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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.


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...


Space Limited for 1-Day Corrosion Event

Time is running out to register for Engineered Corrosion Solutions 2014, a new, intensive, low-cost, one-day program focusing on the fundamentals of corrosion from an economic and technical ...


Water-Based Epoxy Shields Tanks

Industrial-grade thermal tank insulation from a water-based epoxy is the promise of Carboline Company's new Carbotherm 551.


Top Coating Projects of 2013 Honored

ORLANDO—Coatings projects dazzling, daring and dangerous joined industry leaders in the winners circle Monday (Feb. 10) as SSPC 2014 opened to a record crowd in Orlando, FL.


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...


New Fire Protection for Structural Steel

Carboline Co. has introduced Thermo-Lag E100, an advanced epoxy intumescent for the protection of exterior and interior commercial structural steel elements.


Carboline Unveils 3 Pipe Linings

Improving natural-gas pipe flow efficiency is the promise of three new epoxy lining products from Carboline Co.


Paint Chemicals Smoke Out Carboline

A mixture of coatings chemicals at Carboline’s Green Bay, WI, plant caused a high-temperature reaction that sent smoke billowing out of the facility Monday (Oct. 21), authorities reported.


Roofing Suit to Cost RPM $65M+

Carboline parent RPM International Inc. will pay more than $65 million to settle allegations that its Tremco business price-gouged and sold defective roofing materials to dozens of governmen...


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 ...


Webinar Targets Offshore Fireproofing

Understanding the critical requirements and certification needed to use passive fireproofing materials offshore will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


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...


Corrosion Clout: NACE Launches PAC

NACE International is taking its $476 billion case for corrosion control inside the Beltway with a new political action committee.


Fireproofing Epoxy for Offshore Market

A new offshore fireproofing coating from Carboline is designed to benefit owners, engineers and contractors in coastal and offshore environments.


Structure Awards Show Coating's Best

SAN ANTONIO—The daring, the durable, the difficult, and the dazzling took center stage Monday at SSPC 2013, as the coatings society opened its annual show with the Seventh Annual Structure A...


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.


Carboline Named in BP Refinery Suit

BP is suing protective coatings giant Carboline and four other companies, alleging that steel they provided and fireproofed for a multibillion-dollar refinery project is defective and causin...


RPM Takes a Licking, Keeps on Ticking

Economic turmoil in India and weakness in the roofing division punched a $56.3 million hole in RPM International’s otherwise-positive first quarter of fiscal 2013, the industrial coating gia...


IM Segment Helps Power RPM to Record

Standout growth in industrial maintenance and protective coatings helped ring out a record fourth quarter and fiscal 2012 for Carboline parent RPM International, the Ohio holding company ann...


Carboline System Made for Dual Extremes

Carboline Co. has completed testing of a new dual cryogenic and fire-protection system that includes its new Carbotherm 730 coating.


Free Intumescent Webinar Gets Fired Up

From specifying to application, industry professionals can learn the latest about the fast-changing technology of intumescent coatings in a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Carboline to Open NV Coatings Plant

Carboline Co. has announced plans to convert a 184,500-square-foot building in Dayton, NV, to a coatings manufacturing facility by September.


RPM Skips Slow Season with Sizzling Q3

Somebody forgot to tell RPM International that third quarters tend to be weak periods for coatings companies.


Hungry RPM Bags Australian Company

Still showing a voracious appetite for acquisitions, Carboline parent RPM International Inc. has just swallowed its fourth company in about six months.


FDA Green-Lights New Reactamine Use

Carboline Company’s Reactamine 760 lining may now be used for direct dry food contact as well as potable water service, under new approval granted by the Food and Drug Administration.


New 100% Solids Epoxy Protects Pipeline

Carboline Co. has introduced Polyclad 975, an advanced, 100% solids epoxy coating designed for corrosion protection of buried steel and ductile iron pipeline exteriors, girth welds or tie-in...


RPM Shuffles Top Finance Team

The parent company of Carboline, Stonhard, Tremco and other industrial coatings brands is reshuffling its financial leadership team as its CFO prepares to step down.


Takeover-Hungry RPM Names New Development Chief

Swallowing a new company about every other month now, RPM International Inc. has named Scott Copeland director of corporate development to focus on its acquisition program.


RPM Industrial Delivers Strong Q2

Industrial coatings for corrosion control, bridge decks and similar applications are ringing up double-digit gains for the parent company of Carboline, Stonhard and other well-known brands i...


Rust Coatings Fuel Strong Q1 for RPM

Booming sales in corrosion-control coatings helped deliver a powerful first quarter of double-digit gains for the parent company of Carboline and other major industrial coatings brands.


RPM Coatings Acquires Italy’s API

RPM International’s Performance Coatings Group has acquired API S.p.A., a $28 million producer and installer of polyurethane and urethane-based flooring and decking solutions for cruise ship...


Corrosion Studies Program Gets $11M

The Rust Belt is well on its way to becoming the Rust Control Belt, with millions of dollars in new contributions nurturing the University of Akron’s pioneering corrosion research program.


Strong Q3 Won’t Stop RPM Price Hikes

RPM International’s industrial segment—the engine behind two-thirds of its sales—helped deliver unexpectedly strong third-quarter sales and a record share price, but that won’t stop the comp...


SSPC Structure Awards Honor Projects

From the soaring new Hoover Dam Bypass to the historical statue of the god Vulcan, outstanding coatings achievements took center stage Monday (Jan.31) at the annual SSPC Structure Awards, pr...


U. of Akron Pioneers Degree, Research in Corrosion Engineering

The road to many of tomorrow’s protective coatings now begins in Ohio, where the University of Akron has launched the nation’s first undergraduate degree in Corrosion Engineering and Reliabi...


RPM Sales Dip; Industrial Segment Grows

Despite sharp improvement in industrial segment sales, RPM International Inc. has reported slight declines in sales, net income and diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended Aug. 31.


Carboline Funds Professorship in Corrosion Engineering

The University of Akron (UA) and The Carboline Co. of St. Louis, Mo., have announced the creation of the Carboline Chair in Corrosion and Reliability Engineering at UA.


Carboline to Own 80% of Indian Venture

RPM International Inc. (Medina, OH) has announced that its Carboline subsidiary has acquired a majority interest in its Indian joint venture, CDC Carboline India Pvt. Ltd.


 
 
   

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