AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, masterbatches, powders and resins, has earned the 2016 Plasti Award for Best Supplier of Additives for its San Luis Potosi facility, Mexico.
This is the second consecutive year A. Schulman has won the annual Plasti Award. The awards are presented by Mundo Plástico, a plastics industry magazine, in coordination with Plastimagen Mexico, the leading trade fair for the Mexican plastics industry. Mundo Plástico surveyed the industry's customers in the region to identify "the best companies in the plastics industry and recognize them for their efforts.
"The Plasti Award recognizes our associates' dedication to a customer-focused company culture," said Gustavo Perez, A. Schulman's senior vice president and general manager, Latin America. "Creating partnerships with our customers and working for joint product developments form an essential part of our business."
"At A. Schulman, we are contributing to our customers' success. Our Latin America Product Innovation Center gives our customers the access to world-class research programs," said Roberto Lopez, vice president, custom concentrates and cervices, Latin America. "We take great pride in our associates' commitment to our customers."
A. Schulman, which has been a leader in the Mexican market since 1995, supplies masterbatch products including high-performance additive concentrates that are used in packaging and agriculture applications primarily.
About A. Schulman, Inc.
A. Schulman, Inc. is a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Since 1928, the Company has been providing innovative solutions to meet its customers' demanding requirements. The Company's customers span a wide range of markets such as packaging, mobility, building & construction, electronics & electrical, agriculture, personal care & hygiene, sports, leisure & home, custom services and others. The Company employs approximately 4,800 people and has 54 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.5 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2016. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.
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