Webcast Alert: RPM, Inc. Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders Webcast

MEDINA, Ohio, Oct 9, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- RPM, Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announces the following Webcast:

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    What:     RPM, Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders

    When:     Friday, Oct. 11, 2002 at 2:00 PM Eastern

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

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

    Contact:  Kathie Rogers of RPM, 330-273-8813
If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived 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.

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CONTACT:          Kathie Rogers of RPM, 330-273-8813
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