Valspar Receives “Supplier Excellence Award for Best Quality” from Rexam

The Valspar Corporation has been honored with a "Supplier Excellence Award for Best Quality" by Rexam Beverage Can North America, a leading global manufacturer of beverage cans. Valspar provides Rexam with a complete line of basecoats, overvarnishes and inside sprays for beverage can bodies, as well as beverage end interiors and exteriors and tab stock coatings.

In presenting the award, Rexam recognized Valspar for "providing superior products and working closely with the plants to ensure they have the training necessary to achieve the highest level of performance."

"It’s an honor to be recognized by Rexam with the 2014 Supplier Excellence Award for Best Quality," said Chris Karalis, vice president of Sales & Marketing for Valspar Packaging. "Delivering excellent quality, service and value is what the Valspar team strives for every day. We look forward to continue working hand-in-hand with Rexam to provide industry-leading products to customers."

Valspar is the No. 1 global supplier of metal packaging coatings with the broadest product line in the industry, providing internal and external systems for nearly every rigid packaging end-use. Valspar Packaging provides the coatings that protect what's inside metal containers, making products last longer and brands stay stronger. Visit for more information.

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Valspar is a global leader in the coatings industry providing customers with innovative, high-quality products and value-added services. Our 10,500 employees worldwide deliver advanced coatings solutions with best-in-class appearance, performance, protection and sustainability to customers in more than 100 countries. Valspar offers a broad range of superior coatings products for the consumer market, and highly-engineered solutions for the construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets. Founded in 1806, Valspar is headquartered in Minneapolis. Valspar’s reported net sales in fiscal 2014 were $4.5 billion and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:VAL). For more information, visit and follow @valsparCo on Twitter.

About Rexam Beverage Can North America

Rexam is a leading global beverage can maker. We are business partners to some of the world’s most famous and successful consumer brands. Our vision is to be the best beverage can maker in the world. We have 55 can making plants in more than 20 countries and employ around 8,000 people. In 2014, our sales were in the region of $5.8 billion. Rexam’s ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol REX. Visit for further information.

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