RPM International Inc. has officially opened the doors to its new Innovation Center of Excellence in Greensboro, North Carolina. This 60,000-square-foot facility is the first shared research and development center for RPM companies. It is designed to foster partnership and harness collective expertise among RPM companies to accelerate innovation for their customers.

The facility represents a continuation of the increased collaboration that has been developed through MAP 2025 initiatives. The Innovation Center of Excellence is home to many of the industry?s most brilliant chemists and technical minds and is strategically located near institutions that produce top talent. Features include liquid and powder application labs, resin and analytical labs, a sample production area, and a formulation lab, among other resources.

It will also serve as a destination for onsite customer training and application trials.