History of Sherwin-Williams

1866. Our story begins. The Civil War was one year past.

Since its founding by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866,  The Sherwin-Williams Company has not only grown to be the largest producer of paints and coatings in the United States, but is among the largest producers in the world.

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What is worth doing
is worth doing well

       Henry Sherwin