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A. Schulman buys Australia's Compco, 10th acquisition in 4 years


September 2, 2014 11:13 am ET

UPDATED — Materials firm A. Schulman Inc.'s buying spree has reached double digits. The Fairlawn, Ohio-based company on Sept. 2 announced its 10th acquisition in four years, buying Australian compounder and concentrate maker Compco Pty. Ltd....

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Gingo's second act at A. Schulman came with challenges


July 11, 2014 11:58 am ET

Things were far from smooth when Joseph Gingo took the top job at A. Schulman Inc. in Fairlawn, Ohio. Almost seven years later, he's leaving Schulman in much better shape than it was when he came aboard on Jan. 1, 2008.

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Rzepka named to replace Gingo as A. Schulman's CEO


June 23, 2014 9:54 am ET

Joseph Gingo — who kick-started major changes at materials firm A. Schulman Inc. in the last seven years — will retire from his roles as president and CEO on Dec. 31.

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A. Schulman buying most of Ferro's specialty plastics business


June 4, 2014 10:07 am ET

Less than a year after ending its effort to acquire Ferro Corp., A. Schulman Inc. is acquiring most of that firm's Specialty Plastics business for $91 million in cash. Ferro, meantime, announced that it is looking for a buyer for its polymer...

A. Schulman strengthens its foothold in Europe, Asia with Perrite


May 14, 2014 12:23 pm ET

A. Schulman Inc.'s takeover of United Kingdom-based compounding company Perrite Group has given the U.S. group a stronger position in engineering thermoplastics in Asia and Europe.

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A. Schulman targets major growth in Asia


May 13, 2014 12:34 pm ET

U.S.-based materials firm A. Schulman Inc. has ambitious targets for its Asia business, including actively considering acquisitions and additional manufacturing and research capability, company executives said at the recent Chinaplas trade fair.

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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.

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