Founded by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in Cleveland in 1866, the company operates through four segments: Paint Stores Group (known as 'Sherwin-Williams Stores'), Consumer Group, Latin America Coatings Group, and Global Finishes Group.
Americas Group, known as Sherwin-Williams Paints, was the first section of the company to be established, in 1866. These stores market and sell Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paints and coatings, industrial and marine products, and original equipment manufacturer product finishes and similar items. As of January 1, 2011, the Paint Stores Group operated 3,954 individual paint stores. By January 1, 2016, the Paints stores group had expanded to 4,080 stores.
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