RPM International Inc. Description
RPM International Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells specialty chemical products for industrial and consumer markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Industrial and Consumer. The Industrial segment offers waterproofing and institutional roofing systems; sealants, tapes, and foams; residential home weatherization systems; roofing and building maintenance and related services; insulated building cladding materials; industrial adhesives and sealants; concrete and masonry additives, and related construction chemicals; polymer flooring systems; and industrial and commercial tile systems. This segment also provides fiberglass reinforced plastic gratings and shapes for industrial platforms, staircases, and walkways; corrosion-control coatings, containment linings, fireproofing and soundproofing products, and heat and cryogenic insulation products; bridge expansion joints, bridge deck and parking deck membranes, curb and channel drains, highway markings, protective coatings, and concrete repairs; fluorescent colorants and pigments; shellac-based-specialty coatings for industrial and pharmaceutical uses, edible glazes, and food coatings; exterior insulating and finishing systems; and fire and water damage restoration, and carpet cleaning and disinfecting products. The Consumer segment manufactures and markets professional use and do-it-yourself (DIY) products for various consumer applications, including home improvement and personal leisure activities. This segment offers nail care enamels, coating components, specialty products for paint contractors and the DIYers, deck and fence restoration products, metallic and faux finish coatings, hobby paints and cements, caulks, sealants, adhesives, and insulating foams, as well as spackling, glazing, and other general patch and repair products. It sells its products directly, as well as through distributors. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Medina, Ohio.