MANUFACTURING AND RESEARCH FACILITIES
With manufacturing facilities on four continents – North America, South America, Europe and Asia – Kraton has an extensive global reach that enables us to deliver quality service and reliable supply to meet the needs of customer operations worldwide. Kraton owns or leases our facilities, with the exception of the Kashima facility, which is owned by a joint venture with JSR Corporation. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Belpre, Ohio; Wesseling, Germany; Berre, France; Kashima, Japan; Brazil; Finland; Sweden; and Taiwan (KFPC). Innovation and Technology Centers are based in Houston, Texas and Amsterdam, The Netherlands where we conduct research and development activities. There are technical service labs in Mont St. Guibert, Belgium; Tsukuba, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Paulina, Brazil to support customers in those regions.