Research & Development Center
See below for all the latest news about the R&D Center we are building in Brecksville, Ohio.
About the Project
Part of the Building Our Future project, the 600,000 square-foot facility located in Brecksville, Ohio, will bring chemists, engineers, technicians and support teams together into a state-of-the-art hub for innovation and development of the Company’s future products and services. The new R&D Center will support product development, coatings research, color technology and process engineering. The new R&D Center is expected to open by the end of 2024.
New R&D Center at Glance
Global R&D Center Preliminary Development Plan Presentations
On August 5 and August 26, Sherwin-Williams presented to the City of Brecksville our Global Research & Development Center preliminary development plan. A copy of each presentation is available below.
View R&D Model Video August 26 Development Plan Presentation August 5 Development Plan Presentation
Global R&D Center Preliminary Development Plan Presentation
On July 19, Sherwin-Williams submitted a preliminary development plan for its new Global Research & Development Center to be located in Brecksville, Ohio. The preliminary plan will be reviewed by the Planning Commission on Thursday, August 8. Download R&D Center Preliminary Development Plan Presentation
R&D Center and Global Headquarters Fact Sheet
The new facilities provide the best long-term opportunity for Sherwin-Williams to serve customers and attract employees while investing in Northeast Ohio’s future. The new workplace environment will further ignite creativity and industry-leading innovation. Download Building our Future Fact Sheet
Sherwin-Williams Breaks Ground on New Global R&D Center
CLEVELAND, October 22, 2021 – The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is pleased to announce that it held a groundbreaking ceremony today to signal the official start of construction for the Company’s new global Research and Development Center. Download Groundbreaking Announcement
Sherwin-Williams Names Initial Partners for New Global Headquarters and R&D Center Project
CLEVELAND, September 15, 2020 – The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) is pleased to announce the initial partners it has selected to build its new global headquarters in downtown Cleveland and its new R&D center in the Cleveland suburb of Brecksville. The Company previously announced its plans for the project on February 6, 2020. Download more about the initial partners for HQ and R&D Center Projects