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2011-04-25 15:01:00

HOUSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (and together with its subsidiaries, "Kraton"), announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Kraton invites you to listen to the...

2011-04-20 19:00:00

HOUSTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," announces plans to highlight six of its latest innovations platforms for distinct end uses including wire and cable; soft skin technology; protective films and packaging; medical and high temperature TPE solutions and isoprene rubber (IR) and IR latex during innovation seminars at the Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou on May 17-18, 2011....

2011-04-07 19:00:00

HOUSTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," is pleased to announce that the American Chemical Society (ACS) has selected Dr. Carl Willis of Kraton Polymers and Prof. Timothy Long of Virginia Tech as recipients of the 2011 Cooperative Research Award in Polymer Science and Engineering. The award, sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company (endowed by Eastman Kodak in 1992; an ACS...

2011-04-06 15:01:00

HOUSTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, announced today the closing of the secondary public offering of 9,988,072 shares of its common stock held by affiliates of TPG Capital, L.P. and J.P. Morgan Partners, LLC at a price to the public of $37.75 per share, representing all of the shares of common stock held by the selling stockholders. The Company did not receive any proceeds from the...

2011-04-01 19:00:00

HOUSTON, April 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 330 USD/MT, or 15 cpp for Kraton SBS, and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and 220 USD/MT, or 10 cpp for all Kraton SIS polymers and compounds, and 330 USD/MT, or 15 cpp on all SIBS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable...

2011-04-01 19:00:00

HOUSTON, April 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 Europe, Africa and the Middle East of Euro 150/MT for Kraton SBS, and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and Euro 100/MT for all Kraton SIS polymers and compounds, and Euro 150/MT on all SIBS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these...

2011-04-01 00:51:09

New method allows for more precise control over ATRP, a popular technique used for creating specialized plastics Scientists led by Carnegie Mellon University chemist Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are using electricity from a battery to drive atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), a widely used method of creating industrial plastics. The environmentally friendly approach, reported in the April 1 issue of Science, represents a breakthrough in the level of control scientists can achieve over the...

2011-03-28 19:00:00

HOUSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," announces enhancements to its official website to showcase the key performance attributes and latest technological advancements in NEXAR polymers sulfonated polymer membrane technology. Kraton Polymers debuted NEXAR polymers in the USA, China, and Germany in 2010 and most recently enhanced its website to showcase the features, benefits,...

2011-03-14 09:53:00

HOUSTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, today announced that Dr. Holger R. Jung has joined Kraton as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. In his new role Dr. Jung will have responsibility for all sales, marketing and market development activities globally for Kraton, reporting to Kevin M. Fogarty, Kraton's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are extremely pleased that Holger has...

2011-03-01 19:00:00

HOUSTON, March 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 110 USD/t, or 5 cpp for Kraton SBS, and OE SBS polymers and compounds, and 110 USD/t, or 5 cpp for all Kraton SIS and SIBS polymers and compounds. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect April 1,...


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