A. Schulman Pushes into Africa
A. Schulman Inc., Akron, OH/USA, a supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, announced that it is expanding its presence for masterbatch on the African continent through a strategic partnership with Snetor Chimie, headquartered in Courbevoie Cedex, France.
As of May 2016, A. Schulman has appointed Snetor Chimie, the leader of plastics distribution in the region, as its privileged partner to commercialize its complete range of white, black and colored masterbatches and additives. The commercial activities will be focused exclusively on countries and partners which comply with U.S. and EU trade restrictions and laws.
With an average GDP of 5 percent and an improved political situation, Africa has become an attractive continent for investors. A. Schulman has already partnered with direct customers in the area and this further solidifies its presence through the partnership with Snetor Chimie which has numerous offices and warehouses in various African countries. Snetor Chimie is, with over 35 years of experience in distribution on the African continent, one of the leaders in the area.
A. Schulman GmbH & Co KG
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