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2010-10-18 19:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," announces plans to exhibit at The 18th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber Worldwide (K 2010), from October 27-November 3, 2010 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The company plans to showcase six of its latest innovations including alternatives for PVC, TPU, and natural rubber in automotive slush molded interior soft skins, medical and...

2010-10-14 15:01:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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, November 4, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss third quarter 2010 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. Kraton invites you to...

2010-09-24 15:35:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) announced today that Kraton's President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin M. Fogarty will present at the Oppenheimer 5th Annual Industrials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A live webcast of this presentation may be accessed at www.kraton.com by selecting the Investor Relations tab, then "Events" from the menu and then...

2010-08-25 19:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBC's" (together with Kraton Polymers LLC and its other subsidiaries, "Kraton"), announced that its roof coating formulation containing Kraton G1643, a styrenic block copolymer (SBC), exceeds requirements in the ASTM International D6083 standard specification recognized in the elastomeric roof coating market. (LOGO:...

2010-08-24 19:00:00

HOUSTON and SHANGHAI, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBC's" (together with Kraton Polymers LLC and its other subsidiaries, "Kraton"), announced that it has initiated a project assessment, which includes site-selection activities, to identify options for building a new, hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer (HSBC) plant in Asia. (Logo:...

2010-07-29 15:01:00

HOUSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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, August 5, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss second quarter 2010 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. Kraton invites you to...

2009-11-23 14:26:39

A team of pioneering South Korean scientists have succeeded in producing the polymers used for everyday plastics through bioengineering, rather than through the use of fossil fuel based chemicals. This groundbreaking research, which may now allow for the production of environmentally conscious plastics, is published in two papers in the journal Biotechnology and Bioengineering to mark the journal's 50th anniversary. Polymers are molecules found in everyday life in the form of plastics and...

2009-11-10 08:42:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Polystyrene and Styrene Copolymers (ABS, SAN and others) Market Research http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163703/Polystyrene-and-Styrene-Copolymers-(ABS-SAN-and-others)-Market-Research.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Demand for polystyrene will grow by 2% worldwide and by 10% in Russia According to a British market-research...

2009-10-06 10:46:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Polymethyl Methacrylate (Organic Glass, PMMA) Market Research http://www.reportlinker.com/p0152395/Reportlinker-Adds-Polymethyl-Methacrylate-(Organic-Glass-PMMA)-Market-Research.html This market research review focuses on the study of the international markets of polymethyl methacrylate (organic glass) and related products. We report on their...

2009-02-24 07:36:10

Copolymer may enable 10 times more computer memoryResearchers say a newly tested method for producing super dense, defect-free, thin polymer films is the fastest, most efficient method ever achieved and it may dramatically improve microelectronic storage capabilities such as those in computer memory sticks.In the February 20 issue of the journal Science, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and their colleagues at the University of California Berkeley, report how they...


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