Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is the industry leader in providing top quality coatings and related products to paint contractors, manufacturers, industrial users, and the retail trade. Recognized among Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” and rated by Forbes.com as one of “America’s Top 100 Trustworthy Companies”, seven core values drive Sherwin-Williams culture and our company. These values: Integrity, People, Service, Quality, Performance, Innovation, and Growth, are reflected in our people, our products and our business practices and relationships. Sherwin-Williams reports that over 90% of placement into managerial and professional positions comes from within the Company. We provide the necessary training and tools to assist employees with taking an active role in defining their career path. This Fortune 400 Company operates over 3,300 company-owned stores and wrapped up 2009 with sales of nearly $8 billion.