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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...


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...


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.


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 ...


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...


Floor Epoxy Tackles Concrete Moisture

StondriMVT, new from Stonhard, is a high-solids epoxy system formulated to suppress excess moisture in concrete before an overlayment.


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.


Flowcrete Unveils Parking Deck Coatings

Floor systems maker Flowcrete Group Ltd. has announced an improved version of its Deckshield ED coating for parking garages, as well as a new quick-curing formulation of the product.


Global Coatings Market Set to Surge

Market researchers are painting a rosy future for the global coatings market, with robust growth on tap through 2015.


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...


Coating Makers Name New Board Leaders

The American Coatings Association has elected two of the industry’s best-known CEOs to lead its board of directors through 2014.


Strong Q1 Surprises Sherwin-Williams

The Sherwin-Williams Company is set to unveil a better-than-expected first quarter, with stronger sales and earnings than the company itself forecast earlier this year.


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.


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...


RPM, AkzoNobel Expand European Industrial Portfolios

Coatings giants RPM International and AkzoNobel are reaching ever deeper into Europe, with RPM acquiring the Spanish fire-protection business Grupo P&V and AkzoNobel swallowing German’s Schr...


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...


RPM on a Roll: Company Says Sales Grow 10% in Quarter, 8.5% for Year

RPM International Inc. reported a 10.9% increase in sales for the company’s fourth quarter ended May 31, and said sales for its fiscal year rose 8.5%, to $3.38 billion, driven by sales gains...


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...


RPM Down—or Up, Depending on the Basis

Industrial fared better than consumer, but global coatings giant RPM International Inc. posted slight declines overall in second-quarter net sales and earnings on an as-reported basis.


RPM Performance Coatings Buys UK Drainage Maker

RPM Performance Coatings Group has acquired Pipeline & Drainage Systems Ltd. (PDS), a UK-based supplier of curb, bridge and channel drainage products for construction and infrastructure mark...


RPM Acquisition Expands Waterproofing Line

The RPM/Belgium Group has acquired Hermeta Chemie GmbH, based in Berlin, to broaden RPM’s waterproofing product offerings for pedestrian traffic decks, industrial floors and balconies.


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.


RPM Acquires High-Performance Sealants Maker

RPM International Inc.'s Building Solutions Group has acquired Park Dis Ticaret A.S., a supplier of high-performance sealants, tapes and membranes to construction markets in Turkey. Terms we...


Reports Probe Global Coatings Players, Markets

Three new market reports shed light on the world’s top 10 paint and coatings companies, the world coatings market, and the industry in Asia Pacific.


RPM to Acquire Illbruck Sealant Systems

RPM International Inc. has announced that its Tremco Inc. subsidiary has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Illbruck Sealant Systems, a German manufacturer of high-performance...


RPM Reports Strong Upturn in Sales, Earnings

RPM International Inc. has reported sharp increases in fourth-quarter sales and net income, as the company’s industrial and consumer segments both recorded double-digit sales increases.


RPM Acquires Flooring-Systems Maker Hummervoll

RPM International Inc.’s Performance Coatings Group has acquired Hummervoll Industribelegg AS, a supplier and installer of industrial flooring systems based in Bergen, Norway, with annual sa...


Major RPM Unit Names Randall Korach President

RPM Building Solutions Group Inc. announced the appointment of Randall J. Korach as president. Korach succeeds his father, Jeffrey L. Korach, who retired June 1.


Tremco to Turn HQ into Sustainability ‘Showcase’

Tremco Inc., a part of RPM International Inc.’s RPM Building Solutions Group, said a $5 million renovation program for its headquarters building in Beachwood, Ohio, will “transform the build...


RPM Announces Move to Address Bondex Asbestos Claims

RPM International Inc. said it has taken actions to permanently resolve current and future asbestos claims associated with its Bondex International Inc. with the filing of Chapter 11 reorgan...


Matejka to Return as RPM CFO, Succeeding Tompkins

RPM International Inc. announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer P. Kelly Tompkins will resign to take a position with another company. Former CFO Robert L. Matejka...


RPM Acquires Dutch Company Chemtec

RPM International Inc.’s Rust-Oleum Corp. subsidiary has acquired Chemtec Chemicals BV, a manufacturer of industrial cleaners and specialty coatings based in The Netherlands.


RPM Expands Protective Coatings Portfolio

RPM International Inc. (Medina, OH) announced that it has acquired the Universal Sealants (U.K.) Limited group of companies, a United Kingdom-based supplier of coatings and construction prod...


RPM Reports Earnings Gain for Quarter

RPM International Inc. reported net income of $55.9 million for the company’s second quarter ended Nov. 30, 2009, a 34% increase from the second quarter a year earlier. Sales for the quarter...


RPM Announces Appointments

Tracy D. Crandall has joined RPM International Inc. as associate general counsel, and Brian Rufus has joined the company as senior internal auditor.


Rust-Oleum Acquires Safety Manufacturer

RPM International, Inc. (Medina, OH) announced that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corporation, has acquired FibreGrid Limited, a supplier of fiberglass anti-slip safety products based in the UK...


Economic Pulse: RPM CFO Says Company Enjoys Strong Position as Economy Rebounds

RPM International Inc. Chief Financial Officer P. Kelly Tompkins, addressing an economic conference last week, said the company figures to be well positioned to capitalize on key market dyna...


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.


RPM Reports Record 1st Quarter for 2010

RPM International, a holding company for consumer and industrial coatings subsidiaries, reported record 2010 first-quarter net income, earnings per share, and cash flow for the period ended ...


RPM’s Stonhard Buys Australian Distributor

RPM International Inc., a worldwide holding company, announced today that its Stonhard subsidiary has acquired Australian-based Ascoat Contracting Pty Ltd and Ascoat Pty Ltd, a supplier and ...


RPM Announces FY 2009, Q4 Results

RPM International Inc. (Medina, OH) reported its net income and sales for the fourth quarter and fiscal year (FY) 2009, which ended May 31, 2009.


 
 
   

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