The Sherwin-Williams Company, one of the world’s three largest paint companies with more than 30,000 employees across 3000 worldwide locations, has opened its fifth plant in China, a new 215,278 sq. ft. plant in Zhaoqing, Guangdong, as well as a new blending facility in Langfang in north China.

“The Zhaoqing plant expands our ability to serve the growing furniture industry in South China and the Pearl River Delta,” said Andy Maguire, vice president and general manager of Sherwin-Williams Chemical Coatings Asia Pacific, “allowing our sales network to cover most large and medium-sized cities in China.”

Sherwin-Williams set up its first office in China in 2000 and in 2002 built its first coatings factory in Jiading, Shanghai, in east China. Later, it created distribution facilities in Dongguan and Langfang. The company now coatings factories and blending facilities in China, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Singapore, and research and development centers in China, Vietnam and Malaysia.

“We are expanding globally to better serve OEMs and finishers who require quality coating systems that meet strict standards,” Maguire said. As the largest and most trusted
manufacturer of paints and coatings in North America, Sherwin-Williams is a reputable and reliable supplier of quality, lead-free coatings systems.

Through its Chemical Coatings Division, Sherwin-Williams serves OEMs and finishers in the Asia Pacific region in industries such as residential and office furniture, electronics, heavy equipment, kitchen cabinets, wood and composite and metal building products, with the same quality products and service it is known for in the U.S.

The Sherwin-Williams Chemical Coatings Division, with more than 140 years of experience in products finishing technology, serves the products finishing market through a North American network of company-owned locations and with expanding global reach.

Sherwin-Williams is committed to being a recognized leader in the development of sustainable processes, products and activities that preserve natural resources and contribute to social improvement. The company’s GreenSure designation is used to help customers identify products that meet our highest green coating standards and offer maximum performance and long-term durability.

Sherwin-Williams broad line of low-VOC coatings, full range of technical support and just-in-time distribution capabilities allows product finishers to specify quality coatings that provide innovative solutions with the assurance of regulatory compliance. For a better finish, visit Sherwin-Williams on the Internet at oem.sherwin-williams.com

Source: Sherwin-Williams

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