Sherwin-Williams Revises Record Date for Dividend

CLEVELAND – February 15, 2012 –The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) announced that the record date for today’s dividend announcement has been revised to February 27, 2012.

Investor Relations Contact

Bob Wells, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Sherwin-Williams Direct: 216.566.2244, rjwells@sherwin.com

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Mike Conway, Director, Corporate Communications, Sherwin-Williams Direct: 216.515.4393 Pager: 216.422.3751, mike.conway@sherwin.com