AKRON, Ohio, March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites, powders, and resins, will celebrate its 20th year of manufacturing in Mexico by presenting its broad range of materials at PlastImagen on March 8-11, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. Using the theme "Our Definition of Success is Helping You Achieve Yours," A. Schulman will be located in Booth # 2014, where it will showcase its Engineered Composites business, which is home to an enhanced materials portfolio as a result of the Company's recent acquisition of Citadel Plastics.
The Company also is scheduled to make two presentations at the conference: one by its Engineered Plastics business unit on meeting the challenges of the automotive industry and one by its Masterbatch Solutions business unit on flexible packaging trends.
With this year's PlastImagen, A. Schulman celebrates 20 years of manufacturing in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Nowadays, the Company operates 6 manufacturing sites and an innovation center in Latin America, a fact which makes the Company one of the major compounders proposing the widest portfolio of materials produced in the region.
"20 years ago, we began manufacturing at our San Luis Potosi, Mexico facility. Today, we now have six manufacturing sites and an innovation center throughout Latin America," said Gustavo Perez, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Latin America. "Our long history in – and extensive knowledge of – the Latin American plastics industry has enabled us to become a true partner for the local converters and OEMs."
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 5,000 people and has 58 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.4 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2015. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.
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