Sherwin-Williams to spend $2.34B on paint maker - Article Photos 1/1

FILE -In this Monday June 28, 2004, file photo, a customer looks over color chips at a Sherwin Williams store in Columbus, Ohio. Sherwin-Williams is buying the privately held Mexican paint company Consorcio Comex in an all-cash deal valued at about $2.34 billion. Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., sells paints and coatings under several brands in the United States and Canada, and it sells architectural and industrial coatings in Mexico. It has company-operated stores and also works with independent paint dealers. The company is based in Mexico City and (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)