17. True Value Company




President/CEO: John R. Hartmann

Coatings Sales: Approx. $100 million

True Value LLC manufactures paint brands for its True Value Retailers and third-party customers. The EasyCare brand of interior and exterior paint is manufactured in Cary, Illinois, and distributed globally to retail hardware stores.

True Value LLC, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world’s largest hardware wholesale distributors. True Value LLC includes approximately 4,500 independent retailer locations worldwide operating under the store identities of True Value, Grand Rental Station, Taylor Rental, Home & Garden Showplace and Induserve Supply.

Source: True Value Corporate Communication Department, press releases

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