RPM to Present at Credit Suisse/First Boston Chemical Conference

MEDINA, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that it will present at the Credit Suisse/First Boston Chemical Conference on Wednesday, September 17, 2003, in New York City. Frank C. Sullivan, RPM's president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to begin his presentation at 1:45 p.m. (Eastern).

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The audio portion of the RPM presentation will be webcast simultaneously in listen-only mode via the Company's web site, www.rpminc.com . For those who cannot listen to RPM's live webcast, an archived replay will be available at www.rpminc.com beginning at approximately 1:45 p.m. (Eastern) on September 18 and continuing until October 1 at approximately 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).

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.