15. True Value Company




CEO: Chris Kempa

CFO: Jeff Olson

2020 Coatings Sales: Corporate sales $1.5 billion; Paints/coatings approximately $125 million

True Value LLC is one of the world’s largest hardware wholesale distributors. It includes approximately 4,500 independent retailer locations worldwide operating under the True Value, Grand Rental Station, Taylor Rental, Home & Garden Showplace and Induserve Supply stores. True Value LLC manufactures paint brands for True Value retailers and third-party customers. Its EasyCare brand of interior and exterior paint is manufactured in Cary, Illinois, and distributed globally to retail hardware stores.

Source: True Value Corporate Communication Department, press releases