North American manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, Cereplast, Inc., announced inking of a distribution agreement with A. Schulman, a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins. Under the agreement, A. Schulman will distribute Cereplast Compostables® and Hybrids Resins® to converters and manufacturers in France, Benelux and Spain. In France, A. Schulman is the leading supplier of plastics and additives to plastic molders and converters.
"Launching this collaboration with A. Schulman is a great step forward for Cereplast Europe. Their team of experienced, plastics-focused resources will enable Cereplast to expand its market presence in several key European countries, and improve our ability to serve a full range of customers," said Jerome Raphanaud, Senior Vice President of Cereplast Europe. A. Schulman's products are supplied to customers in diverse industries including automotive equipment components, construction and home improvement products, film and packaging, medical, telecommunications, toys and others.