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

Jim Jaye, Senior Vice President - Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Sherwin-Williams Direct: 216.515.8682, james.r.jaye@sherwin.com

Media Contact

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