RPM Announces Release Date, Conference Call And Webcast For Fiscal 2004 First-Quarter Results

MEDINA, Ohio, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM) announced today that it will release its fiscal 2004 first-quarter results before the stock market opens on Wednesday, October 8, 2003. The results will be issued via newswire and also will be available on the RPM web site at http://www.rpminc.com .

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Management will host a conference call to discuss the results beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern time the same day. The call can be accessed by dialing 719-457-2630. Participants are asked to call the assigned number approximately 10 minutes before the conference call begins. The call, which will last approximately one hour, will be open to the public, but only financial analysts will be permitted to ask questions. The media and all other participants will be in a listen-only mode.

For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay will be available from approximately 1 p.m. Eastern time on October 8 until 8 p.m. Eastern time on October 15, 2003. The replay can be accessed by dialing 719-457-0820. The access code is 710273. The call also will be available both live and for replay, and as a written transcript, via the Internet on the RPM web site at http://www.rpminc.com .

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.