CLEVELAND – Sherwin-Williams, through its Product Finishes Division, announced five winning business partners of its seventh annual ProVisions™ Vendor Awards at an appreciation program at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando on January 26.

The ProVisions Program augments Sherwin-Williams industry-leading wood and general industrial market coatings and programs by offering OEMs and job shops more than 10,000 brand-name finishing process items such as test, safety and spray equipment, tools, and abrasives.

Two partners, Filtration Group - Finishing and Mirka USA, earned the top honor of Vendor of the Year. Filtration Group - Finishing is a provider of consistent and seamless filtration solutions. Filtration Group develops programs for Sherwin-Williams that help customers with a wide range of filtration needs, including filter spray booth programs and spray booth floor protection. Mirka USA is a leading provider of coated, non-woven and specialty abrasives. Mirka USA provides marketing and field sales support to Sherwin-Williams as well as the right abrasive solutions to customers.

The Field Sales Support Award went to Hi-Lite Solutions. Hi-Lite, an eco-friendly cleaning product manufacturer, introduced a new cleaning product, AEROGREEN 4175, to support the Sherwin-Williams® Ultra-Cure® line of UV cure products in 2015.

Engineered Products and Services Inc. (EPSI) took home the Marketing Excellence Award. EPSI offers a core masking solution program that includes training, sales tools and sales call support.

Winner of the Facility Support Award was Burns Industrial Equipment, which delivers a broad product offering and custom recommendations to cover specific needs of product finishing facilities.

“These key partners, along with the many others that comprise our ProVisions program, are focused on helping our customers develop innovative solutions that ultimately help grow their businesses and their bottom lines,” said Laura Kelleher, Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes Division, Vice President - Marketing, North America. “Through a team effort, the ProVisions program continues to grow and add value to Sherwin-Williams customers.”