Kraton Showcases Specialty Polymer Technologies at PLASTINDIA 2018

Kraton Showcases Specialty Polymer Technologies at PLASTINDIA 2018

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HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2018 /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 it will showcase trademark specialty polymers at PLASTINDIA 2018 on February 7-12 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

"India is a key market for Kraton, and we are committed to delivering exceptional value to the region," said Dr. Holger R. Jung, Senior Vice President & Polymer Segment President for Kraton. "The area's high population growth demands more sustainable solutions in infrastructure and health care. Kraton's innovations can play an important role in the development of safer, better products to meet those challenges."

With the brand promise of "Sustainable Solutions. Endless Innovations.™", Kraton will present a broad product portfolio that improve application performance and enhance the lives of people all over the world. Key markets and technologies include:

  • Paving and Roofing - Kraton's Highly Modified Asphalt (HiMA) enables longer lasting pavement and roof design. Kraton-modified bituminous materials deliver flexibility over a wide range of temperatures, resistance to thermal degradation, performance over long-time periods, excellent waterproofing properties, ease of application and enhanced aesthetics.
  • Polymer Modifications - Designed for thermoplastic modification, Kraton polymers compatibilize different plastics to optimize performance.
  • Compounding Solutions - Used to formulate TPE compounds in a variety of applications, Kraton polymers offer high strength, elasticity, durability, transparency and colorability.
  • Medical - Advanced, engineered synthetic elastomers that addresses health concerns from plasticizers and resolve Type I allergies caused by natural rubber. Kraton polymers and polymer-modified systems provide a clear, flexible and eco-friendly alternative to PVC.  

PLASTINDIA 2018 is the 10th edition of the international plastics exhibition. Held every three years, the conference showcases the future of the plastics industry with a focus on growth segments such as automotive, healthcare, packaging and infrastructure. Kraton will exhibit in Hall 10, Booth #B18. Attendees are invited to meet with company representatives and technical experts to learn how Kraton products are enabling the future of innovation.  

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, and 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 and design are all trademarks of Kraton Corporation, or its subsidiaries or affiliates.

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