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2011-08-16 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," presented results from its scientific paper entitled, "A Review of Synthetic Lattices in Surgical Glove Use," at the 13th International Latex Conference (ILC), the only U.S. conference focusing on natural and synthetic latex, on July 26, 2011 in Akron, Ohio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/DA51613) The presentation...

2011-08-10 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers or "SBCs," is pleased to announce the completion of its multi-million dollar capital investment projects to support sales growth in Cariflex(TM) isoprene rubber, a pure, high performance alternative to natural rubber. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/DA49622) Kraton Polymers successfully converted a plant at its manufacturing...

2011-07-20 15:09:00

HOUSTON, July 20, 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 Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss Second Quarter 2011 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Kraton invites you to listen to the conference call, which will be broadcast live...

2011-07-14 08:00:00

HOUSTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers ("Kraton"), announces the execution of a framework agreement with Formosa Petrochemical Corporation ("FPCC"), a leading global petrochemicals and plastics manufacturer, which sets forth the major terms and conditions which will, upon completion of the necessary definitive agreements, govern the formation of a 50/50 joint venture between the two...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, today announced the appointment of John J. Gallagher, III and Francis S. Kalman to its Board of Directors, effective July 5, 2011. "We are extremely pleased to welcome John Gallagher and Frank Kalman to the Kraton Board," said Dan F. Smith, Chairman of Kraton's Board of Directors. "John Gallagher brings to our Board a wealth of global chemicals and...


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