Acquisitions
Growth Strategy

Acquisitions are a key element of RPM’s overall growth strategy. Through its strategic acquisition program, the company attracts successful entrepreneurial companies and product lines that complement its portfolio of industry-leading specialty coatings and sealants brands and applies a disciplined approach to investing in their continued growth. This, in turn, creates sustained value for RPM’s shareholders.

Over the last 30 years, RPM has completed approximately 175 acquisitions, with more than 70 of these transactions having taken place during the last decade.

RECENT ACQUISITIONS
Date Acquired:
March 29, 2021
September 1, 2020
December 18, 2019
Headquarters:
Denver, Colorado
Fairborn, Ohio
Elgin, Illinois
Acquired By:
Fibergrate
Rust-Oleum
Mantrose-Haeuser
Annual Sales:
$26 million
$75 million
$25 million
Overview:
Bison Innovative Products: is a leading manufacturer of raised flooring systems.
Ali Industries, LLC: is a market-leading innovator that offers finishing products for power sanding, hand sanding, cutting and grinding, and floor sanding.
Profile Food Ingredients: is a leading manufacturer of dry stabilizer and emulsifier blends for the food industry.
RECENT ACQUISITIONS
Date Acquired:
March 29, 2021
Headquarters:
Denver, Colorado
Acquired By:
Fibergrate
Annual Sales:
$26 million
Overview:
Bison Innovative Products: is a leading manufacturer of raised flooring systems.
Date Acquired:
September 1, 2020
Headquarters:
Fairborn, Ohio
Acquired By:
Rust-Oleum
Annual Sales:
$75 million
Overview:
Ali Industries, LLC: is a market-leading innovator that offers finishing products for power sanding, hand sanding, cutting and grinding, and floor sanding.
Date Acquired:
December 18, 2019
Headquarters:
Elgin, Illinois
Acquired By:
Mantrose-Haeuser
Annual Sales:
$25 million
Overview:
Profile Food Ingredients: is a leading manufacturer of dry stabilizer and emulsifier blends for the food industry.

As a core tenet of its acquisition strategy, RPM promotes an entrepreneurial culture that has positioned it as the “best home for entrepreneurial companies” in the industry. This philosophy has historically been a key attraction to business owners, as demonstrated by the fact that many of RPM’s operating companies are still managed by their founders, second- or third-generation family members, or the managers they entrusted to lead the businesses.

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