MEDINA, Ohio, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM International Inc.
(NYSE: RPM) today announced that its board of directors declared a regular
quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share, payable January 30, 2004, to
stockholders of record as of January 12, 2004. This payment represents an
8 percent increase over the quarterly cash dividend paid at this time last
year. RPM's latest cash dividend increase in October 2003 marked its 30th
consecutive year of increased cash dividends paid to its stockholders.
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 - Finance
and Communications for RPM at (330) 273-8820 or email@example.com.
SOURCE RPM International Inc. 01/02/2004
Contact: Glenn R. Hasman, Vice President - Finance and Communications of
RPM International Inc., +1-330-273-8820, or firstname.lastname@example.org/
Web site: http://www.rpminc.com
CO: RPM International Inc.