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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

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.

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.

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, 2011.

2011-02-23 15:22:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 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, March 3, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.

2011-02-14 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

2011-01-20 15:01:59

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have coaxed polymers to braid themselves into wispy nanoscale ropes that approach the structural complexity of biological materials.

2011-01-11 15:08:38

Many futurists envision a world in which polymer membranes with molecular-sized channels are used to capture carbon, produce solar-based fuels, or desalinate sea water, among many other functions.

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2011-01-04 10:41:58

Novel nanostructure pattern never seen in a plastic material.


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