A. Schulman Increases Regular Cash Dividend

                 A. Schulman Increases Regular Cash Dividend

PR Newswire

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18, 2012

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of A.
Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) on October 18, 2012, declared a regular cash
dividend of $0.195 per common share, payable November 1, 2012, to shareholders
of record on October 19, 2012. This is an increase of 2.6% from the prior
quarter's dividend of $0.19 per common share. 

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 3,100 people and has 34
manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of $2.2
billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2011. Additional information
about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.


SOURCE A. Schulman, Inc.

Website: http://www.aschulman.com
Contact: Jennifer K. Beeman, Director of Corporate Communications & Investor
Relations, A. Schulman, Inc., +1-330-668-7346,
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