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March 2015: Valspar Championship

Valspar Canstruction® Feeds the Hungry


Valspar is the No. 1 global supplier of coatings for light metal packaging, in a market that accounts for the coating of nearly 371 billion cans annually, including those containing food. On Thursday, March 12, Valspar unveiled onsite at the Valspar Championship, 6,600 cans of tuna that became the building blocks for a mammoth sculpture depicting Val, Valspar’s chameleon mascot. Four members of Canstruction®, a unique global charity whose mission is to feed and inspire the world one can at a time as it mounts some extremely novel artworks, undertook this construction. At the conclusion of the tournament, Valspar donated the cans of tuna to Feeding America Tampa Bay.


About the Valspar Championship presented by BB&T

The 2015 Valspar Championship presented by BB&T, Tampa Bay’s PGA TOUR event, was held March 9-15, on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, in Palm Harbor, Florida.  Jordan Spieth is the 2015 tournament champion, which is part of the annual FedExCup competition.  The tournament was nationally televised by NBC Sports and Golf Channel.


About The Valspar Corporation

The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) is a global leader in the paint and coatings industry. Since 1806, Valspar has been dedicated to bringing customers the latest innovations, the finest quality and the best customer service in the coatings industry.

Valspar Chameleon mascot built out of cans of tuna