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Kraton to Showcase Innovative Styrenic Block Copolymer Compounds for Use in Fused Deposition Modeling at EuroMold 2013

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Kraton Polymers
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Houston, TX, 77002
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Press release date: November 29, 2013

HOUSTON– Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBC) and other engineered polymers, will exhibit at EuroMold 2013, to be held in Frankfurt Germany, December 3-6, 2013, and will highlight its advancements in SBC compounds for use in fused deposition modeling (FDM) applications. The newly developed SBCs are soft, durable, sustainable, 100 percent recyclable and can be used to produce a wealth of diverse products in a variety of applications.

Kraton will be promoting its series of innovative SBC based compounds that can be utilized in FDM conversion process applications. Kraton's offerings enable production of finished parts with high elasticity features, and they can be used in a thin-wall, co-extruded, overmold solution exhibiting soft touch features. Kraton SBCs provide product developers using the FDM process with design freedom and the ability to produce finished products with an excellent balance of mechanical properties and with desirable haptics. For more information, please stop by Hall 11, Booth # B98 during show hours or visit us at www.kraton.com.

About Kraton Polymers
Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc., through its operating subsidiary Kraton Polymers LLC and its subsidiaries, is a leading global producer of engineered polymers and styrenic block copolymers ("SBCs"), a family of products whose chemistry was pioneered by us almost fifty years ago. SBCs are highly-engineered thermoplastic elastomers, which enhance the performance of numerous products by delivering a variety of attributes, including greater flexibility, resilience, strength, durability and processability. Our 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, roofing and footwear products. We currently offer our products to a diverse group of more than 800 customers in over 60 countries worldwide, and are the only SBC producer with manufacturing and service capabilities on four continents. We manufacture products at five plants globally, including our flagship plant in Belpre, Ohio, as well as plants in Germany, France and Brazil, and a joint venture plant operated in Japan.

Kraton, the Kraton logo and design, Cariflex, Nexar and the "Giving Innovators their Edge" tagline are all trademarks of Kraton Polymers LLC. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. 2013. All rights reserved.

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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.
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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

Web Site: http://www.kraton.com


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