Sherwin-Williams to Announce Year-End 2015 Financial Results on January 28, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – January 4, 2016 – The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) will issue a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015 prior to the opening of the market on Thursday, January 28, 2016.  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 January 28th release.

The Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter, and full year 2015, and its outlook for the first quarter and full year 2016, at 11:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Participating in the call will be Sherwin-Williams’ President and Chief Executive Officer, John Morikis, along with other senior executives.

The conference call will be webcast simultaneously in the listen only mode by Issuer Direct.  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 January 28th release.  The webcast will also be available at Issuer Direct’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, February 17, 2016 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