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The Valspar Corporation (VAL)

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The Valspar Corporation
901 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Phone: 612-851-7000
Fax: 612-851-7408

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Specialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees:10,700

Business Summary 

The Valspar Corporation manufactures and distributes various coatings, paints, and related products worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Coatings and Paints. The Coatings segment offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood, and plastic primarily for original equipment manufacturing customers. Its products include primers, top coats, varnishes, sprays, stains, fillers, and other coatings used in manufacturing industries, such as agricultural and construction equipment, appliances, building products, furniture, metal fabrication, metal packaging, and transportation. This segment also provides color design and technical services. The Paints segment sells paints, primers, topcoats, aerosol spray paints, and automotive refinish paints, as well as crowns for glass bottles, and plastic packaging and bottle closures primarily through retailers, distribution networks, and company-owned stores. The company also manufactures and sells specialty polymers and colorants, as well as sells furniture protection plans, and furniture care and repair products under the Guardsman brand. The company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Corporate Governance 
The Valspar Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Gary E. Hendrickson , 58
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of Exec. Committee
Mr. James L. Muehlbauer , 53
Chief Financial & Admin. Officer and Exec. VP
Dr. Cynthia A. Arnold Ph.D., 57
Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Rolf Engh , 61
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Anthony L. Blaine , 47
Sr. VP of HR
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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