Kraton weighs SBC options

Lin, Chow Bee
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports that Kraton Polymers has narrowed down the possible location for a new styrenic block copolymers (SBC) plant to southeast Asia. Raw material availability will be a key factor in the decision making, with Singapore and Malaysia named as potential sites. The company revealed plans last year to build a 30,000 tonnes per year hydrogenated SBC plant in Asia by 2009, as part of efforts to expand its presence in the region.


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