Sherwin-Williams Reportedly Staying in Northeast Ohio

Courtesy Sherwin-Williams

(CLEVELAND) The paint giant looking at seven sites in Northeast Ohio for its new global headquarters and research center, six in the city of Cleveland and one in the suburbs, according to

"Sherwin-Williams is really dug in to finding a competitive site in Cleveland," says Joe Roman of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, "but I don't think we should be celebrating until we actually make sure the deal is done."

Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams founded the company in 1866, a fixture in Cleveland for 153 years.

"Public and corporate leaders have pledged to work with the company," says Ed Coury of Bloomberg News. The Fortune 500 company pays $15-million in yearly taxes to the city with employee payroll in the county at $500-million for nearly 5000 workers.

A new facility would open in 2023.

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