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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (KRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc (Kraton) is a subsidiary company of Kraton Polymers LLC. It is one of the largest companies in the world which manufactures SBC (styrenic block copolymer). The company was formerly known as Polymer Holdings LLC and changed its name to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. on December 17, 2009. The product portfolio include unhydrogenated styrenic block copolymers and hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers. In addition, the company also manufactures and supply unique, high molecular weight polyisoprene grades Kraton markets its products through direct sales force, sales agents, and distributors. The company is headquartered at Houston, in Texas, the US.

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Dec 20, 2010: Kraton Polymers Appoints G. Scott Lee As Vice President Of Operations
Mar 02, 2011: Kraton Polymers Reports Net Income Of $96.7m In 2010
Mar 14, 2011: Kraton Names Holger R. Jung As Vice President Of Sales and Marketing
Mar 23, 2011: Kraton Announces Plans To Showcase Latest Advancements In Elastic Nonwovens
Nov 03, 2010: Kraton Polymers Reports Net Income Of $28.03 Million For Q3 2010

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Chemistry   Market study
Year:   2011
Publisher:   GlobalData
Price:   250.00€
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