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Kraton Announces Opening of HSBC Plant in Taiwan

HOUSTON, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces the opening of the 30 kiloton hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer (HSBC) plant in Mailiao, Taiwan on Friday, May 12.

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Tire Performance Additives

Tread Enhancement Additives are designed to positively influence the performance of the rubber compound in the final tire application. Tread Enhancement Additives typically have a strong positive impact on wet traction. Product and application development at Kraton are focused on achieving the optimal performance balance between wet traction improvement, rolling resistance and wear resistance.

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Kraton™ polymers are used in a wide variety of automotive applications.
These include air bag door covers, cup holders, door panels, grommets,
instrument panels, handles, extruded profiles and fabric coatings. The wide
range of performance attributes of Kraton polymers enables the versatility to perform successfully in these automotive applications and many more.

Kraton™ G polymers are used for applications that require high strength, and excellent UV and heat stability. They can be blended with EPDM and TPV to improve processability. They

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