Nexeo Solutions wins Sherwin-Williams' Partner of the Year Award

Nexeo Solutions' focus on Paints and Coatings gets recognized at Sherwin-Williams' Annual Conference with a Partner of the Year award

Feb 21, 2013, 05:14 ET from Nexeo Solutions

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, a global leader in chemical distribution, has been recognized as Sherwin-Williams' Product Finishes Group Partner of The Year during the Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes Group Annual Conference earlier this month.


Jeffrey East, Corporate Account Executive at Nexeo Solutions accepted the award on behalf of the company's Paints, Inks, Coatings and Adhesives (PICA) business during the Sherwin-Williams conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

"We were honored to be recognized by Sherwin-Williams as a partner who has helped them make strides within the industry," East said. "We've built the program from the ground up into one that has helped this division become highly cost-efficient."

The program was designed and implemented three years ago to foster collaboration between corporate pricing and Sherwin-Williams' 78 product finishes plants across North America.  East and his team implemented a customized consolidation program, helping streamline Sherwin-Williams' product finishes division into a successful part of the company.

"This award illustrates our commitment to innovation and expertise in the PICA market," said Hank Harrell, Senior Vice President of Chemicals, Nexeo Solutions.  "It's exciting to see that this collaborative effort has really taken off and made an impact on the business as a whole."

About Nexeo Solutions

Nexeo Solutions is the largest global chemical distributor with a centralized business model. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge and dedicated technical expertise. As a private company employing more than 2300 employees with operations across North America, Europe and Asia, Nexeo Solutions is a leading distributor of chemicals, plastics, composites and environmental services.  Learn more at

About Sherwin-Williams

Through its more than 3,500 stores and 1,700 sales representatives, Sherwin-Williams provides fast, flexible, responsive service and personalized, expert advice to meet the coating and color needs of builders, designers, specifiers, property managers and contractors. As North America's largest single-source supplier of high-quality paints, stains, masonry coatings and brand-name wall and floor coverings, Sherwin-Williams is proud to have earned the EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. Visit

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