AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) on October 18, 2012, declared a regular cash dividend of $0.195 per common share, payable November 1, 2012, to shareholders of record on October 19, 2012. This is an increase of 2.6% from the prior quarter's dividend of $0.19 per common share. About A. Schulman, Inc. A. Schulman, Inc. is a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Since 1928, the Company has been providing innovative solutions to meet its customers' demanding requirements. The Company's customers span a wide range of markets such as packaging, mobility, building & construction, electronics & electrical, agriculture, personal care & hygiene, sports & leisure, custom services and others. The Company employs approximately 3,100 people and has 34 manufacturing facilities globally. A. Schulman reported net sales of $2.2 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2011. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com. SHLM_ALL SOURCE A. Schulman, Inc.