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Kraton introduces Revolution rosin ester technology - Bio-based News -



Houston-based Kraton Corporation, a leading global sustainable producer of specialty polymers and high-value biobased products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, is unveiling its Revolution rosin ester technology along with new Sylvalite products.

“Kraton’s latest innovations exemplify our commitment to deliver sustainable solutions for the industry,” said Peter Migchels, Kraton’s Marketing Director – Adhesives. “Our REvolution rosin ester technology offers a major step change for manufacturers looking to achieve light, stable hot-melt formulations with high biobased content. We believe it offers the best-in-class rosin ester technology and enables our customers to achieve their sustainability goals.”

The REvolution rosin ester technology enables the development of biobased products with light color and oxidative stability. As a leading producer of pine-based chemicals with a global manufacturing footprint, Kraton uses this scalable, next-generation technology to develop its new high-quality, sustainable materials tackifiers, Sylvalite 2100 and Sylvalite 9100.

Kraton biobased tackifiers are the preferred chemistry for hot-melt systems due to their excellent adhesion performance on various substrates. They are used in a wide range of applications including packaging, labels and flooring adhesives.

Source: Bioplastics MAGAZINE, 2020-05-04.

Publication date: 08/05/2020

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