Our Culture

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Who We Are

Kraton develops, manufactures and markets biobased chemicals and specialty polymers that deliver exceptional value and enhance the lives of people all over the world. As a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBC) and pine chemicals, we manufacture high-performance materials that differentiate our customers’ products and meet multi-market needs. Our global footprint, reliable supply, extensive expertise and integrated portfolio of high-quality products enable our customers to push the boundaries of performance to power the future of innovation.

Kraton employs more than 1,800 individuals in more than 18 locations across four continents. Our global talent and diverse expertise enable us to deliver compelling, innovative solutions that make a positive difference for our customers, in our jobs and to the world.

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To be an admired sustainable supplier of innovation-based solutions to our pine chemical and polymer markets, creating exceptional value for our customers, shareholders, employees, and communities alike.

Our vision sets the stage for us to continue redefining the specialty chemical industry, just as we did over 50 years ago when we invented SBC – and the SBC industry. Today, through our unique chemistry and commitment to R&D, we are addressing market needs from increasing demand for higher performance to solving health and environmental concerns. We are up to the challenge as we continue to deliver compelling, innovative solutions that differentiate our customers, increase value to our shareholders and enrich the lives of our employees – all of which are essential to our company’s growth.  Because at Kraton, we believe a win-win strategy is the right way to do business.

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Our Values

Safety. We value the health of our people and environment.
Integrity. We are compliant, respectful and ethical.
We value talent and passion.
Relationships. We listen, communicate and collaborate.
Creativity. We innovate in everything we do.
Ownership. We make it happen.