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Kraton™ MD6951
The Science Behind the Performance

Kraton Performance Polymers give innovators their edge by delivering unparalleled science and solutions that meet the high demands and stringent needs of their particular markets. Due to its ease of use and compatibility, our Kraton™ A family has long been the product of choice for compounding, overmolding, sound damping, and many other similar businesses.

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TechnologyMD&M West Medical

Performance in Medical Applications

Kraton Performance Polymers develops and produces advanced, engineered synthetic elastomers designed to meet the specific requirements of medical product manufacturers.  The polymers and polymer-modified systems perform like polyvinyl chloride (PVC) but are formulated without PVC, phthalates, plasticizers and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).  As a result, the Kraton materials do not have the health concerns associated with plasticizers and are environmentally sound as well as recyclable.

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Forum

Engineering Technology Forum
Booth 10

September 9-11, 2014

Please join us at the Engineering Technology Forum as Kraton Performance Polymers promotes the use of highly polymer modified binders in high performance thin resurfacing for pavement preservation. Through our work with the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University, our test results show using our binder in all layers, allows the user to achieve at least 50% longer life despite being 20% thinner.   

For more information contact Vincent Conserva at  0419 375055 or email vincent.conserva@kraton.com.


News
Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Receives Notice of Termination of Combination Agreement from LCY

HOUSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) today announced that on August 8, 2014 it received notice from LCY Chemical Corp. ("LCY") that LCY had exercised its right to terminate the Combination Agreement between Kraton and LCY following the Kraton Board's August 6, 2014 withdrawal of its recommendation that Kraton's stockholders approve the Combination Agreement.  The termination notice from LCY declared that the termination was effective as of August 8, 2014.

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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Board of Directors Withdraws Recommendation that Stockholders Approve Combination with LCY's Styrenic Block Copolymer Business

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) today announced that on August 6, 2014 its Board of Directors withdrew its prior recommendation that Kraton's stockholders approve the previously announced Combination Agreement under which Kraton would combine with LCY's styrenic block copolymer ("SBC") operations.

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Board of Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Notifies LCY Chemical Corp. of Intention to Withdraw Recommendation that Shareholders Approve Agreement to Combine with LCY's Styrenic Block Copolymer Business

HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) today notified Taiwan-based LCY Chemical Corp. that its Board of Directors intends to withdraw its recommendation that Kraton stockholders approve the previously announced Combination Agreement under which Kraton would combine with LCY's styrenic block copolymer ("SBC") operations.

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Kraton Enhances Polymer Offerings
Technology Allows for Revolutionary Process Capabilities and Performance Attributes

HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, today announced the introduction of two new hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers (HSBCs). Kraton™ MD6951 and MD1648 present a unique balance of high elasticity, extraordinary tensile strength and exceptional lower melt viscosity, which will allow for a host of new process applications to be explored.  Both polymers are an extension of the versatile family of HSBCs - Kraton A and ERS polymers - and will enable innovators to pursue melt blown, injection molding, rotational molding, compression molding, or textile processes, while maintaining the softness, strength, and pliability of their products.

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Kraton to Showcase Two Ground-breaking HSBC’s at Chinaplas to Enable Greater Process Flexibility

HOUSTON, April 17, 2014-- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, announces it will participate in Chinaplas 2014, April 23-26 booth N1C01. Kraton will be promoting two new product grades, Kraton™ MD1648 and MD6951. Unlike any current commercially available products, these two new product grades offer a unique balance of high elasticity, extraordinary tensile strength and exceptionally low melt viscosity. By combining these properties, Kraton offers its customers unique solutions that will enable the use of SBCs in new application processes that were previously not feasible.

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