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2016 Competitive Intelligence: Sherwin Williams in the Global Paint and Coatings Sector

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This strategic assessment of Sherwin-Williams, one of the world's leading paints and coatings companies, provides significant competitor information, analysis, and insight critical to the development and implementation of effective marketing and R&D programs. The new report from VPGMarketResearch.com presents a comprehensive analysis of the company's performance, capabilities, goals and strategies in the global paints and coatings market.

SECTION I: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

- A 3-5 page synopsis of key sections.

SECTION II: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

- History of the company’s paint and coatings business evolution, which is importantto understanding the corporate culture, management mentality and strategies. - Recent acquisitions, divestitures and major organizational changes. - Current organizational structure.

SECTION III: SENIOR MANAGEMENT

- Names, titles and background of key executives.

SECTION IV: FACILITIES AND EMPLOYEES

- Administrative, manufacturing and R&D facilities in the U.S. and abroad. - Manufacturing practices. - New plants under construction. - The U.S. and international work force size and distribution.

SECTION V: TECHNOLOGICAL KNOW-HOW

- Internally developed and acquired paint and coatings and related capabilities. - Proprietary technologies and patent litigation.

SECTION VI: PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

- Review of major product lines. - Applications, advantages and weaknesses of leading products.

SECTION VII: MARKETING TACTICS

- Promotional tactics. - Distribution approaches. - Product service and support. - Customer relations.

SECTION VIII: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

- Estimated sales by division, geographic region and product line. . - Five-year sales and operating profit performance.

SECTION IX: R&D EXPENDITURES AND MAJOR PROGRAMS

- Estimated R&D budget. - Research facilities and staff. - New technologies, products and applications in development.

SECTION X: COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS

- Joint ventures, distribution, O.E.M. and licensing partners, both industrial and academic. - Terms of collaborative agreements and specific products involved.

SECTION XI: STRATEGIC DIRECTION

- Specific business, new product development and marketing strategies. - Strengths and weaknesses, e.g., managerial, organizational, marketing and productdevelopment. - Anticipated acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures.

Contains 37 pages and 5 tables

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