AGREEMENT entered into this 1st day of July 2000 by and between Phillip Karig (the "Employee") and
Spartech Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the "Employer").
WHEREAS, Employer desires to employ Employee, and Employee is willing to accept such employment on the
terms hereinafter set forth,
NOW, THEREFORE, the parties agree as follows:
1. Employment . Employer hereby employs Employee and Employee agrees to accept such employment on the
terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.
2. Term . The term of this Agreement shall commence July 1, 2000 and, unless earlier terminated as provided
herein, continue through June 30, 2002.
3. Duties . Employer employs Employee to act in an executive capacity, as Director of Purchasing for Employer,
on all aspects of its business, as and when requested, and at such times and places as Employer shall reasonably
request, subject always to the control and direction of Employer's Board of Directors. During the term of this
Agreement, Employee (a) will serve Employer faithfully, diligently and to the best of his ability, and (b) will devote
his best efforts and his entire working time, attention and skill to the performance of his duties hereunder and to
promoting and furthering the interests of Employer. While he is so employed, Employee will not, without the prior
written consent of Employer, render any services to any other business concern; provided, however, that nothing
herein shall prevent Employee from (i) engaging in additional activities in connection with personal investments
which do not interfere or conflict with his duties hereunder, or (ii) making any investment in any publicly traded
company so long as such investment does not exceed one percent of the outstanding securities of any class.
4. Compensation . Subject to periodic review for cost of living and/or merit and other increases, Employer
agrees to compensate Employee at the rate of $100,000 annually. Employer shall further advance or reimbu