Sherwin-Williams to Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on April 16, 2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio – March 18, 2015 – The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) will issue a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 prior to the opening of the market on Thursday, April 16, 2015.  At that time, a copy of the press release and information regarding Sherwin-Williams’ financial condition, operating segment results and other information will be available by clicking on this link http://investors.sherwin-williams.com/press/index.jsp, then clicking on the reference to the April 16th release.

The Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its financial results for the first quarter, and its outlook for the second quarter and full year 2015, at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 16, 2015.  Participating in the call will be Sherwin-Williams’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chris Connor, along with other senior executives.

The conference call will be webcast simultaneously in the listen only mode by Vcall.  To listen to the webcast on the Sherwin-Williams website, click on http://investors.sherwin-williams.com/press/index.jsp, then click on the webcast icon following the reference to the April 16th release.  The webcast will also be available at Vcall’s Investor Calendar website, www.investorcalendar.com.  An archived replay of the webcast will be available at this link http://investors.sherwin-williams.com/press/index.jsp beginning approximately two hours after the call ends and will be available until Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

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