Adhesives Magazine

RPM Acquires Coatings Company

September 11, 2012

RPM International Inc. recently announced it has acquired Kirker Enterprises Inc., a leading manufacturer of nail care enamels, coatings components and related products for the personal care industry. Kirker has annual sales in excess of $100 million.

“Kirker will operate as a stand-alone company within our RPM2 business group and continue to provide its customers the same level of outstanding service and innovation to which they are accustomed,” said Frank C. Sullivan, chairman and CEO of RPM. “Through our many companies, RPM has among the broadest coatings technologies in the world, and Kirker will be able to access these technologies to bring even more innovation to the personal care industry. We’re proud to have Kirker’s management team join RPM.”

For additional information, visit www.rpminc.com or www.kirkerent.com.