AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 19, 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. On October 19, 2012, the Company revised the record date to October 29, 2012, instead of the initially announced record date of October 19, 2012. As previously announced, 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.