Profile: Valspar Corp (VAL.N)
24 Mar 2017
The Valspar Corporation, incorporated on December 3, 1934, is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Coatings and Paints. The Company manufactures and sells specialty polymers and colorants. The Company also sells furniture protection plans, and furniture care and repair products under the Guardsman brand.
The Company's Coatings segment includes its industrial product lines and packaging product line. The Company offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood and plastic primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. Products within its Coatings segment include primers, top coats, varnishes, sprays, stains, fillers, and other coatings used by customers in a range of manufacturing industries, including agricultural and construction equipment, appliances, building products, furniture, metal fabrication, metal packaging and transportation.
The Company's industrial product lines include general industrial, coil and wood coatings. Its general industrial product line provides customers a source for powder, liquid and electrodeposition coatings technologies for a range of industries, including agricultural and construction equipment, pipe, lawn and garden, appliance, transportation and marine shipping containers. The Company's coil product line produces coatings applied to metal coils used to manufacture pre-engineered buildings and building components, other metal building and architectural products and appliances. Its wood product line supplies decorative and protective coatings for wood furniture, building products, cabinets and floors. The Company also provides color design and technical service to its customers.
The Company's packaging product line includes coatings for the interior and exterior of packaging containers, principally metal food containers and beverage cans. The Company also produces coatings for aerosol and paint cans, crowns for glass bottles, plastic packaging and bottle closures.
The Company's Paints segment includes consumer paints and automotive paint refinishes product lines. The Company offers a range of paints, primers, topcoats and aerosol spray paints through retailers, distribution networks and the Company-owned stores. The Company offers a portfolio of interior and exterior decorative paints, stains, primers, varnishes and specialty decorative products, such as enamels, aerosols and faux finishes, used in both the do-it-yourself and professional markets. The Company's brands include VALSPAR, CABOT, HUARUN, WATTYL, SOLVER, PASCOL and PLASTI-KOTE.
The Company's automotive product line includes refinish paints and aerosol spray paints sold through automotive refinish distributors, body shops, automotive supply distributors and automotive supply retailers. The Company distributes its automotive products under the DE BEER, OCTORAL and HOUSE OF KOLOR brands.
1101 S 3rd St
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55415-1211
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