RPM International, Inc.

RPM International, Inc.

Sector: Paints Varnishes Lacquers Enamels And Allied Products Region: OH, United States

: | New York Stock Exchange: RPM

Similar to: The Sherwin-Williams Co.

RPM International, Inc. manufactures, markets and sells specialty chemical products. Its products include protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance and improvement needs of both the industrial and consumer markets. The company operates its business through two segments: Industrial and Consumer. The Industrial segment products and services include construction chemicals, roofing systems, weatherproofing and other sealants, polymer flooring, edible coatings and specialty glazes for pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries, and other specialty chemicals. It comprises three separate operating segments - Building Solutions Group, Performance Coatings Group and RPM2 Group. The Consumer segment manufactures and markets professional use and do-it-yourself products for a variety of mainly consumer applications, including home improvement and personal leisure activities. Its products are sold directly to mass merchandisers, home improvement centers, hardware stores, paint stores, craft shops and to other smaller customers through distributors. It comprises two operating segments: DAP Group and Rust-Oleum Group. RPM International was founded by Frank C. Sullivan in 1947 and is headquartered in Medina, OH.

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