A. Schulman to increase capacity for color masterbatches

Mar 22, 2017 2:27:24 AM / by Jasmin Bisch

AKRON, Ohio – March 21, 2017 – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced that it will increase its production capacity for color masterbatches in Europe.

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A. Schulman Opens Distribution Center to Serve the North Mid-West Region

Feb 28, 2017 3:41:10 PM / by Annamaija Bergius

 AKRON, Ohio, February 27, 2017 -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, masterbatches, powders and resins, today announced that A. Schulman, Inc. will open a distribution center at its Stryker, Ohio plant to serve customers located in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The center will offer warehousing and repackaging services to the local customers. In addition, the customers located in the area will benefit from the closer location and faster delivery times. The Stryker distribution center will be operational in the second quarter of calendar year 2017.

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A. Schulman introduces new high-strength composite material at JEC 2017

Feb 28, 2017 9:11:24 AM / by Jasmin Bisch

AKRON, Ohio – February 28, 2017 – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced that it will present its broad range of Engineered Composites and Powders for Thermoplastic Composites at the JEC World Exhibition in Paris, Hall 6, Booth J79.

A special highlight of the show will be the introduction of a recently launched composite material - Forged Preg™- a lightweight material with superior surface appearance. “We are proud to introduce this product to the European market at this major event”, says Frank Roederer, SVP and General Manager U.S. and Canada and SVP Engineered Composites. “The material is the result of a close collaboration with the world’s largest maker of premium, performance golf goods. It distinguishes itself through its strength and stiffness which is higher than similar competitive products. It is much thinner, too, and allows the molding in fabric form. Forged Preg™ is suitable for use in automotive applications requiring a lightweight material with high-end look and feel”, he concludes.

In line with this new offer of lightweight material, A. Schulman recently also announced the expansion of its compounding capacity with the addition of a new sheet molding compound (“SMC”) production line in Germany. “The new production line will mainly produce carbon fiber Quantum Composites®, in order to meet our customers’ needs for light weighting,” says Mercedes Alonso, Managing Director Engineered Composites, EMEA. “We expect the new line to be up and running by the end of 2017“.

A. Schulman’s comprehensive portfolio of thermoset composites consists of:

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A. Schulman launches Polybatch® Easypour masterbatches to enhance the performance of liquid packaging

Feb 22, 2017 3:21:28 PM / by Annamaija Bergius

AKRON, OH – February 22, 2017 – A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) announces its latest material innovation, EasyPour additive masterbatches to enhance customer experience by improving the dispensing of liquids from stand up pouches and other packaging formats.

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A. Schulman Joins Coalition to Advance Low Pressure ANG Technology for Motor Vehicles

Feb 20, 2017 4:26:44 PM / by Jennifer Beeman

A. Schulman to join the coalition with Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP), United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), and Ingevity Corporation to develop and produce the world’s first commercially viable, conformable Type IV adsorbent-based low pressure natural gas (ANG) storage tank for motor vehicles.

AKRON, Ohio, February 20, 2017 -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, masterbatches, powders and resins, today announced that A. Schulman Inc. and Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP) have reached an agreement whereby A. Schulman will join the coalition with ANGP to develop and produce the world’s first commercially viable conformable Type IV adsorbent-based low pressure natural gas (ANG) storage tank for motor vehicles.

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A. Schulman adds experienced sales operations executive to further bolster global sales function

Jan 31, 2017 3:59:50 AM / by Jennifer Beeman

Stacey L. Marsh to Drive Productivity, Efficiency and Effectiveness of Sales Organization

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A. Schulman extends distribution agreement with Solvay for Ixef® PARA, Omnix® HPPA and Kalix® HPPA high-performance polymers

Jan 26, 2017 3:34:25 AM / by Jasmin Bisch

AKRON, Ohio – January 26th, 2017 – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced that it is extending its distribution agreement with Solvay for three of the company’s High-Performance Polyamides (HPPA), which include Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA), Omnix® HPPA and Kalix® HPPA, and will now be serving all European, Middle Eastern and African countries, with the exception of Italy.

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A. Schulman protects critical vehicle sensors with Schulamid® 612 GF 33 H2

Jan 9, 2017 8:43:51 AM / by Jasmin Bisch

AKRON, Ohio – January 9, 2017– A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that it has recently launched Schulamid® 612 GF 33 H2, a tailored Polyamide 612 (PA 612) grade which provides superior protective performance for automotive sensor housings.

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A. Schulman Presents Joint Venture at Arabplast 2017 Tradeshow in Dubai

Jan 3, 2017 5:33:14 AM / by Jennifer Beeman

AKRON, Ohio – January 3, 2017 – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and powders will for the first time be present with its own tradeshow booth at the Arabplast 2017, taking place from January 8 to 10, 2017 in Dubai, UAE. The focus point of the Company’s presence at the show will be its joint venture NATPET Schulman Specialty Plastic Compounds (NSSPC) in the region.

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A. Schulman wins the grand innovation award from European Society of Plastics Engineers

Dec 16, 2016 10:14:01 AM / by Jennifer Beeman

AKRON, Ohio – December 16, 2016 – A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that it received the Grand Innovation Award from the European Society of Plastics Engineers (“SPE”) in the industry organization’s 2016 Automotive Parts and Components competition.

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