MEDINA, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM International Inc.
(NYSE: RPM) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular
quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on July 29, 2005, to
stockholders of record as of July 15, 2005. This payment represents a 7
percent increase over the quarterly cash dividend paid at this time last year.
RPM's latest cash dividend increase in October 2004 marked its 31st
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 and sealants serving both industrial and
consumer markets. RPM's industrial products include roofing systems, sealants,
corrosion control coatings, flooring coatings and specialty chemicals.
Industrial brands include Stonhard, Tremco, Carboline, Day-Glo, Euco and
Dryvit. 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. 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 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE RPM International Inc.
CONTACT: Glenn R. Hasman, vice president of finance and communications
of RPM International Inc., +1-330-273-8820, or email@example.com