Kraton develops, manufactures and markets biobased chemicals and specialty polymers that deliver exceptional value and enhance the lives of people all over the world.
Kraton's biobased chemistry portfolio delivers sustainable value, helping numerous industries replace non-renewable sources with environmentally-friendly alternatives offering unmatched performance. With more than 80 years of experience making pine-based raw materials and the largest manufacturing capacity worldwide, our specialty chemicals help improve the quality of thousands of everyday products through safer, better chemistry. Kraton's manufacturing facility in Sandarne, Sweden was one of the pioneers in developing a process for refining tall oil into biobased chemicals. In fact, the term “tall” originated from the Swedish term for pine trees.