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2011-06-06 08:00:00

HOUSTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Houston Chronicle Top 100 list of publicly traded companies in the Houston area for 2010. The Top 100 list, which is prepared on behalf of the Houston Chronicle by Capital IQ Compustat, ranks Houston's top public companies by a score based on four measures of financial performance: total revenue,...

2011-06-01 19:00:00

HOUSTON, June 1, 2011 /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 the Americas of 176 USD/MT, or 8 cpp for Kraton SBS and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and 220 USD/MT, or 10 cpp for all SIS and SIBS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect July 1, 2011....

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2011-05-18 09:59:32

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have developed pigment-free, intensely colored polymer materials, which could provide new, anti-counterfeit devices on passports or banknotes due to their difficulty to copy. The polymers do not use pigments but instead exhibit intense color due to their structure, similar to the way nature creates color for beetle shells and butterfly wings. These colors were created by highly ordered polymer layers, which the researchers produced using block...

2011-05-11 15:01:00

HOUSTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Polymers LLC and Kraton Polymers Capital Corporation (together, the "Company"), two subsidiaries of Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, today announced the commencement of an exchange offer for all of their outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Initial Notes"), which are not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Act"), for an equal principal amount...

2011-05-04 19:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /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 the Asia Pacific region of 450 USD/MT for Kraton SBS, and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and 200 USD/MT for Kraton SIS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect June 1, 2011. About Kraton Kraton...

2011-05-02 19:00:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /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 Kraton SBS, and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and Euro 80/MT on all SIBS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect June 1, 2011. About...

2011-05-02 19:00:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /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 the Americas of 375 USD/MT, or 17 cpp for Kraton SBS, and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and 110 USD/MT, or 5 cpp on all SIBS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect June 1, 2011. About...

2011-05-02 19:00:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /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 300/MT for all Kraton HSBC polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect June 1, 2011. About Kraton Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.(NYSE: KRA), through...

2011-05-02 19:00:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /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 Asia Pacific Region of 450 USD/MT for all Kraton HSBC polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect June 1, 2011. About Kraton Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), through its operating...

2011-05-02 19:00:00

HOUSTON, May 2, 2011 /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 the Americas of 330 USD/MT, or 15 cpp, for all Kraton HSBC polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect June 1, 2011. About Kraton Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.(NYSE: KRA), through its...


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