A. Schulman Inc.

Engineered thermoset composites molding compounds; engineered thermoplastics molding compounds; design, engineering and compression or injection molding of thermoset parts and system assemblies.

3637 Ridgewood Rd.
Fairlawn, OH 44333 US

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A. Schulman opens fifth Innovation & Collaboration Center at Quantum Composites
The two-day event featured golf on June 6 followed by a tour of the facility and concurrent technical sessions on June 7.

SMC: Old dog, new tricks
A sheet molding compound renaissance highlights new reinforcements, new fillers, new matrices, new opportunities.

Compression molding: New materials and markets
From multifunctional aircraft interiors to compounds using continuous fabrics to the growing use of recycled carbon fiber – compression molding offers new opportunities.

Joseph Gingo replaces Bernard Rzepka as A. Schulman CEO
A. Schulman, which bought Citadel Plastics in 2015, is under-performing and ousted Rzepka to right the ship. Gingo was CEO from 2008 through 2014.

CAMX 2016 preview: A. Schulman
A. Schulman Inc. (Akron, OH, US), an international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites, powders and resins will launch its Forged Preg next-generation composite material.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

Fiber reinforcement forms (2016)
Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.

A. Schulman to establish technical center for engineered composites
Located in Bay City, MI, US, the Engineered Composites Innovation and Collaboration Center will help customers develop lightweighting and parts consolidation solutions.

Green resins: Closer to maturity
As more players approach the market, R&D expands, but overall market growth in the composites arena is still slow but steady.

A.Schulman completes acquisition of Citadel Plastics for $800 million
The purchase adds Citadel’s specialty engineered composites business to the company’s offerings.

Managing weight in emergency medical transport
Repetitive strain risk for first responders sends emergency equipment provider back to the drawing board to develop more ergonomic cot.

Fiber reinforcement forms (2015)
Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.

CAMX 2014 show report
Bigger, better and more inclusive than any previous U.S. composites trade event, the inaugural show turns North American eyes forward to the future.

Styrene & cobalt: Headed for the exit?
Fair or not, styrene and cobalt are now considered harmful to humans. Here's an update on the impact this issue poses for the composites industry and what resin and additive manufacturers are doing about it.

Premix BMC exceeds standard for arc track resistance
Premi-Glas 3101-20 has passed the ASTM D-2303 standard for arc track resistance at an exposure of greater than 2,000 minutes.

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Hybrid carbon fiber/glass fiber reinforcement
Quantum Composites has introduced its first hybrid carbon fiber/glass fiber material, suitable for compression molding in automotive, heavy truck, medical, sporting goods and industrial applications.

The markets: Fuel cells and batteries (2014)
Reinforced thermosets and thermoplastics are increasingly the keys to the expansion of both fuel-cell and battery technologies aimed at the transportation industry.

The Composites Group strengthens senior management
Hector Diaz-Stringel, Dwight Morgan and Marc Imbrogno join top leadership at the Highlands Heights, Ohio-based supplier of thermoset molding compounds and molded composites.

Bio-composites update: Beyond eco-branding
No longer dependent only on their green credentials, some suppliers of bio-based fibers and resins are competing on price and performance.

Will carbon fiber be ready to join the 54.5-mpg battle?
Guest columnists Lindsay Brooke, senior editor of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ (SAE) Automotive Engineering International magazine, says Carbon fiber’s decades-long promise in automotive composites might, indeed, be realized.

Product Categories of A. Schulman Inc.

Aerospace, aircraft interior
Aerospace, radomes
Anti-fouling
Automotive, body panels & substructures
Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
Automotive, underhood
Bismaleimide, >12K tow
Bismaleimide, Other broadgoods
Bismaleimide, Roving
Bulk molding (BMC)
Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
Colorant, pigments
Compression molding
Compression molding
Conductive
Conductive
Custom compounding and blending
Custom compounding and blending
Epoxy, <12K tow
Epoxy, >12K tow
Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
Fire-retardant
General-purpose
Injection molding
Injection molding
Low-pressure molding
Marine
Other coating materials
Other composite structures
Other gel coats
Other tools/tooling materials
Other, <12K tow
Other, >12K tow
Phenolic, <12K tow
Phenolic, >12K tow
Polyester, unsaturated, <12K tow
Polyester, unsaturated, >12K tow
Polyester, unsaturated, Other broadgoods
Polyester, unsaturated, Roving
Polyimide, <12K tow
Potable-water grades
Prototyping
Prototyping
Sheet molding (SMC)
Thermoplastic, long fiber-reinforced (LFRT)
Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced
Thick molding
UV stabilizers
UV-curable
Vinyl ester, <12K tow
Vinyl ester, >12K tow
Vinyl ester, Other broadgoods
Vinyl ester, Roving