YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1925
REVENUE: $600 million
Architectural coatings; Industrial coatings
Ken Altergott, president & CEO; Robert Hill, EVP and CFO; Nicholas J. Hess, SVP, operations; Monte Lewis, VP, sales.
Dunn-Edwards Paints is one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of premium architectural, industrial and high performance paints and paint supplies in the U.S. It operates more than 130 company stores in California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas, and more than 80 authorized dealers throughout the West. Dunn-Edwards is dedicated to preserving and protecting the environment, and produces its coatings in a LEED Gold-certified manufacturing plant. Based in Southern California, the 92-year old company has approximately 1,700 employees. Dunn-Edwards is a wholly owned subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd. The company recently launched Aristoshield, a line of ultra-premium, water-based urethane alkyd paint that offers the look and durability of an oil-based enamel. These new interior/exterior paints are ideal for use on high-end residential, commercial and industrial projects, where superior performance and durability are required.