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  • 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 @

    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.

  • Valspar Paint teams with The Onion for videos that use comedy over color for #color assistance.

    Valspar teams with The Onion for videos that favor comedy over colors

    Gail has a problem. She wanted to "liven up" her living room with a new paint color, but after wading through all the options-"Nordic Forest, Golden Mist, Tangy Dill," she says, barely moving her mouth-she became despondent, and has now succumbed to a rare form of color paralysis known as Boringus Beige-itis.

  • Helping put the Ultra-Durable in the Haulmark VG-Series Cargo Trailer.

    Haulmark Unveils Ultra-Durable VG-Series Cargo Trailer

    Haulmark, a leading brand of lifestyle, performance-grade cargo trailers, today unveiled its new VG-Series, an ultra-durable trailer with three times the life-expectancy of similar models. Constructed with state-of-the-art technology adapted from the automotive industry, the trailers are lighter, stronger and more corrosion resistant than ever before.

  • Congrats to us being in the top 52 businesses… the best of the Bold North! Check us out!

    Bold North WCCO Good Neighbor Business of the Week

    Congratulations to This Week's Good Neighbor Business of the Week! WCCO in partnership with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee will put the Bold North on the map through the WCCO Good Neighbor Business of the Week, celebrating Super Bowl 52 by featuring and telling the story of the top 52 businesses...the best of the Bold North!

  • Did you know that every Universal Trailer frame (chassis, walls, and roof) is dipped in ArmorTech™, an advanced Valspar protective coating?

    Valspar Company

    Universal Trailer unveils it's $25 million-plus cargo trailer, technology-advanced, industry-revolutionizing manufacturing plant in Bristol, Ind. Did you know that every trailer frame (chassis,...

  • How our House of Kolor brand became nationally recognized as the high-caliber paint product line for vehicle customization. Let your own imagination run wild.

    Different Types of Paint and How They Should be Used

    As House of Kolor legend has it, Jon Kosmoski rebuilt a 1940 Chevy coupe and took it to the self-proclaimed "best paint shop in town." When the car was done-with a less than satisfactory finish- Kosmoski knew it could be done better. What Kosmoski sought for was something that was not on the market.

  • Valspar’s Packaging Business, in partnership with strategic communications firm Burson-Marsteller, was recognized recently for “Best Business-to-Business” public relations campaign in two separate awards programs.

    Valspar Packaging Valspar Packaging Wins 2017 Public Relations Awards

    "We're thrilled to receive these awards on behalf of everyone involved on the Valspar team and our partners at Burson-Marsteller," Mark Hesseling said. "While these awards highlight the efforts to turn historically harsh critics into strong allies in government, consumer groups and non-governmental organizations, the work to get us to this point began with the development team and involved numerous groups and individuals along the way.

  • #TBT to the war years, 1945.

    #TBT with this Popular Science Magazine Ad from 1945.

    An "ocean of Valspar" would hardly exaggerate the amounts used these war years! Millions of gallons of Valspar paints, varnishes and enamels...

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