The notes will be offered and sold under RPM's shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on April 8, 2011, which was effective upon filing, and a preliminary prospectus supplement setting forth the terms of the notes, filed with the SEC on December 2, 2013. Before investing, investors should read the prospectus and the preliminary prospectus supplement and other documents that RPM has filed with the SEC for more complete information about RPM and the offering. These documents may be obtained at www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering may also be obtained by requesting copies from Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152 (or by calling (800) 326-5897 or emailing email@example.com) or Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282 (or by calling 1-866-471-2526 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org).This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities, nor will there be any sale of notes or any other securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. About RPM RPM International Inc., a holding company, owns subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services 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, Flowcrete, Universal Sealants and Euco. RPM's consumer products are used by professionals and do-it-yourselfers for home maintenance and improvement and by hobbyists. Consumer brands include Zinsser, Rust-Oleum, DAP, Varathane and Testors.