AKRON, Ohio, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading global supplier of engineered plastics, masterbatches, specialty powders and distribution services, will feature "Surface Solutions – Bringing Performance, Appearance and Processing to the Surface" at NPE 2012 in Orlando, Florida, April 1 to 5. Visitors to Booth 15000 in the South Hall will learn how Polybatch ® Surface Solutions provide unique combinations of technical, operational and economic benefits in rigid and flexible packaging.
A. Schulman's Surface Solutions are enabling masterbatches designed to provide custom aesthetics and tailored control over complex performance, appearance and processing challenges faced by packaging designers.
Surface Solutions impart visual impact, powerful shelf presence and global brand consistency in rigid applications. In flexible packaging, Surface Solutions provide design flexibility to control aesthetics, impart texture and tailor functionality of critical film surfaces.
Examples on display at NPE include:
- Visual and textural enhancements, including Papermatch ® synthetic paper concentrates, PLA opacifiers and DUL matte compounds for polypropylene, polyethylene, polyethylene terephthalate and polyamide
- Custom color, combined with dramatic special effect treatments, to provide design flexibility to tailor appearance in extrusion blow molding, sheet and injection molding.