Portland, Purdy Brushes

Portland, Purdy Brushes

  • Since its modest beginning in a converted two-car garage by founder S. Desmond Purdy in 1925,
  • Purdy has earned a reputation for producing top quality paint applicators second to none.
  • All Purdy professional brushes and rollers continue to be made right here in the United States. 
  • Purdy employs over 100 brushmakers in Portland, Oregon, handcrafting brushes with the same care they've used for over 80 years - one at a time.
  • Each brush is "signed" with a personalized tag indication who crafted the brush.  It's a mark of pride in a job well done.
  • The same process of listening, designing, engineering, and quality controlled manufacturing also characterizes every single Purdy roller product.
  • Today. Purdy is still energetically planning, growing and reaching - Purdy continues to listen to and foster excellent relationships with its customers, sales representatives, suppliers and employees - one of the finest working teams in the nation.  Throughout, there is a mutual commitment to those they serve.
  • The average length of service at our Purdy facility in Portland is almost 12 years.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Health & Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vacations & Holidays
  • Employee Discounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Safety & Production Incentives
  • Pension Plan


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About Sherwin-Williams

Founded in 1866 Sherwin-Williams is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers.

  • Fortune 500 Company
  • 8 Billion in Sales
  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For
  • Over 30,000 Employees
  • Headquartered in Cleveland, OH
  • Locations Throughout the World

Careers at Sherwin-Williams

Some employees work at one of the 3,000 Sherwin-Williams paint stores, many at one of our many manufacturing and distribution sites, while others work in a division office or our Corporate Headquarters in Cleveland.

S-W employees truly Cover the Earth.


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