A. Schulman To Showcase Its Packaging Material Solutions At PACK EXPO

    A. Schulman To Showcase Its Packaging Material Solutions At PACK EXPO

PR Newswire

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS:
SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches,
specialty powders and distribution services, will showcase its innovative
solutions for a wide range of packaging applications at PACK EXPO
International 2012, October 28-31, in Chicago, Illinois.

"Driven by the technical performance, innovation and quality of our solutions,
packaging is a growth area for A. Schulman, especially in North America, and
we are excited to support the industry at PACK EXPO," said Chris Kerscher,
Marketing Manager - Masterbatch, United States. "We work with converters and
plastic users to provide quality beyond their expectations by taking advantage
of our global resources and our ability to adapt to their requirements. Our
technological capabilities and collaborative approach enable us to tackle
complex problems through joint development programs. We invite new and
existing customers to visit our booth and challenge us with their next
development need."

Items on display at PACK EXPO will include a variety of color and additive
masterbatch surface solutions designed to provide custom aesthetics and
tailored control over skin layers in rigid and flexible applications. In rigid
packaging, custom color and surface solutions provide distinguished visual
impact, powerful shelf presence and global brand consistency. In flexible
packaging, surface solutions and multilayer structures offer design
flexibility to control aesthetics, impart texture and tailor functionality of
critical film surfaces. The exhibit will showcase innovative solutions to
inspire package designers as they encounter performance, appearance and
processing challenges.

Additional information and examples of the Company's innovative surface
solutions will be on display in Booth #5856 in Lower North Hall.

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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