Webcast Alert: RPM, Inc. Announces First-Quarter Earnings Conference Call Webcast

MEDINA, Ohio, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM, Inc., (NYSE: RPM) announces the following Webcast:

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What: RPM 2003 First-Quarter Earnings Conference Call Webcast

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at 10:00 AM Eastern

Where: http://www.rpminc.com or

How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
address above.

Contact: Glenn Hasman, Vice President, 330-273-8820, or

Those unable to participate during the live webcast can access an archive of the call on the RPM web site at www.rpminc.com.

RPM is a world leader in specialty coatings serving both industrial and consumer markets. RPM's industrial products include roofing systems, sealants, corrosion control coatings, floor coatings and specialty chemicals. Its consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home, automotive and boat maintenance and by hobbyists. Leading industrial brands include Stonhard, Tremco, Carboline, Day-Glo, Euco and Dryvit. Consumer brands include Zinsser, Rust-Oleum, DAP, Varathane, Bondo and Testors.

(Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast: The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/EN/default.asp and at least a 28.8Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, send an email to webcastsupport@tfprn.com .)

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/CONTACT: Glenn Hasman, Vice President of RPM, Inc., +1-330-273-8820, or rpmcorp@rpminc.com /

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