HOUSTON and PRAGUE, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces plans to exhibit at the 6th Eurasphalt & Eurobitume Congress from June 1st – 3rd, 2016. Kraton will have two locations in the Prague Congress Centre in the Czech Republic. Booths 60-62 will feature HiMA, highly modified asphalt, which is used to solve a variety of challenges in asphalt pavements through a combination of rutting resistance and cracking resistance. Booths 12-13 will feature the technology of Arizona Chemical, a Kraton company. Arizona Chemical's SYLVAROAD RP1000 Performance Additive enables a step change in the amount of recycled asphalt in the paving mix and boosts the performance of these mixes so that they can also be used in surface and binder layers.
Kraton and Arizona Chemical scientists will present technical papers at the congress:
- Paper 116: "Laboratory Evaluation of Emissions from Asphalt Binder and Mixes Using a Bio-Rejuvenating Agent." Laurent Porot, Arizona Chemical
Thursday, June 2nd, 2 – 3:30 p.m., North Hall
- Paper 212: "Long Term Performance of a Highly Modified Asphalt Pavement and Application to Perpetual Pavement Design." Robert Kluttz, Kraton Polymers
Friday, June 3rd, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., North Hall
- Paper 414: "Laboratory Evaluation of Half Warm Recycling with Bio-Based Additive."
Laurent Porot, Arizona Chemical
Friday, June 3rd, 9 – 10:30 a.m., Congress Hall
To attend a seminar or set up an appointment to meet with Kraton or Arizona Chemical representatives, please contact David Bell at email@example.com.
The Eurasphalt & Eurobitume Congress is an excellent place for Kraton to showcase its paving technology as experts and professionals in the industry gather from all over the world to raise awareness about key drivers in the market environment, share best practices and technology, and formulate solutions to current and future challenges. "The brightest minds and most innovative technologies are exhibited at E&E Congress," said Robert Gregan, Vice President for Performance Products. "As a long-time leader in asphalt technology, Kraton's innovations with products such as HiMA and SYLVAROAD™ are helping to push the industry into the future." Kraton continuously strives to support manufacturers with innovations that enhance product performance, improve processing capabilities and optimize cost effectiveness in their operations.
About Kraton Polymers
Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products. Kraton's 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. As the largest global provider in the pine chemicals industry, the company's pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesive, road and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a broad range of chemical intermediates into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids and lubricants, inks, flavors and fragrances and mining. Kraton offers its products to a diverse customer base in over 70 countries worldwide. Kraton, the Kraton logo and design, and the "Giving Innovators their Edge" tagline are all trademarks of Kraton Polymers LLC.
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