AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and powders has received the prestigious 2016 Global Supplier Award from Robert Bosch GmbH.
A. Schulman received the award in recognition of our worldwide contribution to Bosch's success as an outstanding supplier of raw materials and components for the past two years. The award, presented during a July 2017 ceremony, marked the 12th time A. Schulman participated in the annual event, held this year under the theme "Partners in Success".
"We are honored that we have again won this prestigious award. This recognition rewards and confirms our efforts in the areas of customer focus and innovation," says Heinrich Lingnau, Senior Vice President and General Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa at A. Schulman. "At Bosch, suppliers are true partners and A. Schulman works collaboratively with Bosch to nurture mutual innovation processes."
Dr. Karl Nowak, president of the Bosch corporate sector for purchasing and logistics states, "Bosch's success is based in no small part on competitiveness, innovative strength, and agility – qualities we can achieve only with fruitful international partnerships."
In all, Bosch has given awards to 44 suppliers from eleven countries. This marks the fifteenth time the supplier of technology and services has honored outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of products or services. Bosch presented the coveted awards before an audience of some 100 representatives of the supply industry.
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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