HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, announced today it will showcase several innovative polymer technologies at Plastindia 2015. The conference will be held February 5 - 10, 2015 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat in India. Held every three years, Plastindia highlights opportunities within the global plastics industry. This is the first time Kraton will showcase its products at PlastIndia, with several of the company's experts in attendance.
As an innovation leader, Kraton is committed to expanding its global footprint. In 2014, the company established a wholly owned subsidiary and inaugurated its first India office in Mumbai to effectively leverage the country's growth momentum to create, capture and retain value for customers across the region. According to Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dr. Holger R. Jung, "Kraton is committed to generate long term value to our customers in India with our newest innovations, as well as our established existing product portfolio. Opening our office in Mumbai, the commercial capital of India, helps solidify this commitment. Additionally, we are adding technical support and application development teams to uphold our focus on innovation while reinforcing our dedication to the country and its growth."
During PlastIndia 2015, Kraton will showcase its full product offering with an emphasis on polymers and compounds for medical applications and highly modified asphalt, or HiMA – a polymer technology developed specifically for asphalt paving. Says Jung, "India has a competitive and vibrant entrepreneurial mind set which places the country in a strong position globally."
Kraton will exhibit within Hall 11, Booth #C18 and invites attendees to visit its team to learn about Kraton's state-of-the-art technologies. The diverse family of Kraton polymers serves a wide range of industries and innovators across the globe.
Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is a leading global producer of engineered polymers and styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), a family of products whose chemistry we pioneered fifty years ago. For more information, please visit kraton.com.
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