A. Schulman Highlights Product Innovations and Material Expertise at NPE 2018

AKRON, Ohio – April 9, 2018 – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites, and resins, will be presenting one of the broadest product ranges and latest innovations at NPE from May 7-11, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at Booth #S24023.

This year, A. Schulman will be showcasing its comprehensive product range of Masterbatches, Engineering Plastics, Engineered Composites, Specialty Powders and Distribution Service, spanning the packaging, mobility, building & construction, electrical & electronics, agriculture and sports, leisure & home markets.

Product highlights at NPE will include:

Polybatch® EasyPour- improving the dispensing of liquids from stand-up pouches and other packaging designs to enhance the customer experience;
A complete product range of Weatherable Polymers for some of the toughest outdoor applications;
ECO-FLEX® RTPV- a recycled material that combines the ease of processing and cost-efficiency for TPV applications in areas like Lawn & Garden and Automotive;
An extensive variety of PET Masterbatches for innovative packaging and customized solutions;
Bulk Molding Compounds (BMC)- delivering solutions to an industry historically dominated by cast iron.

A. Schulman will also be presenting their Inspired by Innovation series as part of the NPE Expert Supper Sessions located in the West Building. These presentations will review the latest trends and technologies addressing critical issues facing our markets today. This informative series consists of:

Inspired by Innovation: Trends and Material Solutions for the Packaging Market;
Inspired by Innovation: Trends and Material Solutions for the Building & Construction Market;
Inspired by Innovation: ECO-FLEX® RTPV, a Recycled Material Solution for TPV Applications.

“Our vast market knowledge coupled with our technical capabilities, wide product portfolio and collaborative nature makes A. Schulman a valuable partner when developing solutions to address market and customer needs,” says Frank Roederer, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the United States & Canada Region and Engineered Composites at A. Schulman. “We look forward to showcasing our innovative materials and learning more about what inspires our customers at this year’s show.”

Visit Booth S24023 to learn more about how A. Schulman works hand in hand with its customers to develop fit-for-purpose solutions. From countless custom-made solutions to a large range of standard products, we remain committed to solving tomorrow’s challenges.

About A. Schulman, Inc.
A. Schulman, Inc. is a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites 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 5,200 people and has 54 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.5 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2017. Additional information about
A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.

Contact information:
Media in Americas:
Chelsea Henderson
Senior Marketing Communications Specialist
A. Schulman, Inc.
3637 Ridgewood Road
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Tel. 330-668-7290
Email: Chelsea.Henderson@aschulman.com 

Media and Investors in United States
Jennifer K. Beeman
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
A. Schulman, Inc.
3637 Ridgewood Road
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Tel: 330-668-7346
Email: Jennifer.Beeman@aschulman.com