On July 1, 2022, Sherwin-Williams completed the acquisition of Gross & Perthun GmbH. Mannheim-based coatings manufacturer Gross & Perthun was founded in 1918 and develops coatings primarily for the commercial vehicle and transportation industries. Sherwin-Williams was founded in 1866 and is a globally renowned company in the paints and coatings industry, serving customers in more than 120 countries. The product offerings of Sherwin-Williams and Gross & Perthun complement each other very well and together create new growth prospects, providing a more comprehensive portfolio of brands and technologies.
Sherwin-Williams has made the following acquisitions in Germany over the past three years:
- 2019: Dresdner Lackfabrik novatic GmbH & Co. KG, based in Dresden > Sherwin-Williams, Division: General Industria
- 2021: Sika, Industrial Coatings, Headquarters: Vaihingen > Sherwin-Williams, Division: Protective & Marine Coatings
- 2022: Gross & Perthun GmbH & Co. KG, Headquarters: Mannheim > Sherwin-Williams, Division: General Industrial