MEDINA, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) today announced that its board of directors
declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share, payable
July 31, 2003, to stockholders of record as of July 14, 2003. This payment
represents a 4 percent increase over the quarterly cash dividend paid at this
time last year. RPM's latest cash dividend increase in October 2002 marked its
29th consecutive year of increased cash dividends paid to its stockholders.
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RPM International Inc., a holding company, owns subsidiaries that are
world leaders in specialty coatings serving both industrial and consumer
markets. RPM's industrial products include roofing systems, sealants,
corrosion control coatings, flooring coatings and specialty chemicals. RPM's
consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home
maintenance and improvement, automotive and boat repair and maintenance, and
by hobbyists. Industrial brands include Stonhard, Tremco, Carboline, Day-Glo,
Euco and Dryvit. Consumer brands include Zinsser, Rust-Oleum, DAP, Varathane,
Bondo and Testors.
For more information, contact Glenn R. Hasman, vice president of finance
and communications, at 330-273-8820.