A. Schulman, Inc. is a supplier of plastic compounds, resins and services. It operates in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Americas and Asia. A. Schulman operates in five lines of business: custom performance colors, masterbatch solutions, engineered plastics, specialty powders and distribution services. The Company offers powdered or pelletized color concentrates custom-designed to enhance virtually all thermoplastic resins. The Company’s Masterbatch solutions include concentrates designed to improve the performance, appearance, and processing of plastics for applications such as white color, absorptive, anti-fog, anti-static and carbon black; additive solutions to enhance performance such as antibacterial, flame retardants, ultra-violet, anti-static, barrier (optimal heat and light transmittance), antioxidants (protection of foods) and processing (foaming agents, slip, process aids, release agents, and anti-blocking) properties; and application solutions.