Cereplast, Inc. (Cereplast) has signed a distribution agreement with A. Schulman, Inc. (A. Schulman). As per the agreement, A. Schulman will distribute Cereplast’s compostables and hybrids resins to converters and manufacturers in France, Benelux and Spain. These bioplastic resins developed by Cereplast will allow A. Schulman to offer a new bio-based material to its customers interested in more environmentally-friendly solutions.

“A. Schulman is one of the largest and most highly-regarded plastics suppliers in the world,” said Frederic Scheer, Chairman and CEO of Cereplast. “We’re very pleased to have a company of this caliber offering Cereplast resins to its customers in these European countries.”

A. Schulman’s products have become the materials of choice for customers in diverse industries including automotive equipment components, construction and home improvement products, film and packaging, medical, telecommunications, toys and others.

“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. “We look forward to working together with Schulman to accelerate the adoption of bio-plastics in Europe.”