Pack Expo - A. Schulman To Feature A Wide Range Of Integrated Solutions Serving The North American Packaging Industry At PACK EXPO International

PACK EXPO International, November 2-5, 2014, in Chicago

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2014 -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, will feature an integrated range of products and services for flexible and rigid packaging at PACK EXPO International, November 2-5, 2014, in Chicago. A. Schulman will be located in Booth 6704, Lakeside Hall, at McCormick Place.


A. Schulman's Masterbatch Solutions and Custom Performance Color business units are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of the packaging industry with the Company's proven technical solutions. Over the last four years, several acquisitions have significantly accelerated the Company's ability to serve the North American packaging industry and better support customers' need for differentiation.

A. Schulman provides many functional additives used to protect package contents and contribute to food product safety, including antimicrobials for targeted applications; UV light absorbers; additive formulations for packaging films that maintain functional performance and enhance aesthetics; special-effect technology for thin films; labels, laminations and extrusion coating; and security films to protect against counterfeiting.

"A. Schulman is focused on driving technical advancements and growth opportunities in the packaging industry," said Gustavo Perez, A. Schulman Vice President and General Manager, Americas. "We have the size, scale and know-how to solve big challenges for customers, and our strong formulation and application knowledge helps us to develop customized solutions that address key market trends and deliver new levels of functionality for them. We are well-positioned to be a go-to, value-added supplier for innovative packaging manufacturers worldwide."

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 3,900 people and has 42 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.5 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2014. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.

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