Sherwin-Williams to expand architectural coatings facilities

Sherwin-Williams has announced facility upgrades that are intended to significantly expand the annual manufacturing capacity for the company’s architectural paint and coatings products.

A construction drawing as a symbolic image.
The planned link to the existing production building will also optimise production processes and internal logistics. Image source: Amigos3D - Pixabay (symbol image).

The Sherwin-Williams Company has held a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the start of construction of an extension of its existing manufacturing facility in in Statesville, North Carolina, as well as a new distribution and fleet transportation center. The company plans to invest a minimum of EUR 300 million in the project and add more than 180 full-time jobs at the site over the next three years, which would essentially double the existing workforce.

Project to be complete by the end of 2024

State, county and local public officials, Sherwin-Williams employees, as well as project contractors and partners attended the ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the beginning of the project, which is expected to be complete by the end of 2024.

“Today marks an important milestone for Sherwin-Williams in continuing to serve our customers and investing in our employees,” said John G. Morikis, Sherwin-Williams Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This project will support our growth for years to come. We are proud to be a part of the community here and grateful for the partnership we have with the local and state officials.”

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