Chemical Week Magazine :: Basic Chemicals & Plastics
Kraton Plans New Polymer Plant In Asia
9:24 AM MDT | September 3, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley
Kraton Polymers say it has initiated a project assessment for building a 30,000-m.t./year hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer (HSBC) plant in Asia. Strong growth in Kratonâ€™s differentiated grades of HSBCâ€™s has created the need for additional manufacturing capacity in the region. â€śKraton has built a strong presence in Asia, and such an investment would represent the next step to grow our position in the region,â€ť says Kraton Polymers president and CEO Kevin Fogarty. â€śThe growth in application and technology development using Kratonâ€™s styrenic block...
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