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150 Years of Excellence

Our mission to cover the earth began more than 150 years ago in 1866. Founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in Cleveland, Ohio, the duo went on to shape an industry and create a global legacy. That legacy continues on today as we look ahead and continue to innovate our future.

Our Values

Guiding us as we evolve and grow, we look to our Company Values to ensure we stay true to our mission.

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Our Recent Awards

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We're honored to be recognized as an industry innovator and top employer in the following categories:

BENEFITS

We provide a wide range of competitive benefits for the diverse needs of our 60,000 employees throughout the world.

Medical, Dental and Vision:

We make your wellbeing a priority with comprehensive health insurance plans, preventative care benefits, HSA and many other options for you and your family.

Wealth Building:

Keep looking ahead to a brighter future with retirement savings plans and matching contributions available for salaried employees.

Wellness Programs:

Think about your health in the long-term with options for smoking cessation, weight management, free flu shots and more!

Training and Development Programs:

Never stop learning with our global training and development programs designed to help you reach your aspirations.

Additional Benefits:

Adoption Assistance, Commuter Benefits, College Savings Programs help you balance your work with your life outside of work.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Caring in Full Color

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With a commitment to being a responsible leader, we’re proud of our achievements in our communities and in being more environmentally friendly in our operations. Learn more in our 2017 CSR Report. 

READ OUR LATEST REPORT »

Environmental Stewardship

Sherwin-Williams focuses on reducing environmental impact in areas such as greenhouse gas emissions, electricity consumption, and waste reduction. From the plants where our products are manufactured to the point of purchase, Sherwin-Williams invests in sustainability initiatives guided by the needs of our communities and customers to grow our business with care.

Our Paint

Sherwin-Williams invested in enhancing overall consumer confidence and wellbeing with GREENGUARD Certification, the notation used to help consumers identify coatings with low chemical emissions. To-date we have has more than 90 products that meet this environmental standard.

SW Cares

The SW Cares initiative supports our global strategy for environmental, health, safety (EHS) and regulatory affairs (RA) that sets specific company-wide goals to improve incident frequency, incident severity, compliance and sustainability across all areas of our business.

Color a Brighter Tomorrow

In celebration of our milestone 150th anniversary, the Trustees of the Sherwin-Williams Foundation established a $150,000 pool of funds to distribute to deserving nonprofits nominated by our local teams.

National Painting Week

Every year during National Painting Week, Sherwin-Williams employees dedicate their time, effort and our products to upgrade nonprofits, churches, schools and other pillars of communities

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