HOUSTON – July 2, 2020 Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA), a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces that it has joined the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR).


“Kraton is excited to be a member of a leading industry association and leverage our unique innovations to collectively advance the circular economy,” said Bob Hall, Senior Director, Global Marketing, Kraton. “We are well-positioned to drive success in this space through value chain collaboration and cost-efficient solutions, expanding end-use applications for various post-consumer recycling (PCR) streams.”


Kraton solutions enable a holistic approach to the plastic product life cycle. Its new portfolio of CirKular+™ products offers versatile multi-resin compatibilization in a wide range of applications for virgin materials, bioplastics and industrial plastic and PCR streams. For more information, visit www.cirkularplus.com.


APR is the national trade association representing companies that acquire, reprocess and sell the output of more than 90 percent of the post-consumer plastic processing capacity in North America. Its membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes, processing numerous resins. APR strongly advocates the recycling of all post-consumer plastic packaging. It also promotes development of the plastics recycling industry by providing leadership for long-term industry growth and vitality. For more information, visit www.plasticsrecycling.org.


About Kraton Corporation
Kraton Corporation (NYSE: KRA) is a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased 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, lubricants, medical, packaging, automotive, paving and roofing applications. As the largest global provider in the pine chemicals industry, the company’s pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesives, roads and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a broad range of performance chemicals into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids, lubricants, inks, flavors and fragrances and mining. Kraton offers its products to a diverse customer base in numerous countries worldwide. Kraton, the Kraton logo and CirKular+ are all trademarks or registered trademarks of Kraton Corporation, or its subsidiaries or affiliates, in one or more, but not all countries.


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