Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Strengthens Asian, Mideast, and African Distribution Network

Andover, Kan., USA – Sherwin-Williams Aerospace has further expanded its global presence with increased distribution support in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

McGean-Rochco Singapore PTE Ltd. brings ten new Asian and Pacific Rim agents to Sherwin-Williams Aerospace’s distribution network, offering coverage and support in Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines and Thailand.

Sherwin-Williams’ European distributor, Paint Services Group, based in Surrey, England, is now offering distribution services in the Middle East and Africa – two new, active global markets for the aerospace market segment.

“Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings continues to expand the global presence of its quality aircraft finishing products and knowledgeable service partners,” notes J. Marc Taylor, director of sales for Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings.

“Our authorized distributors are a natural fit to our business and help support our growth in the global commercial aviation market. Our reach now spans the continents,” Taylor adds.

Established Sherwin-Williams Aerospace distributors can be found in Australia, Brazil, China Europe, Canada and Mexico, creating a significant international presence for Sherwin-Williams in the aerospace industry. Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings also boasts an impressive U.S. distribution network with nine authorized distributors and 17 locations nationwide.

The company offers complete coating systems for the general aviation, military and commercial airline markets. In 2008 and 2009, Sherwin-Williams Aerospace received certification for the SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3095 (AMS 3095) for Airline Exterior Systems, positioning its products for further use in the commercial aviation marketplace.

Presently, Sherwin-Williams has four complete paint systems – including pretreatment, corrosion protective primer and topcoat - approved to the AMS 3095 certification. Two of the corrosion protective primers, CM04819618 Chrome Hazard Free Epoxy Primer/Surfacer and CM0486707 Chrome Hazard Free Urethane Primer are free of lead and chromate hazards. All four systems are finished with Jet Glo Express™ Polyurethane topcoat for global aftermarket use as complete painting systems for commercial airline fleets.

Through this certification, Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings is now one of the first major aviation industry paint and coatings suppliers to have systems free of lead and chromate hazards achieve AMS certification.

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings distributors offer Sherwin-Williams' entire range of aerospace products – Jet Glo®, Acry Glo®, Jet Glo Express™ and Jet Flex™, a complete line of conventional and high-solids chrome and lead hazard-free primers for any aviation application, and its latest product introduction, Fill Bond™ aerospace putty. Its distributors also provide such value added services as custom-tint orders and just-in-time inventory for time-critical applications.

For more information on Sherwin-Williams Aerospace high-performance general aviation, military and commercial aircraft coatings, please call 1-888-888-5593 or visit

The Sherwin-Williams Company, founded in 1866, is one of the world's leading companies in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers. Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings is a business unit of Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Sherwin-Williams Company. Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings manufactures and distributes a complete line of advanced technology paint and coating systems for a variety of commercial, general and military aircraft.