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March 13, 2014

The Valspar Corporation is kicking off the inaugural Valspar Championship -- taking place March 13 to 16 -- with a Habitat for Humanity community build in the Tampa area.

Valspar, together with Habitat, PGA TOUR Wives Association, PGA TOUR players and Habitat families will participate in the build, which will take place in a Pinellas County community made exclusively of Habitat for Humanity homes.

August 13, 2013

Amid strong performance in the U.S. and challenges on the demand side of the general industrial market, The Valspar Corporation reported third quarter growth of 1% in net sales and 5.5% in net income.

Net sales for the company came in at $1.1 billion for the third quarter. Meanwhile, Paints sales increased 3% to $455 million, while Coatings experienced a 1% bump in sales to $573 million.

Adjusted net income came in at $96 million, compared to year-ago figures of $91 million.

April 5, 2013

The effort brings a line of Valspar Pro and dedicated in-store service to more than 1,700 Lowe’s retail locations, according to the manufacturer's announcement.

Minneapolis-based The Valspar Corp. says it expanded its retail paint program with Lowe's, tailoring it to the needs of the professional painter.

The effort brings a line of Valspar Pro and dedicated in-store service to more than 1,700 Lowe’s retail locations, according to the manufacturer's announcement. 

March 5, 2013

Minneapolis-based The Valspar Corp. announced Monday that former Best Buy executive James Muehlbauer has been named executive VP, chief financial and administrative officer.

Minneapolis-based The Valspar Corp. announced Monday that former Best Buy executive James Muehlbauer has been named executive VP, chief financial and administrative officer.

He will replace Lori Walker, who will retire in April.

December 22, 2011

The Valspar Corp. has announced the opening of a new research and development center in Shunde, China. The Valspar Applied Science and Technology Center will employ more than 200 scientists to support the continued growth of Valspar in Asia Pacific and Valspar’s research and development on a global basis.