Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is a producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers. The Company markets its products under the Kraton, Cariflex, and NEXAR brands. The Company�s products are found in many everyday applications, including personal care products such as disposable diapers and the rubberized grips of toothbrushes, razor blades, and power tools. The Company�s paving and roofing applications provide durability, extending road and roof life. The Company also produces Cariflex isoprene rubber and isoprene rubber latex. The Company�s total SBC production capacity as of December 31, 2013 was approximately 420 kilotons. The Company manufactures its polymers at five manufacturing facilities globally, including its flagship facility in Belpre, Ohio, as well as facilities in Germany, France, Brazil, and Japan. The facility in Japan is operated by an unconsolidated manufacturing joint venture.