Kraton Performance Polymers Inc (NYSE:KRA)

27.35
Data as of Apr 17
 -0.20 / -0.73%
Today’s Change
18.33
Today|||52-Week Range
28.87
+18.66%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Process Industries
INDUSTRY
Industrial Specialties
MARKET CAP
$877.7M

Company Description

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. manufactures and markets styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers. styrenic block copolymers are highly-engineered synthetic elastomers, which enhances the performance of numerous end use products by imparting greater flexibility, resilience, strength, durability, and processability. The polymers are used in a wide range of applications including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants, lubricants, medical, packaging, automotive, paving, roofing, and footwear products. Its paving and roofing applications provide durability, extending road and roof life. It also produces Cariflex isoprene rubber and isoprene rubber latex. Cariflex products are highly-engineered, non-SBC synthetic substitutes for natural rubber and natural rubber latex. In addition to Cariflex, it also have, polyvinyl chloride alternatives for wire, cable and medical applications; polymers for slush molded automotive and faux leather applications; NEXAR family of membrane polymers for water filtration and breathable fabrics; and synthetic cement formulations and other oilfield applications. The company markets its products under the Kraton, CariflexTM, and NEXARTM brands. Kraton Performance Polymers was founded on February 28, 2001 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Contact Information

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.
15710 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Houston Texas 77032
P:(281) 504-4700
Investor Relations:
(281) 504-4975

Employees

Shareholders

Other institutional56.29%
Mutual fund holders40.89%
Individual stakeholders11.81%

Top Executives

Kevin Michael FogartyPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
G. Scott LeeVice President-Operations
Stephen E. TremblayChief Financial Officer & Vice President
Lothar P. F. FreundVice President-Technology
Stephen W. DuffySecretary, Vice President & General Counsel

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