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Last $20.80 USD
Change Today +0.25 / 1.22%
Volume 370.8K
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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. produces and sells styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers performance products comprising unhydrogenated SBCs, which are primarily used in paving, roofing, packaging and industrial adhesives, industrial, and other applications; and specialty polymers consisting of hydrogenated SBCs that are used in lubricant additives, polymer modification, personal care, cable gels, and adhesives and coatings, as well as in medical, industrial, consumer, and other applications. The company’s products are also used in personal care products, such as disposable diapers and the rubberized grips of toothbrushes, razor blades, and power tools. It also provides isoprene rubber products that have applications in medical products, paints, coatings, and specialized footwear; and isoprene rubber latex products primarily for use in synthetic surgical gloves and condoms, as well as in medical, healthcare, personal care, and food contact operations. In addition, the company is involved in the development and commercialization of polyvinyl chloride alternatives for wire, cable, and medical applications; polymers and compounds for soft skin and coated fabric applications for transportation and consumer markets; highly-modified asphalt for paving applications; membrane polymers for use in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and breathable fabrics; and synthetic cement formulations and polymers that are used in oilfield applications. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. markets its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton, Elexar, Giving Innovators Their Edge, NEXAR, and Cariflex brands. The company was formerly known as Polymer Holdings LLC and changed its name to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. in December 2009. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.

934 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15

kraton performance polymers (KRA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $856.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.5K
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.5K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $347.0K
Vice President of Corporate Development
Total Annual Compensation: $271.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kraton performance polymers (KRA) Key Developments

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Effective June 18, 2015, Chris H. Russell, was appointed Chief Accounting Officer of Kraton Performance Polymers Inc., in which position he will serve as the Company's principal accounting officer. Prior to joining Kraton, from 2014 to 2015, Mr. Russell served as Chief Accounting Officer for Prince International Corporation. Previously, from 2011 to 2014, Mr. Russell was employed with GE Power and Water, a subsidiary of General Electric Company, as the Global Controller for its Aero Derivatives business. Before that, he served as Vice President, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting for Intelsat, a provider of satellite communications worldwide. Mr. Russell worked with Ernst & Young LLP from 1995 to 2007. Prior to Mr. Russell's joining the company, the chief accounting officer role had been performed on an interim basis by Stephen E. Tremblay, who remains Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Presents at Credit Suisse 2015 Boston Basic Materials Conference, Jun-24-2015 08:00 AM

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Presents at Credit Suisse 2015 Boston Basic Materials Conference, Jun-24-2015 08:00 AM. Venue: Credit Suisse offices, 1 Federal Street, 18th floor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: H. Gene Shiels, Director of Investor Relations, Kevin M. Fogarty, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Presents at Macquarie's Triple M: Global Metals, Mining & Materials Conference 2015, Jun-10-2015

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. Presents at Macquarie's Triple M: Global Metals, Mining & Materials Conference 2015, Jun-10-2015 . Venue: Omni Berkshire Place, 21 East 52nd Street (Between Madison & 5th Avenues), New York, NY 10022, United States.


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