A. Schulman Exhibits At CHINAPLAS To Showcase Customer-Driven Solutions In Masterbatches, Engineered Plastics And Performance Colors

May 13, 2013, 14:35 ET from A. Schulman, Inc.

AKRON, Ohio, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) continues to work closely with customers to develop innovative products that address growing market demand for high-performance plastic compounds and resins in Asia and globally.

Under the trade show booth theme of "Evolving, Revolving, and Solving," the joint success stories and the Company's ability to meet global market needs, including in the high-growth Asia region, will be featured at A. Schulman's display at CHINAPLAS 2013, the 27th International Plastics and Rubber Exhibition.  The annual CHINAPLAS show is being held May 20-23, 2013 in Guangzhou, China.

Located at Booth 11.2 / A01, A. Schulman's display will highlight newly developed products in engineered plastics, masterbatch and custom performance colors.  Examples include materials for connectors in household electrical appliance applications; weather-resistant and UV-stable films; rotomolding products for consumer and industrial applications; sustainable solutions; and permanent antistatic materials for markets such as automotive, among others – under the Company's well-respected SCHULAMID®, SCHULADUR@, SCHULABLEND®, POLYMAN®, POLYBATCH®, and POLYWHITE® brand names.

"At the CHINAPLAS show, we are proud to highlight a wide variety of innovative solutions that we have developed in cooperation with our customers," said Derek Bristow, Vice President and General Manager of Asia for A. Schulman.  "With custom performance color products new to the region, we are able to offer a full product portfolio of functional/white and color masterbatches, and engineered plastics to our customers in Asia.

"While we have been providing high-performance masterbatch and engineering plastics successfully to the Asian market for years, our efforts at CHINAPLAS this year are designed to help us further strengthen our market position in the region.  We are a reliable, innovative partner with 85 years of manufacturing history that is inspired by our customers' vision, and we are continuing to build strong partnerships to meet the fast-changing needs of this high-growth marketplace," Bristow concluded.

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, custom services and others.  The Company employs approximately 3,300 people and has 34 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of $2.1 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012.  Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.



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