A. Schulman to Webcast Fiscal 2013 First-Quarter Earnings Conference Call

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq:SHLM) expects to release fiscal 2013 first-quarter results after the market closes on Thursday, January 3, 2013. The Company will hold its fiscal 2013 first-quarter earnings conference call on Friday, January 4, at 10 a.m. Eastern time, with Joseph Gingo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Joseph Levanduski, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The conference call will be available via a live webcast and a replay will be archived for 90 days. To access the webcast or replay, visit the Company's Web site, www.aschulman.com.

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 $2.1 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012. Additional information about A. Schulman can be found at www.aschulman.com.

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CONTACT:  Jennifer K. Beeman 
          Director of Corporate Communications & 
          Investor Relations 
          A. Schulman, Inc. 
          3550 W. Market St. 
          Akron, Ohio 44333 
          Tel: 330-668-7346 
          email: Jennifer_Beeman@us.aschulman.com