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www.sherwin.com
Cleveland, OH
10000+ employees
1866
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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Working at Valspar

Valspar is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Sherwin-Williams Company. Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and ... Read more

Mission: At Sherwin-Williams, we are proud of the company we keep – our family of dedicated employees. We are committed to providing our people with a friendly, safe and exciting work environment that includes opportunities to learn and grow. It’s part of our culture ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Walled Lake, MI
    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Walled Lake, MI
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    I worked at Valspar full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Every day is a challenge to improve products, people and yourself.

    Cons

    Walled Lake site was shutdown January 2017

    Advice to Management

    Use your team to accelerate improvements and during problem solving activities as they are as close to the end product as it gets and have an enormous amount of insight.

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Valspar Interviews

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    Inside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Valspar (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I went through a temp agency and did not have to do any kind of interviews. I met with the temp agency through Adecco and was giving an interview which allowed me the opportunity.

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Company Updates

  • The Sherwin‐Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) announced on 6/1/2017 it has completed its acquisition of The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL). Under the terms of the merger agreement, Valspar shareholders will receive $113 per share in cash. In connection with completion of the transaction, Valspar common stock ceased trading prior to market opening today and will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange.

    Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Valspar

    Sherwin-Williams and Valspar announced on March 20, 2016, that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sherwin-Williams will acquire Valspar for $113.00 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $11.3 billion, creating a premier global paints and coatings company.

  • Congratulations to our Packaging team for winning the Metpack Innovation Bronze for valPure V70 non-BPA epoxy coating for metal packaging. Learn more @ http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQBV9

    Packaging South Asia

    The winners of the Metpack Innovation Awards 2017 were presented their gold, silver and bronze trophies on the afternoon of 3 May 2017, at the Panorama room at the exhibition. Innovative content, cost savings and improved quality were the criteria against which the international jury from nine nations, chaired by Gernot Geldner, judged each of the 26 individual entries to this year's competition.

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Valspar Awards & Accolades

  • Innovation in Supplier Information Management, Informatica, 2015
  • Excellence in Concrete and Masonry Design and Construction, Minnesota Concrete & Masonry Contractors Association, 2015
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