The 2019 Global Top 10: No. 5 RPM International Inc.
5. RPM International Inc.
Chairman/CEO: Frank C. Sullivan
Coatings Sales: $5.3 billion for fiscal year ended May 31, 2018
RPM owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services across three segments. RPM’s industrial products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion-control coatings, flooring coatings and other construction chemicals. Industrial companies include Stonhard, Tremco, illbruck, Carboline, Flowcrete, Euclid Chemical and RPM Belgium Vandex. RPM’s consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement, and by hobbyists. Consumer brands include Rust-Oleum, DAP, Zinsser, Varathane and Testors. RPM’s specialty products include industrial cleaners, colorants, exterior finishes, specialty OEM coatings, edible coatings, restoration services equipment, and specialty glazes for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Specialty segment companies include Day-Glo, Dryvit, RPM Wood Finishes, Mantrose-Haeuser, Legend Brands, Kop-Coat and TCI. Subsidiaries: A/D Fire, Adhere Industrial Tapes, AGPRO NZ, API, Applied Polymerics, Arnette Polymers, Ascoat Contracting, Betumat, Canam, Carboline, Chemtec Chemicals, Chemtron, Citadel Restoration and Repair, Dane Color, DAP, DAP Canada, Day-Glo, Dryvit, Duram Industries, Ekspan Holdings, Euclid Chemical, Eucomex, Fibergrate, Fibregrid, Firetherm, Flowcrete, Grupo PV, Guardian Protection Products, HiChem, Holton Food Products, Hummervoll, Increte Systems, Key Resin, Kirker, Kop-Coat, Legend Brands, Mantrose-Haeuser, Mathys Paints, Miracle Sealants, Mohawk, Morrells, Nudura, Nullifire, Pettit, Prime Resins, Prochem, Productos Cave, Productos de DAP, Radiant Color, Republic Powdered Metals, RPM Belgium/Vandex, Rust-Oleum, Rust-Oleum Argentina, Rust-Oleum Canada, Rust-Oleum Japan, Rust-Oleum Netherlands, Seal-Krete, Specialty Polymer Coatings, Spraymate, SPS Group, Stonhard, TCI, Testors, Tor Coatings, Touch ‘n Foam, Toxement, Tremco Barrier Solutions, Tremco illbruck, Tremco Inc., Universal Sealants, ValvTect, Viapol, Watco, Weatherproofing Technologies, Whink Products.
Parent Company: RPM International Inc.
Source: Company contact, 2018 Annual Report, press releases
Notes: Recent transactions include the acquisitions of Siamons International Inc., a provider of the Concrobium brand of non-toxic specialty mold cleaners; Nudura Corp., the leading manufacturer and distributor of insulated concrete forms in North America; the Mean Green branded line of specialty cleaning products; and the exclusive North American licensing for Roto-Rooter branded drain care products. RPM increased its cash dividend for the 45th consecutive year in October 2018.
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