PRO+ductive Solutions for Your Company

These days, painting company owners need all the help they can get to improve their business efficiency and jobsite performance. To help meet this goal, Sherwin-Williams has launched PRO+ductive Solutions as part of its PRO+ program.

These PRO+ductive Solutions are designed to help contractors save time, complete jobs quickly, and save money to generate more profit. Sherwin-Williams will continue to add products, tools and services to help paint pros be more productive every day. Here’s a look at what can help right now:

Free jobsite delivery service

Save wait time, drive time and mileage with the free and convenient jobsite delivery service offered by Sherwin-Williams.

Data shows that professional painting contractors who used the company’s free delivery service frequently in 2021 on average spent 10 more days painting instead of driving. This number is based on customers with approximately three deliveries per week in a year, based on an eight-hour working day.

Bottom line: More time in your day equals more money in your pocket.

Time- and labor-saving tools and products

  • The Werner® LeanSafe X3 ladder is one ladder that does the work of three, changing seamlessly between step, straight and leaning ladders.
  • The Purdy® 14-inch Roller System can help you increase your painting productivity by 55 percent, compared to the completion time using the same Purdy 9-inch roller and frame.
  • The 3M™ M3000 Hand-Masker™ turns the two-step masking process into one, for up to five times faster masking than traditional paper or poly methods.
  • Want a luxe finish with fewer coats? Emerald® Urethane Trim Enamel allows you to turn jobs faster with up to four times faster dry-to-recoat time.

Dry-to-recoat time is defined as the time it takes for a coating to dry prior to applying an additional coat of product. Emerald® Urethane Trim Enamel dry to recoat time of 4 hours based upon actual testing conducted by or on behalf of The Sherwin-Williams Company. Select competitor dry to recoat times based on product information found in publicly available Product Data Sheets (PDSs) for similar Alkyd Urethane Enamel products with stated, average dry to recoat times between 4-16 hours (sheen dependent).

This article was published in the Spring 2023 issue of PPC magazine. ©2023 Randall Reilly. Get more information about products that will help you increase your productivity and efficiency in the PPC magazine archive.