AIA announces new partnership with Sherwin-Williams

Washington – April 26, 2018 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is entering into a new partnership with Sherwin-Williams this year in an effort to enhance support to AIA components.

“We are excited that Sherwin-Williams and the AIA will be working together in 2018,” said Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP/Chief Executive Officer of the AIA. “Their history in the construction industry and their reputation with architects offer amazing opportunities to help advance good design in the built environment.”

As an Innovation Partner, Sherwin-Williams and the AIA will work to facilitate a greater understanding of architects and their preferences in using paints and coatings to support their designs.

“We highly value the solutions that architects bring to their customers,” said Tom Liebhardt, senior vice president, sales and marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “Our new partnership with AIA signifies Sherwin-Williams continued commitment to the architect community, and support for current and upcoming industry professionals.” Learn more about the AIA Corporate Partnership Program on AIA’s website.

About The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Founded in 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state, and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business. In addition, the Institute engages civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world.

About Sherwin-Williams

For more than 150 years, Sherwin-Williams has been an industry leader in the development of technologically advanced paint and coatings. As the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies, Sherwin-Williams is dedicated to supporting both do-it-yourselfers and painting professionals with exceptional and exclusive products, resources to make confident color selections and expert, personalized service at its more than 4,200 neighborhood stores across North America. For more information, visit Join Sherwin-Williams on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.


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