Sherwin-Williams to Host Conference Call on December 12, 2014 to Discuss HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams Brand Paint Program at Lowe’s

CLEVELAND, OHIO, December 10, 2014 - The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EST on Friday, December 12, 2014 to discuss the recently announced HGTV HOME™ by Sherwin-Williams paint program, which will be available at Lowe’s stores and Lowes.com beginning March 2015.  The Company will also issue a press release prior to the opening of the market on December 12, 2014, updating 2014 full year guidance for sales and diluted net income per common share and providing preliminary expectations for 2015 sales and earnings per share.

The conference call will be webcast simultaneously in the listen only mode by Vcall. To listen to the webcast on the Sherwin-Williams website, www.sherwin.com, click on About Us, choose Investor Relations, then select Press Releases and click on the webcast icon following the reference to the December 12th release. The webcast will also be available at Vcall's Investor Calendar website, www.investorcalendar.com. An archived replay of the live webcast will be available at www.sherwin.com beginning approximately two hours after the call ends and will be available until Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

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