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Kraton to Showcase SBC-based Automotive Innovations at CHINAPLAS 2018

Published on 2018-04-23. Author : SpecialChem

Kraton will present its latest innovations at CHINAPLAS 2018 on April 24-27 in Shanghai, China. Located at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Kraton's booth #6D21 in Hall 6.2 will showcase key products for medical, adhesive, gel and automotive applications as well as polymer modification and compounding solutions.

Latest Innovations at CHINAPLAS 2018

Kraton Auto Interior Solutions
Kraton to Present SBC-based Automotive
Innovations at CHINAPLAS 2018
"CHINAPLAS is a key industry event for Kraton, given the high growth potential in Asia, particularly China," said Bas Hennissen, Kraton's Vice President, Sales, Asia.

"We developed some exciting solutions for the medical and automotive markets. With our Innovation Center in Shanghai and the recent completion of our HSBC plant in Mailiao, Taiwan, Kraton is well-positioned to serve this region through our expanding innovation portfolio."

Featured automotive innovations include:

  • The Kraton Injection Molded Softskin (IMSS) 
  • Slush Molded Softskin technologies

Based on the recently launched high-flow styrenic block copolymers (SBC), these lightweight, low volatile-organic-compound (VOC) technologies deliver system-level cost savings for IMSS automotive interior applications and SBC thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) solutions for existing slush polyvinyl chloride (PVC) processes.

Two Technical Presentations

Kraton scientists are scheduled to give two technical presentations, both held on Wednesday, April 25 in conference room M4-04.

  • 10am-11am: Richard Ma, Kraton's Senior Scientist, will present "Kraton TPE Solution for Automotive Interiors and PP Modification.
  • 11am-12 noon: Dr. Julie Li, Kraton's Technical Manager, will present "Innovative Kraton Enhanced Rubber Segment (ERS) Polymer for Medical Applications."

Kraton is hosting a media roundtable on Tuesday, April 24 from 2pm-4pm in conference room M6-02. Company leaders and experts will offer insight into industry megatrends, introduce the latest innovation and share Kraton's strategy for the future, business focus and recent initiatives in the China market.

Source: Kraton
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