9. Kelly-Moore Paint Co., Inc.

San Carlos, CA



President/CEO: Steve DeVoe

2020 Coatings Sales: Approx. $325 million

One of the largest employee-owned paint companies in the United States, Kelly-Moore is known in the industry as the “Painter’s Paint Store.” The company has a reputation in the industry for its high-quality products, fair prices and exceptional customer service. A leader and innovator of waterborne coating technology, Kelly-Moore was the first major paint company to offer recycled/reclaimed paints and zero-VOC waterborne colorants. Kelly-Moore operates over 160 company-owned stores in California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. The company sells through 125 authorized independent paint retailers throughout the western United States.

Notes: In 2019, Kelly-Moore Paints launched DuraPoxy HP, a high-performance acrylic urethane enamel designed for excellent durability, adhesion and block resistance. It is suitable for use in high-performance architectural and light industrial applications. In May 2020, the company launched KellyMooreShop.com, its online retail store.

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