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A. Schulman, Citadel discuss the $800 million deal


April 15, 2015 1:45 pm ET

The $800 million match of materials maker A. Schulman Inc. and Citadel Plastics felt good from the start. “Everything in our first meetings showed that it was a good fit culturally,” Schulman CEO Bernard Rzepka said, “And as we...

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Strong dollar puts strain on manufacturers' bottom line


April 14, 2015 11:20 am ET

The U.S. dollar has been growing increasingly strong in recent months, thanks to a growing national economy and falling oil prices. But this has strained manufacturers who are looking to sell their suddenly more costly products overseas or compete...

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A. Schulman's sales, production climb for first half of fiscal year


April 10, 2015 10:55 am ET

Recent acquisitions led to a big gain in A. Schulman Inc.'s U.S./Canadian sales in the first half of the firm's 2015 fiscal year.

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A. Schulman to open masterbatch plant in Turkey


April 7, 2015 2:37 pm ET

Materials firm A. Schulman Inc. said April 7 that it plans to spend 5 million to 7 million euros ($5.5 million to $7.7 million) on a new masterbatch facility in Turkey, to tap into market growth in the region.

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Citadel purchase will nearly double A. Schulman's US sales


March 19, 2015 12:06 pm ET

Materials firm A. Schulman Inc. has kept its buying streak alive with its biggest deal yet — acquiring compounder and composites maker Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc. for $800 million.

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A. Schulman buying Citadel for $800 million


March 16, 2015 9:00 am ET

Materials firm A. Schulman Inc. has kept its buying streak alive with its biggest deal yet – acquiring compounder and composites maker Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc. for $800 million.

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Materials firms look for stock rebound


January 29, 2015 1:52 pm ET

DuPont Co., A. Schulman Inc. and Rogers Corp. thrived amid the stock market chaos of 2014, but the other 12 publicly held materials firms tracked by Plastics News didn't fare as well.

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A. Schulman, Citadel continue buying blitz


January 27, 2015 11:32 am ET

A. Schulman Inc. and Citadel Plastics Inc. — two deal-happy materials firms — were at it again in the second half of 2014.

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A. Schulman doubling capacity in Dongguan


December 5, 2014 12:25 pm ET

Increased demand has led materials firm A. Schulman Inc. to double manufacturing capacity for masterbatch concentrates at its plant in Dongguan, China.

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'Evolution, not revolution' on the horizon for A. Schulman


November 28, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bernard Rzepka's schedule for his first year as CEO of compounding leader A. Schulman Inc. does not include reinventing the wheel.

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