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RPM Innovation Center of Excellence

This state-of-the-art, research and development facility was designed to foster collaboration and harness the collective expertise found across our businesses. We invite you, your team, and your customers to visit us and learn more.

7625 Thorndike Road - Greensboro, North Carolina



  • Analytical Laboratory 
  • Resin Laboratory 
  • Main Research and Development Laboratory
  • Paint Production and Application Area 
  • Multi-Technology / Application Laboratory 

Conference Rooms

  • Hyde Room - Seats 8 
  • Knoop Room - Seats 10
  • Pauli Room - Seats 10
  • Bollinger Room - Seats 12

To reserve a room, create an event in Outlook. For event location, type in "Greensboro" and the conference names will appear.

Note: For larger parties, the second level can be utilized to host up to 200 guests

Collaboration Technology 

  • ThinkHub Collaboration Software is available to help teams work and collaborate through robust content sharing, interactive canvases, video conferencing, and more. You'll find this screen in the Hyde conference room at the front of the building. 
  • Story is our large-scale interactive screen located in the lobby area. This resource can be customized and branded to educate and entertain customers.

Before You Visit 

What to Wear

If you plan to visit our labs, please wear close-toed shoes. All other required personal protective equipment will be provided.

Safety Requirements

Please leave time to review our safety instructional video and sign a waiver. This is a requirement for all visitors.

Upon Arrival

Find the kiosk located in the vestibule inside the front door.
  1. Enter your name
  2. Take your photo
  3. Select who you are here to see
  4. A text will be sent to the person on-site and they will get you
Designated Outdoor Smoking Areas

There are two smoking areas on the premises. One outside the back door vestibule (near the Applications Lab) and one near the employee entrance. Please note smoking inside is prohibited. 

Questions / Assistance

If you have any questions, please contact us at at

Planning Your Trip

Local Restaurants, Activities & Accommodations

Greensboro is bursting with attractions such as the ACC Hall of Champions, the Greensboro Science Center, the Greensboro History Museum and the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Downtown Greensboro is home to several art galleries, antique shops, lounges, bars and breweries. For outdoor recreation, trails are available for hiking, biking and walking. Golf is a favorite activity in Greensboro, and Sedgefield Country Club hosts the Wyndham Championship in August.


Mention "RPM" when booking to access our discounted rates.

Courtyard Marriott Greensboro Airport
7811 National Service Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 668-1090

Hilton Garden Inn Greensboro Airport
238 NC Highway 68 South, Pai Park
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 881-1111

Hampton Inn Greensboro Airport
7803 National Service Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 605-5500


  • Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) - 11 minutes
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) - 1 hour, 23 minutes
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) - 1 hour, 32 minutes

Dinner Options & Team Activities