A. Schulman Revises Regular Cash Dividend Record Date

            A. Schulman Revises Regular Cash Dividend Record Date

PR Newswire

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 19, 2012

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 19, 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. On October 19,
2012, the Company revised the record date to October 29, 2012, instead of the
initially announced record date of October 19, 2012. As previously announced,
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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