MEDINA, Ohio, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM International Inc.
(NYSE: RPM) announced today that shares of restricted stock received by the
outside directors of the company in 2003 vested today. In accordance with the
terms of the Restricted Stock Plan for Directors, which requires the mandatory
disposition of that portion of the stock needed to pay the minimum federal,
state and local income tax obligations of these directors, the company will
acquire such stock from these directors. RPM estimates that the total number
of shares being acquired by the company will approximate 4,000.
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, illbruck, 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 - finance
and communications, at 330-273-8820 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE RPM International Inc.
CONTACT: Glenn R. Hasman, vice president - finance and communications of
RPM International Inc., 1-330-273-8820, or email@example.com.
Web site: http://www.rpminc.com