(Formerly known as the Chemical Coatings Division.) In 2007, The Sherwin-Williams Company celebrates 141 years of doing business as a world leader in coatings technology. The company's core business is the manufacture, distribution, and sale of coatings and related products. We employ over 33,000 people with annual sales of over seven billion dollars. Our 20 domestic and international plants are strategically located to service the needs of our customers.
The marketing of Sherwin-Williams labeled industrial finishes, architectural coatings and associated supplies is accomplished through over 3,000 company-operated stores. Over 90 of these locations are dedicated to service the wholesale industrial products finishing market with liquid and powder products.