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2012-03-01 19:00:00

HOUSTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Polymers LLC (together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, "Kraton"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," announces a general price increase in Europe, Africa and the Middle East of Euro 350/MT for all Kraton HSBC polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect April 1, 2012. About Kraton PolymersKraton Performance Polymers, Inc., (NYSE: KRA)...

2012-03-01 19:00:00

HOUSTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Polymers LLC (together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, "Kraton"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," announces a price increase in Europe, Africa and the Middle East of Euro 200/MT for all Kraton SBS polymers and compounds for the Adhesives, Sealants, Coatings, and Advanced Materials markets. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect April 1, 2012....

2012-02-29 08:30:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," in partnership with the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) is pleased to announce the findings of The NCAT Pavement Test Track project that tested and compared the performance of Kraton HiMA technology against competing asphalt pavement technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120229/DA58923LOGO-a) (Photo:...

2012-02-22 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, today announced the appointment of Dominique Fournier to its Board of Directors, effective February 16, 2012. "It is a pleasure to welcome Dominique Fournier to Kraton's Board," said Dan F. Smith, Chairman of Kraton's Board of Directors. "Dominique's extensive knowledge and leadership experience in the global chemical industry will be...

2012-02-02 16:46:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. Kraton invites you to listen to the conference call, which...

2012-02-01 21:20:43

A relatively fast, easy and inexpensive technique for inducing nanorods - rod-shaped semiconductor nanocrystals - to self-assemble into one-, two- and even three-dimensional macroscopic structures has been developed by a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). This technique should enable more effective use of nanorods in solar cells, magnetic storage devices and sensors. It should also help boost the electrical and...

2011-12-02 14:50:00

Monomer-Polymer and Dajac Labs announced today that it has acquired IsoSciences, LLC. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Monomer-Polymer and Dajac Labs today announced it has completed the acquisition of IsoSciences, LLC, a privately-held manufacturer of stable isotope-labeled hormones, vitamins and specialty organic chemicals, located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. IsoSciences, will become a subsidiary of the parent MPD Holdings and will complement MPDâs existing...

2011-12-02 13:13:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) announced today that Kraton's Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Stephen E. Tremblay will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Industrials Conference on December 6, 2011 from 9:05 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. A live webcast of this presentation may be accessed at https://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/industrials2011/id51560900.cfm or at http://www.kraton.com/ by...

2011-10-11 16:18:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss Third Quarter 2011 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Monday, October 31, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100728/DA42514LOGO) Kraton invites...

2011-10-04 02:30:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, October 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Leading Styrenics Supplier Starts Operations On October 1st, 2011 Styrolution officially started operating as an independent company, following the approval of the relevant antitrust authorities. The new company is a 50:50 joint venture between BASF and INEOS, comprising the key styrenics activities of the two partners. Styrolution is the world's leading styrenics supplier. Styrolution is the only one of...