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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.

Our Recent Awards

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



Sherwin-Williams provides a wide range of competitive benefits for the diverse needs of our 60,000 employees throughout the world. Sherwin-Williams cares about all aspects of well-being including the social, emotional, physical and financial well-being of all our employees and their families.

Through our robust Total Rewards package, we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and other programs to support your growth, both personally and professionally, as a Sherwin-Williams employee. Depending upon your location, your Total Rewards package offerings may differ.

U.S. Candidates

Visit www.myswbenefits.com and click on “Candidates” to view benefit offerings that you may be eligible for if you’re hired as a Sherwin-Williams employee.

Canada Candidates

Visit www.benefitscentre.ca/sherwin, choose your preferred language, click on the “Resource Centre” tab and then click “Benefits 101” to view benefit offerings that you may be eligible for if you’re hired as a Sherwin-Williams employee.

Candidates in other countries

Contact your local HR representative to discuss benefit offerings that you may be eligible for.


Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

Building on the Good

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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 2021 Sustainability Report. 


Our Approach

The Sherwin-Williams Company culture is built on trust, respect, execution and inclusion, which guide our commitment to take care of our customers, respect our employees and the environment, create value for our shareholders and support the communities in which we live and work.

Sustainability is rooted in our values and our way of doing business. We embrace an enterprise-wide approach, integrating sustainability into our worldwide business operations and embedding it in our product innovation and product delivery processes.

We have the commitment, strategy, goals and programs in place to drive progress in our top-tier focus areas of: Climate and Carbon, Product Stewardship, Life Cycle Assessment, Occupational Health and Safety, and Talent Acquisition and Employee Engagement.