A. Schulman Inc.

A. Schulman throws in the towel on its efforts to buy Ferro

July 4, 2013 11:26 am ET

Compounder and resin distributor A. Schulman Inc. has thrown in the towel on its effort to buy Ferro Corp.


Even as China lags, molders shift to high-end equipment

June 6, 2013 1:48 pm ET

GUANGZHOU, CHINA — With signs that China's manufacturing industry contracted in May, you might have expected a lot of caution inside the halls of the Chinaplas show in Guangzhou.


A. Schulman's busy week featured in this week's video

June 3, 2013 12:58 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — A. Schulman Inc.'s busy week of acquisition, job cuts and plans to sell its Australian compounding plant is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also featured is news of a 1-cent decline in North American...

A. Schulman buying Network Polymers, planning more restructuring actions overseas

May 28, 2013 8:38 am ET

FAIRLAWN, OHIO -- Materials maker A. Schulman Inc. has continued a busy 2013 by agreeing to acquire engineered resin compounder and distributor Network Polymers Inc. for around $50 million.


Ferro responds to challenges at annual meeting

May 28, 2013 12:39 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Ferro Corp.'s response to challenges at its annual meeting are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report on four global compounding expansions.


Ferro executives address company's future

May 22, 2013 3:02 pm ET

INDEPENDENCE, OHIO — Officials with specialty chemicals and plastics maker Ferro Corp. fielded questions from shareholders about the direction of the company at the firm's annual meeting, held May 22 in Independence.


A. Schulman steps up investment in Asia

May 22, 2013 1:35 pm ET

GUANGZHOU, CHINA — Materials firm A. Schulman Inc. is in the midst of an expansion that is more than doubling capacity at its compounding plant in Dongguan, China, part of a broader effort to make Asia a much larger portion of global sales.

Ferro reschedules annual meeting for May 22

May 15, 2013 10:51 am ET

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO — Specialty chemicals and plastics maker Ferro Corp. has delayed its annual meeting from May 15 to May 22 to allow shareholders more time to consider a revised slate of candidates for the firm’s board of directors.

A. Schulman opens new corporate and U.S. headquarters

May 9, 2013 11:49 am ET

FAIRLAWN, OHIO — The new corporate and U.S. headquarters of A. Schulman Inc. in Fairlawn is designed to encourage informal meetings and collaboration at the plastics compounder and resin distributor.

A. Schulman opens additive concentrates plant in India

April 30, 2013 1:38 pm ET

FAIRLAWN, OHIO — A. Schulman Inc. has opened a plant making additive concentrates in Vadodora, India.

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