16, 1884, is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers in North and South America with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. The Company has four operating segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group and Latin America Coatings Group.
Paint Stores Group
The Paint Stores Group markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product finishes and related items. The Paint Stores Group consists of approximately 4,090 Company-operated specialty paint stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Maarten, Jamaica, Curacao and Aruba. Each store in this segment is engaged in the related business activity of selling paint, coatings and related products to end-use customers. In addition, each store sells selected purchased associated products. The trade names used by the segment include Sherwin-Williams, ProMar, SuperPaint, A-100, Duron, MAB, PrepRite, Duration, Duration Home, ProGreen, Harmony, ProClassic, Woodscapes, Deckscapes, Cashmere, HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams, Emerald, Duracraft, Solo, ProIndustrial, ProPark, Frazee, Parker Paints, Kwal, Color Wheel and General Paint.
The Consumer Group develops, manufactures and distributes a range of paint, coatings and related products to third party customers in the United States and Canada and the Paint Stores Group. The products distributed through third party customers are intended for resale to the ultimate end user of the product. The trade names used by the segment include Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's WaterSeal, Pratt & Lambert, Martin Senour, H&C, White Lightning, Dupli-Color, Rubberset, Purdy, Bestt Liebco, Accurate Dispersions, Uniflex, VHT, Kool Seal, Snow Roof, Altax, Tri-Flow, Sprayon, Ronseal, DuraSeal, Geocel, Conco, Duckback, Superdeck, Mason's Select and HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams.
Global Finishes Group
The Global Finishes Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinished products, OEM product finishes and related products in North and South America, Europe and Asia. The segment licenses certain technology and trade names worldwide. Sherwin-Williams and other controlled brand products are distributed through the Paint Stores Group in this segment's over 300 Company-operated branches and by a direct sales staff, and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Global Finishes Group consists of operations in the United States, subsidiaries in over 40 foreign countries and income from licensing agreements in over 20 foreign countries. The trade names used by the segment include Sherwin-Williams, Lazzuril, Excelo, Baco, Planet Color, AWX Performance Plus, Ultra, Ultra-Cure, Martin Senour, Kem Aqua, Sher-Wood, Powdura, Polane, Euronavy, Inchem, Sayerlack, AcromaPro, Firetex, Macropoxy, Oece, Arti, Acrolon, Sher-Nar, PermaClad, Heat-Flex, Magnalux, ATX, Genesis, Dimension, Finish 1, Lanet, DFL, Conely, Envirolastic and Fastline.
Latin America Coatings Group
The Latin America Coatings Group develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and sells a range of architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, OEM product finishes and related products in North and South America. Sherwin-Williams and other controlled brand products are distributed through this segment's approximately 290 Company-operated stores and by a direct sales staff, and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Latin America Coatings Group consists of operations from subsidiaries in over nine foreign countries, over four foreign joint ventures and income from licensing agreements in over seven foreign countries. The trade names used by the segment include Sherwin-Williams, Marson, Metalatex, Novacor, Loxon, Colorgin, Napko, Andina, Martin Senour, Sumare, Condor, Krylon, Kem Tone, Minwax and Pratt & Lambert.
101 W Prospect Ave
CLEVELAND OH 44115-1093
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