AKRON, Ohio – April 12, 2018 – A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced its participation at Chinaplas 2018, Asia’s most important trade fair for plastics. A. Schulman will demonstrate how its comprehensive portfolio can deliver customized solutions to address global market demands in a variety of growing industries in Asia, including transportation, packaging, infrastructure electrical and electronics and consumer products.
Under the booth theme of “Our definition of success is helping you achieve yours”, the company will be located in Hall 7.2, Booth R01. The annual CHINAPLAS show is being held April 24-27, 2018, in Shanghai, China.
A. Schulman’s display will highlight newly developed products in masterbatches, engineering plastics and specialty powders. Examples include materials for low-emissions grades for automotive interiors, low-density and metal replacements for lightweighting, color masterbatch and color solutions for protective films and non-wovens, and mold-in-color metallic effects in various resin substrates.
"At this year’s Chinaplas show, we look forward to showcasing how we are supporting our customers’ success through industry-leading service and timely innovation,” states Derek Bristow, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia for A. Schulman. “We are also supporting our customers through important investments that we recently made in China. We have added additional capacity in our color masterbatch plant in Changshu, which produces premium color additives for packaging, automotive, agricultural, sports, leisure and home customers in China and other growing markets throughout Asia Pacific.”
"We are excited to present our latest products that address our customers' needs for more efficient materials processing, better performance and sustainability. Our technical capabilities and wide product portfolio, coupled with our knowledge of the Asia plastics industry, make us a valuable partner for our customers to develop the materials to meet today’s market demands."
Product highlights at Chinaplas also include:
- A complete product range of low-emission solutions for interior automotive applications.
- Schulablend® polymer blends that provide unique performance and economic benefits for applications such as grills, HVAC, cup holders, door components and seat belt parts.
- Lightweight solutions across our different polymer materials.
- Reinforced Schulamid® 612, a tailored Polyamide 612 (PA 612) grade that provides superior protective performance for automotive sensor housings.
- Award-winning molded metallic color materials for the perfect dispersion of metallic color in various resin substrates, as well materials that improve scratch-resistant for high-gloss and matte surfaces.
Meet our experts at Booth 7.2 / R.01 or visit www.aschulman.com to learn more about how A. Schulman helps its customers to be successful.
About A. Schulman
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 4,900 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
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