SEC Document


On May 31, 2010, Bondex International, Inc. and its parent, Specialty Products Holding Corp. (“SPHC”), voluntarily filed Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  SPHC is our wholly owned subsidiary.  In accordance with Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) 810, when a subsidiary becomes subject to the control of a government, court, administrator, or regulator, deconsolidation of that subsidiary is generally required.  We had therefore deconsolidated SPHC and its subsidiaries from our balance sheet as of May 31, 2010, and had eliminated the results of SPHC’s operations from our results of operations beginning on that date.  Effective as of December 23, 2014, the United States Bankruptcy Court in Delaware and the United States District Court in Delaware confirmed the Bankruptcy Plan for SPHC and related entities and these entities emerged from bankruptcy. Accordingly, financial results of SPHC’s operating subsidiaries, which had not been included in our financial reports since the bankruptcy filing, have been reconsolidated with our results as of January 1, 2015, and are included in our results from that point forward.

Industrial Segment

Our industrial segment products are sold throughout North America and also account for the majority of our international sales. Our industrial product lines are sold directly to contractors, distributors and end-users, such as owners of industrial manufacturing facilities, public institutions and other commercial customers. Our industrial segment generated $2.6 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2017 and includes the following major product lines and brand names:

Tremco Group:


Waterproofing, coatings and institutional roofing systems used in building protection, maintenance and weatherproofing applications marketed under our Tremco, AlphaGuard, OneSeal, PowerPly, TremPly, TremLock, Vulkem and TREMproof brand names;


sealants, air barriers, tapes and foams that seal and insulate joints in various construction assemblies and glazing assemblies marketed under our Tremco, Dymonic, ExoAir and Spectrem brand names;


new residential home weatherization systems marketed under our TUFF-N-DRI, Watchdog Waterproofing and Enviro-Dri brand names; and


specialized roofing and building maintenance and related services marketed by our Weatherproofing Technologies subsidiary.

tremco illbruck Group:


sealing and bonding solutions for windows and doors, facades, interiors and exteriors under our illbruck brand name;


flooring, waterproofing and in-plant glazing solutions under our Tremco brand name;


solutions for fire stopping and intumescent steel coating under our Nullifire and Firetherm brand names; and


solutions for the manufacturing industry under our Pactan brand name.

Performance Coatings Group:


high-performance polymer flooring systems for industrial, institutional and commercial facilities, as well as offshore and marine structures and cruise, ferry and navy ships marketed under our Stonhard, Flowcrete, RPM Belgium, Hummervoll and API brand names;


commercial, decorative flooring for architectural and design applications under the Flowcrete, Liquid Elements, Expanko, and Fritztile brand names;


fiberglass reinforced plastic gratings and shapes used for industrial platforms, staircases and walkways marketed under our Fibergrate, Chemgrate, Corgrate, Fibregrid and Safe-T-Span brand names;


high-performance, heavy-duty corrosion-control coatings, containment linings, fireproofing and soundproofing products and heat and cryogenic insulation products for a wide variety of industrial infrastructure and oil and gas-related applications marketed under our Carboline, Specialty Polymer Coatings, Nullifire, Charflame, Firefilm, A/D Fire, Thermo-Lag, Plasite and Perlifoc brand names;


rolled asphalt roofing materials, waterproofing products, and chemical admixtures marketed under our Viapol, Vandex and Betumat brand names; 



©2018 RPM International Inc. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy 2628 Pearl Road - P.O. Box 777 - Medina, Ohio 44258 | Phone: 330.273.5090 | Email: