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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Conference Call and Webcast

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Conference Call and Webcast

18:07 EDT Thursday, April 18, 2013

HOUSTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss First Quarter 2013 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Kraton invites you to listen to the conference call, which will be broadcast live over the internet, at http://www.Kraton.com by selecting the "Investor Relations" link at the top of the home page and then selecting "Events" under "Company" on the Investor Relations page. Company spokespeople will include Kevin M. Fogarty, President and Chief Executive Officer; Stephen E. Tremblay, Chief Financial Officer; and Gene Shiels, Director of Investor Relations.

You may also listen to the conference call by telephone by contacting the conference call operator 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and asking for the "Kraton Conference Call - Passcode: Earnings Call." U.S./Canada dial-in #: 888-989-5214. International dial-in #: 517-308-9285.

For those unable to listen to the live call, a replay will be available beginning at approximately 10:00 a.m. Central Time on May 2nd through 11:59 p.m. Central Time on May 16th. Select the "Investor Relations" link at the top of the Kraton home page, navigate to "Events" under "Company" on the Investor Relations page. Select Past Events, then "Q1 2013 Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. Earnings Conference Call". To hear a telephonic replay of the call, dial 800 873 2012 and International callers dial 203 369 3375.

About Kraton

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc., through its operating subsidiary Kraton Polymers LLC and its subsidiaries, is a leading global producer of engineered polymers and, we believe, the world's largest producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), a family of products whose chemistry was pioneered by us almost fifty years ago. SBCs are highly-engineered thermoplastic elastomers which enhance the performance of numerous products by delivering a variety of attributes, including greater flexibility, resilience, strength, durability and processability. Our 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. We offer a broad range of products to more than 800 customers in over 60 countries worldwide, and are the only SBC producer with manufacturing and service capabilities on four continents. We manufacture products at five plants globally, including our flagship plant in Belpre, Ohio, as well as plants in Germany, France and Brazil, and a joint venture plant operated in Japan.

Kraton, the Kraton logo and design, and the "Giving Innovators Their Edge" tagline are all trademarks of Kraton Polymers LLC.

For Further Information:H. Gene Shiels 281-504-4886

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100728/DA42514LOGO)

 

 

SOURCE Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

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