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Industrial Boom Helps Ease RPM Bust

Strong sales were swamped by currency challenges and an $83.5 million asbestos charge to hand RPM International Inc. a loss for the third quarter.

RPM Enlarges Stake in S. Africa

Carboline's parent company has expanded yet again with the acquisition of South Africa's leading aerosol coatings brand.

RPM's World is Flat in Q2

Carboline parent RPM International Inc. squeezed out increases in net income and earnings in the second quarter, despite flat sales, shakiness in Europe, and a disappointing nail-polish acqu...

RPM's Asbestos Woes Near an End

Nearly 40 years after it stopped making asbestos-containing products, Carboline's parent company will close its $800 million book on the issue and reunite the company's pieces.

RPM Remains Positive Despite Q1 Dip

RPM International says decreased profits in the first quarter of 2015 are due to an unusually strong performance in its prior year that took a toll on comparative results.

$800M Settlement Ends RPM’s Year

Carboline parent RPM International Inc. closed out fiscal 2014 with news of record sales, an $800 million asbestos settlement, and yet another federal inquiry.

New Primer Zaps Bacteria, Mold

Rust-Oleum Corp. says its new fungicidal primer can kill mildew, mold and odor-causing bacteria on industrial and other applications.

Industrial Warms Cold Winter for RPM

“Outstanding results” by the industrial segment of Carboline’s parent company helped keep the chill off RPM International's bottom line and heat up record results in the third quarter, the c...

2-Sided Wipes Help Prep for Painting

New industrial-strength cleaning wipes from Rust-Oleum Corp. are designed to speed surface preparation for coatings projects.

Sales Drive Standout Quarter at RPM

Carboline parent RPM International Inc. delivered a record second quarter and blockbuster first half of FY 2014, riding a wave of sales volume growth on both the industrial and consumer side...

Rust-Oleum Launches Self-Fusing Tape

A new self-fusing silicone repair tape is designed to provide a watertight seal and conform to any surface, according to manufacturer Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands.

Industrial Growth Helps RPM Rebound

Withstanding the hit from a recent $65 million legal settlement over roofing problems, Carboline parent RPM International Inc. has racked up a record first quarter for 2014.

Steel-Tech Adds Spray Coating

Rust-Oleum has uncapped an aerosol version of its stainless-steel-infused Steel-Tech High Performance protective line.

Revenue Drops in RPM’s Q4

Slight sales increases for RPM International were overshadowed by a 21 percent drop in income for the fourth quarter, the parent company of Carboline and Rust-Oleum reported on Monday (July ...

XIM Line to Fatten Rust-Oleum Portfolio

Rust-Oleum Corp. is expanding its family of specialty primers and coatings with the acquisition of XIM Products Inc., founded generations ago as a manufacturer of bonding primers and sealers...

U.S. Probe Hands RPM a $42M Loss in Q3

Despite growing sales, Carboline parent RPM International reported a loss for the third quarter, due to adjustments related to a federal investigation and the closing of one of its businesse...

Carboline Parent Notches Strong Q2

Protective coatings giant RPM International Inc. reported strong sales and earnings in its second quarter, but remained weighed down by continuing charges that dampened its first quarter.


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