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Kraton Showcases Innovations at CHINA ADHESIVE 2019

HOUSTON – August 30, 2019 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, will exhibit key innovations from a broad portfolio of biobased tackifiers, polymers and tread enhancement additives at CHINA ADHESIVE 2019 on September 18-20 in Shanghai, China.

 

“CHINA ADHESIVE is a key platform for the region’s growing adhesives market with an increasing focus on sustainability,” said Peter Migchels, Kraton’s Marketing Director – Adhesives. “As the world’s leading producer of pine chemicals, our biobased solutions help address demands for improved performance.”

Innovations featured at Kraton booth 5A402 include:  

 

  • SYLVARES™ Terpene Tackifiers. Balances adhesion and cohesion with excellent compatibility in a broad range of polymers.
  • AQUATAC™ Dispersion Tackifiers. Enhances cohesion and adhesion to low surface energy (LSE) substrates with enhanced mechanical stability.
  • SYLVATRAXX™ Tread Enhancement Additives. Improves tire performance balance, enables better control on slick roads or extends tire lifespan.  
  • HSBC and USBC polymers. Achieves high flow and improved dispersion with excellent elasticity at lower processing temperatures.

                                                                      
CHINA ADHESIVE is a premier industry event that attracts over 30,000 professionals and manufacturers from adhesives, sealants, inks, pressure-sensitive adhesive tape and label markets. For more information, visit en.chinaadhesive2000.com.

 

About Kraton Corporation  
Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA) is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products. Kraton's polymers are used in a wide range of applications, including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants and lubricants, medical, packaging, automotive, paving and roofing applications. As the largest global provider in the pine chemicals industry, the company's pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesive, road and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a broad range of performance chemicals into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids and lubricants, inks and mining. Kraton offers its products to a diverse customer base in numerous countries worldwide. Kraton, the Kraton logo, SYLVARES, AQUATAC and SYLVATRAXX are all trademarks of Kraton Corporation, or its subsidiaries or affiliates.

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