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Compounder expands to China

Distributor and custom compounder A.Schulman Inc. has opened a $7.4 million, 100,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility...


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June 21, 2004 by Canadian Plastics

Distributor and custom compounder A.Schulman Inc. has opened a $7.4 million, 100,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China. The facility will produce compounded plastics for the film, packaging and automotive markets in China. The new facility currently has one compounding line with the capacity to produce 40 million lb. of product a year. The plant will start with 40 employees.
"As a global company, we have to invest in the markets we serve, particularly in the film, packaging and automotive markets in China," said Terry Haines, president and CEO. "It will also help us bring our U.S. and European innovations to Asian markets."
A. Schulman is headquartered in Akron OH and has a sales office in Mississauga, ON, as well as a manufacturing plant in St. Thomas, ON.


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