Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
paints and coatings
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$144,972,643
Number of Records: 
130
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Sherwin-Williams$81,765,32946
Akzo Nobel$48,818,62952
Ferro Corp.$8,934,72816
Thomas Industrial Coatings$2,411,0006
C.A.I. Inc.$1,519,7504
New Nautical Coatings, Inc.$1,235,3151
Heresite Protective Coatings$197,3171
Gardner-Gibson$65,5753
Axalta Coating Systems$25,0001


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Sherwin-Williams Co. Sherwin-Williams benefit plan administrator violation 2013 EBSA $80,000,000
Akzo Nobel Chemicals International B.V. Akzo Nobel price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2006 DOJ_ANTITRUST $32,000,000
Akzo Nobel Chemicals BV Akzo Nobel price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2001 DOJ_ANTITRUST $12,000,000
Ferro Corp. Ferro Corp. benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $4,000,000
FERRO CORP, KEIL CHEMICAL Ferro Corp. environmental violation 2002 EPA $3,514,150
Akzo Nobel N.V. Akzo Nobel Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2007 SEC $2,981,513
C.A.I. Inc. C.A.I. Inc. environmental violation 2011 EPA $1,400,000
New Nautical Coatings, Inc. New Nautical Coatings, Inc. environmental violation 2014 EPA $1,235,315
Thomas Industrial Coatings Thomas Industrial Coatings workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $1,200,000
Ferro Corporation Ferro Corp. environmental violation 2002 EPA $1,050,000
THOMAS INDUSTRIAL COATINGS, INC. Thomas Industrial Coatings workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $800,000
Akzo Nobel Paints, LLC Akzo Nobel wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $675,392
Sherwin Williams Company Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2011 EPA $570,000
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, CO Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $570,000
THOMAS INDUSTRIAL COATINGS, INC. Thomas Industrial Coatings workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $344,000
HERESITE PROTECTIVE COATINGS, INC. Heresite Protective Coatings environmental violation 2011 EPA $197,317
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY 260050004700016 Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2000 EPA $176,500
Ferro Corporation Ferro Corp. environmental violation 2012 EPA $171,078
AKZO NOBEL SURFACE CHEMISTRY LLC Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2017 EPA $166,250
SHERWIN WILLIAMS ENNIS PLANT Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2018 EPA $120,563
CAI INC C.A.I. Inc. environmental violation 2011 EPA $103,750
AKZO-NOBEL NON STICK COATINGS Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2001 EPA $99,187
QUEST SPECIALTY COATINGS, LLC Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $80,000
Sherwin Williams Co. (Holland, MI) Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2013 EPA $62,450
THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2012 EPA $62,400
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $56,560
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $56,560
THOMAS INDUSTRIAL COATINGS, INC. Thomas Industrial Coatings workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $56,000
Ferro Corporation Ferro Corp. labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $55,000
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2007 EPA $49,500
Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $48,783
SHERWIN WILLIAMS COMPANY Sherwin-Williams aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $47,250
SHERWIN WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams aviation safety violation 2016 FAA $44,000
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CORPORATION Sherwin-Williams aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $44,000
VALSPAR CORPORATION Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2015 EPA $40,000
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2002 EPA $40,000
Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc. Huron OH Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2016 EPA $37,212
The SherwinWilliams Company Sherwin-Williams motor vehicle safety violation 2019 FMCSA $35,250
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $35,200
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $35,200
GARDNER GIBSON, INC. (SB) Gardner-Gibson environmental violation 2011 EPA $35,075
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $35,000
Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemicals, LLC Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2013 EPA $35,000
AKZO NOBEL SURFACE CHEMISTRY, LLC Akzo Nobel workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $34,300
Valspar Corporation Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2007 EPA $32,400
The Sherwin-Willilams Company. Sherwin-Williams wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $31,820
THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY - BALTIMORE Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2012 EPA $30,000
AKZO NOBEL PULP AND PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS, INC Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2002 EPA $27,650
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2011 EPA $27,440
Dupont Powder Coatings, Inc. Axalta Coating Systems labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $25,000
NUBIOLA, LLC Ferro Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $25,000
AKZO NOBEL SURFACE CHEMISTRY LLC Akzo Nobel workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $25,000
GARDNER-GIBSON, INC. Gardner-Gibson environmental violation 2014 EPA $25,000
ENGINEERED POLYMER SOLUTIONS Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2006 EPA $25,000
Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2008 EPA $23,800
FERRO ELECTRONIC MATERIAL SYSTEMS Ferro Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $23,600
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS INC Akzo Nobel wage and hour violation 2001 KY-DWS $23,026
SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT STORE, #5427 Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $22,500
Akzo Nobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals Inc. Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $20,250
SHERWIN WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $20,000
AKZO COATINGS INC Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2006 EPA $20,000
AKZO NOBEL FUNCTIONAL CHEMICALS Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $20,000
AKZO NOBEL FUNCTIONAL CHEMICALS Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2003 EPA $20,000
FERRO CORP - DELAWARE RIVER PLANT 340150036400095 Ferro Corp. environmental violation 2006 EPA $19,800
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO. Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $19,496
QUEST SPECIALTY COATINGS, LLC Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $19,350
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS INC Akzo Nobel aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $19,000
FERRO ELECTRONIC MATERIALS Ferro Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $18,450
AKZO NOBEL FUNCTIONAL CHEMICALS LLC Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2010 EPA $18,200
FERRO CORP - DELAWARE RIVER PLANT 340150036400076 Ferro Corp. environmental violation 2002 EPA $17,000
AKZO NOBEL RESINS Akzo Nobel labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $16,250
AKZO-NOBEL Akzo Nobel labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $15,779
AKZO Nobel Chemicals, Inc. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2004 EPA $15,090
Sherwin-Williams Company Sherwin-Williams railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $15,000
SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINT COMPANY Sherwin-Williams aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $15,000
Sherwin Williams Auto Finishes: 6131570 Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2015 EPA $15,000
Sherwin Williams Auto Finishes: 7349535 Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2016 EPA $15,000
Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2005 EPA $14,587
VALSPAR CORPORATION Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2004 EPA $14,553
Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $14,000
Engineered Polymer Solutions d/b/a Valspar Coating Sherwin-Williams environmental violation 2005 EPA $13,090
THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,675
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $12,471
AKZO NOBEL POLYMER CHEMICALS LLC Akzo Nobel motor vehicle safety violation 2006 FMCSA $12,350
Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc. Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $12,000
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $12,000
AKZO CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $11,500
AKZO NOBEL POLYMER CHEMICALS LLC Akzo Nobel workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $11,000
AKZO NOBEL PAINTS LLC Akzo Nobel benefit plan administrator violation 2015 EBSA $10,001
C.A.I., INC. C.A.I. Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $10,000
THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $9,700
AKZO NOBEL Akzo Nobel workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $9,528
THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $9,506
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS INC. Akzo Nobel workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $9,300
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. Akzo Nobel workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $9,300
SHERWIN WILLIAMS COMPANY Sherwin-Williams workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $9,000
AKZO NOBEL COATINGS, INC. Akzo Nobel environmental violation 2005 EPA $8,011
Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $8,000
Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $8,000
FERRO CORP - DELAWARE RIVER PLANT 340150036400091 Ferro Corp. environmental violation 2006 EPA $8,000
Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals LLC Akzo Nobel railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $8,000
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