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A. Schulman at JEC World 2016: To Launch Engineered Composites Portfolio

Published on 2016-02-29. Author : SpecialChem

AKRON, Ohio -- A. Schulman, Inc., among the leading international suppliers of high-performance plastic compounds, composites, powders, and resins, will present its broad range of materials at the JEC World Exhibition on March 8-10, 2016, in Paris, France. Using the theme "Our Definition of Success is Helping You Achieve Yours," A. Schulman will be located in Hall 6 - Stand 79, where it will showcase its Engineered Composites business, which is home to an enhanced materials portfolio as a result of the Company's recent acquisition of Citadel Plastics.

A. Schulman Inc.
Fig. 1: A. Schulman Inc.

"We are excited to present for the first time our Engineered Composites' new and unique portfolio to the existing Engineered Plastics solutions for A. Schulman's joint customer base," said Bernard Rzepka, president and chief executive officer. "This enhanced and complementary portfolio enables us to provide innovative solutions to our customers using various technologies."

"With our Engineered Plastics and Engineered Composites materials offering, we are in an exceptional position to meet the increasing need for lightweight, high-strength and high-temperature materials for demanding applications," said Frank Roederer, senior vice president and general manager, Engineered Composites. "Our keen focus on markets and applications allows us to quickly identify the material synergies and offer our customers a wide range of high-performance offerings across various markets such as mobility, electronics & electrical, sports & leisure and energy."

A. Schulman's comprehensive portfolio of thermoset composites consists of:
  • Quantum Composites including Quantum's award-winning carbon fiber Advanced Molding Compounds®—AMC® 8590 and AMC® 8593 —and glass fiber vinyl ester QC 8560 
  • Engineered Structural Compounds® (ESC®) 
  • Bulk Molding Compounds (BMC) 
  • Sheet Molding Compounds (SMC) 
  • Thick Molding Compounds® (TMC®) 
  • Custom Molded parts, Precision Machining and Fabrication of Complex Assemblies

A. Schulman's international team will be present at the stand to meet and inform customers about the Company's latest innovations as well as the existing range of proven, high-quality products for the industry.

About A. Schulman, Inc.

A. Schulman, Inc. is among the leading international suppliers of high-performance plastic compounds and resins headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Since 1928, the Company has been providing innovative solutions to meet its customers' demanding requirements. The Company's customers span a wide range of markets such as packaging, mobility, building & construction, electronics & electrical, agriculture, personal care & hygiene, sports, leisure & home, custom services and others. The Company employs approximately 5,000 people and has 58 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of approximately $2.4 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2015.

Source: A. Schulman, Inc.

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