Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
A. Schulman, Inc. (the “Company,” “A. Schulman,” “we,” “our,” “ours” and “us”) was organized as an Ohio corporation in 1928 and changed its state of incorporation to Delaware in 1969. Founded in 1928 by Alex Schulman, the Akron, Ohio based company began as a processor of rubber compounds. During those early days, when Akron, Ohio was known as the rubber capital of the world, Mr. Schulman saw opportunity in taking existing rubber products and compounding new formulations to meet under-served market needs. As the newly emerging science of polymers began to make market strides in the early 1950s, A. Schulman was there to advance the possibilities of the technology, leveraging its compounding expertise into developing solutions to meet exact customer application requirements. The Company later expanded into Europe, Latin America and Asia, establishing manufacturing plants, technology centers and sales offices in numerous countries. In 1972 the Company went public. Today, A. ... More ...