MEDINA, OH - RPM International Inc. has acquired the Universal Sealants Limited group of companies, a United Kingdom-based supplier of coatings and construction products and services for bridges and large infrastructure projects. Universal Sealants, which is headquartered near Newcastle, England, and has sales of approximately $55 million, will operate as a stand-alone industrial business in the RPM Performance Coatings Group.
Universal Sealants manufactures, supplies and installs construction products including waterproofing systems, protective coatings, expansion joints and concrete-repair products. Universal Sealants' products are primarily used for the construction, maintenance and repair of bridges, parking structures, tunnels, railways and other major structures. The company is a market leader in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and has a growing presence in the Middle East.