A. Schulman is a global plastics supplier, headquartered in Fairlawn, Ohio. The organization provides plastic materials and resins, which are used as recyclable in many different markets. Its principal brands consist of proprietary and custom-formulated engineered plastic compounds, color concentrates and additives that are designed to enhance the appearance and performance of plastics in a range of specialized applications. Rather than being considered a plastics manufacturer by itself, the Company is in the plastic compounding business.
Our thermoplastic additives and color concentrates improve the appearance and performance of resins to meet your exact specifications.
Polybatch products are thermoplastic additives and color concentrates improve the appearance and performance of resins to meet your exact specifications. The additive innovations and color-matching expertise are backed by the equipment and trained personnel at our Global Technology Centers. It is widely used to enhance BOPP; blown or cast film; sheet and profile extrusion; blown and injection molding; and thermoforming applications. Masterbatches are available in PE, PP, PS and special engineered resins like PET and nylon.
This multi-component system of specialty additives and minerals provides a cost-effective solution for synthetic film applications. Papermatch imparts to film paper-like feel, qualities and printability, including increased stiffness and maximum deadfold properties. It can also be used in blown or cast film applications. Its available in both pigmented and natural tones, in a variety of finishes from very smooth to very coarse, and is FDA approved.
Applications include banners, book covers, maps, labels, standup pouches, courier envelopes, lumber wrap and house wrap.
Carbon black concentrates consist of a wide variety of pigment systems ranging from large to small particle sizes. This range of systems allows for tinting strengths of blue, jet black and brown. These products can be used in a wide variety of polymer systems from ABS, G-PS, HIPS, LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, and PP homo and co-polymers. As leaders in black masterbatch technology for over 40 years, A. Schulman have achieved the most demanding performance requirements including UV, FDA, conductive, dispersion, and processability. Typical applications include film, compounding, pipe, fiber, and injection/blow molding. Industries served include agricultural, automotive, consumer products, industrial, and packaging.
High-performance plastic compounds and resins, which are used as raw materials in a variety of markets. Our proprietary and custom-formulated color concentrates and additives improve the appearance and performance of plastics in a number of specialized applications.