A. Schulman Increases Regular Cash Dividend

Oct 14, 2010, 16:10 ET from A. Schulman, Inc.

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) today raised the regular quarterly cash dividend by 3 percent, to $0.155 per common share, payable November 1, 2010, to shareholders of record on October 25, 2010.  

About A. Schulman, Inc.

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, A. Schulman is a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins.  These materials are used in a variety of consumer, industrial, automotive and packaging applications.  The Company employs about 2,900 people and has 37 manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.  On April 30, 2010, the Company completed its acquisition of ICO, Inc., a global manufacturer of specialty resins and concentrates for rotomolding and a provider of specialty polymer services.  A. Schulman reported revenues of $1.3 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2009, and ICO reported revenues of $300 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009.  Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.


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