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SHERWIN-WILLIAMS (NYSE: SHW) Sherwin-Williams is a leading manufacturer of paints and coatings. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Website: http://www.sherwin-williams.com/

Company Description

Sherwin-Williams is a major US manufacturer of paints and coatings including consumer products (ie trade sales paints) sold in Sherwin-Williams stores and paints sold in discount stores under names such as Dutch Boy. Sherwin-Williams also acquired the company that made paint for Sears Roebuck. The product line includes product finishes, auto refinish enamels, maintenance paints, and finishes for marine, automotive and aircraft applications.

At one time Sherwin-Williams also manufactured specialty chemicals such as saccharin.

Yahoo Finance lists competitors as Akzo Nobel N.V.; Dupont (DD); and PPG Industries Inc. (PPG)

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