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|Stock:||RPM International Inc|
|RPM International Inc. is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1947 under the name Republic Powdered Metals, Inc. and changed its name to RPM, Inc. in 1971. The Company’s subsidiaries manufacture, market and sell various specialty chemical product lines, including high-quality specialty paints, protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance and improvement needs of both the industrial and consumer markets. The Company’s family of products includes those marketed under brand names such as API, Carboline, DAP, Dri-Eaz, EUCO, Fibergrate, Flecto, Flowcrete, Grupo PV, Hummervoll, Universal Sealants, illbruck, Rust-Oleum, Stonhard, Tremco, Watco and Zinsser. The Company’s business is divided into two reportable segments: the industrial reportable segment (“industrial segment”) and the consumer reportable segment (“consumer segment”). Within each reportable segment, it aggregate several operating segments which comprise individual reporting units and product lines that generally address common markets, utilize similar technologies and are able to share manufacturing or distribution capabilities. The industrial segment (RPM Building Solutions Group, RPM Performance Coatings Group and RPM2 Group), includes maintenance and protection products for roofing and waterproofing systems, flooring, corrosion control and other specialty applications. The consumer segment (Rust-Oleum Group and DAP Group) comprises approximately 35% of its total net sales and includes rust-preventative, special purpose and decorative paints, caulks, sealants, primers and other branded consumer products. Among its significant intangibles are its Rust-Oleum®, Carboline®, DAP®, illbruck® and Tremco® trademarks. The Company’s other product trademarks include: Alumanation®, B-I-N®, Bitumastic®, Bulls Eye 1-2-3®, Chemgrate®, Dymeric®, EUCO®, Flecto®, Fibergrate®, Floquil®, Geoflex®, illbruck®, Paraseal®, Permaroof®, Plasite®, Sanitile®, Stonblend®, Stonclad®, Stonhard®, Stonlux®, Testors®, Varathane®, Vulkem®, Woolsey®, Zinsser® and Z-Spar®; and, in Europe, Flowcretetm, Nullifire®, Radglo® and Martin Mathystm. It conducts its business in highly competitive markets, and all of its major products face competition from local, regional and national firms. The Company is subject to a range of laws and regulations dealing with the environment, health and safety in the various locations around the world in which it conducts its business.|
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