RPM International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets and sells various specialty chemical product lines, including specialty paints, protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance of industrial, specialty and consumer markets. The Company operates through three segments: the industrial reportable segment (industrial segment), the specialty reportable segment (specialty segment) and the consumer reportable segment (consumer segment). Its family of products includes those marketed under brand names, such as API, Carboline, CAVE, DAP, Day-Glo, Dri-Eaz, Dryvit, Euclid, EUCO, Fibergrate, Flecto, Flowcrete, Grupo PV, Hummervoll, illbruck, Mohawk, Rust-Oleum, Stonhard, TCI, Toxement, Tremco, Tuf-Strand, Universal Sealants, Viapol, Watco and Zinsser. As of May 31, 2016, its subsidiaries marketed products in approximately 164 countries and territories, and operated manufacturing facilities in approximately 120 locations.
RPM International reported sales of $4.96 billion
May of 2017.
increase of 3.0%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were $4.81 billion.
Sales at RPM International have increased during each of the previous five years
(and since 2012, sales have increased a total of 31%).
Sales of Industrial Segment saw an increase
4.9% in 2017, from
$2.44 billion to $2.56 billion.
Not all segments of RPM International experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Specialty Segment fell 2.5% to $713.59 million.