FAIRLAWN, OHIO (June 19, 1:15 p.m. ET) — A. Schulman Inc. said it has opened research and development centers in Germany and Mexico.
The centers are in Kerpen, Germany, near Cologne, and in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The Fairlawn-based compounder and resin distributor said the centers will help it work closely with key customers and suppliers.
“Expanding these critical relationships will help align our global technology and product development efforts with the current requirements and emerging needs of our customers and end-markets,” said Patricia Mishic, vice president and chief marketing officer.
In Mexico, initial areas of emphasis will be technology for agriculture and aquaculture materials, sustainable material technologies, and nanomaterials.