Sherwin-Williams to Present at Baird’s 2012 Industrial Conference

CLEVELAND, Ohio – October 31, 2012 – The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:  SHW) is scheduled to make a presentation at Baird’s 2012 Industrial Conference on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois.  Mr. Christopher M. Connor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to begin his presentation at 4:35 p.m. Eastern Time.

The audio portion, with slides, of the conference presentation by Sherwin-Williams will be webcast simultaneously.  To access the webcast link to the live presentation on November 6th,  go to the Sherwin-Williams website, www.sherwin.com, click on About Us, choose Investor Relations then select Press Releases.  Click on the webcast link following the reference to the October 31st  release.

For those who cannot listen to Sherwin-Williams’ live webcast, an archived replay will be available at www.sherwin.com beginning shortly after the live presentation.  The archived replay will be available until Friday, December 7th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Investor Relations Contact

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

Media Contact

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