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A. Schulman buys Prime Colorants


January 7, 2014 5:34 pm ET

Officials with Fairlawn, Ohio-based Schulman announced on Jan. 7 that the firm had paid $15.1 million to acquire Prime Colorants Inc., a maker of custom color and additive concentrates in Franklin, Tenn. The deal is Schulman’s ninth...

A. Schulman picks executive to oversee global dealmaking


January 7, 2014 11:24 am ET

Fairlawn, Ohio-based A. Schulman Inc. has named James Irwin its senior director of corporate business development, a newly created position in which he'll be responsible for the plastic resins supplier's mergers, acquisitions and divestitures across the globe.

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A. Schulman keeps eye out for potential acquisitions


November 26, 2013 10:19 am ET

Even as it marks its 85th birthday, A. Schulman Inc. isn't limiting its directions for future growth. “We started with rubber and moved into thermoplastics — but we could do more,” Bernard Rzepka, chief operating officer and...

Sales rise but profit slips for A. Schulman


October 29, 2013 4:42 pm ET

Materials supplier A. Schulman Inc. has wrapped up a 2013 fiscal year in which sales edged up but profit slumped.

A. Schulman ramps up products for K


October 16, 2013 1:00 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — A challenging European economy isn't going to stop A. Schulman Inc. from showcasing several new products at K 2013.

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PP resin prices surge, PE prices fall flat


September 9, 2013 1:02 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — A polypropylene price increase and an usually flat period for polyethylene pricing are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report another acquisition for A. Schulman, as well as news of a new shale ...

A. Schulman acquires thermoplastics manufacturer Perrite Group


September 3, 2013 8:41 am ET

Materials firm A. Schulman Inc. has acquired British compounder and resin distributor Perrite Group for about $52 million.

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Dog days are good for materials firms' stocks


August 23, 2013 2:26 pm ET

As the stock market moves through the dog days of August, executives with most publicly held plastic materials makers have to be happy with how their firms' per-share stock prices have done in 2013.

Plastic materials deals up in first half


July 16, 2013 10:01 am ET

The pace of global plastic materials deals picked up in the first half of 2013 when compared with the same six-month period in 2012.

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Resin prices rise, A. Schulman takeover goes bust


July 8, 2013 1:46 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Price hikes for polypropylene and high density polyethylene resins are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week we report that A. Schulman Inc. is throwing in the towel on its effort to buy Ferro Corp.

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