Sherwin-Williams completes acquisition Leighs Paints in UK

Sherwin-Williams completes acquisition of Leighs Paints in UK

3:27 PM, 8th July 2011
Sherwin-Williams completes acquisition of Leighs Paints in UK
Chris Connor, Chairman and CEO, Sherwin-Williams.

CLEVELAND, US: The Sherwin-Williams Company has completed the acquisition of Leighs Paints. With this acquisition, Sherwin-Williams will strengthen their growing global platform. Adding the Leighs Paints FIRETEX brand, to their Protective and Marine Coatings Division will provide Sherwin-Williams a new opportunity to better serve global customers with the latest technology.

“We are very pleased to bring Leighs Paints, a well-respected company and their employees into the Sherwin-Williams family. Combined we have nearly three centuries of experience in coatings innovation. This is another positive step in our strategy of steady growth and expansion through quality products and people who provide excellent customer service,” said Chris Connor, Chairman and CEO, Sherwin-Williams.

“This outstanding company has been a part of my family for the past 151 years. I am confident this decision will be of great benefit to both companies and our customers well into the future,” said Brian Leigh-Bramwell, Chairman, Leighs Paints.

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