Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (Kraton) is a global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers. The Company markets its products under the Kraton brand. Kraton�s SBC products are found in a number of applications, including disposable baby diapers, rubberized grips of toothbrushes, razor blades, power tools and in asphalt formulations used to pave roads. The Company also develops, manufactures and markets non-SBC, such as isoprene rubber latex (IRL). Kraton�s IRL products are used in applications, such as surgical gloves and condoms. The Company focuses on end use markets. The Company has a portfolio of products at various stages of development and commercialization, including polyvinyl chloride (PVC), alternatives for wire, cable and medical applications, and polymers for use in slush molding for automotive applications, and its Nexar family of membrane polymers for applications, such as water filtration and breathable fabrics.