Watson Paint & Glass Co. began manufacturing and distributing consumer paints and later added wholesale glass distribution.
Watson Standard was formed through the acquisition of Standard Plate Glass Company, adding to its existing glass distribution business.
- 2001 – Acquired Akzo Nobel North American Packaging Business.
- 2002 – Acquired BASF Metal Decorating Business.
- 2004 – Acquired European Partner’s interest in joint ventures.
- 2012 – Acquired Delta Coatings Corporation, enabling Watson Standard to re-enter the general industrial coatings marketplace.