Kraton, as the global leading producer of value-added pine chemicals, is the front runner in the bio-refining of non-edible, bio-renewable raw materials (Crude Tall Oil and Crude Sulphate Turpentine). Their activities generate the highest possible volume and a wide range of sustainable raw materials for the chemical industry, including tackifiers.
The portfolio includes Rosin Ester (Sylvalite®, Sylvatac®); Terpene (Sylvares®, Zonatac®); Alpha Methyl Styrene resins (Sylvares®) for applications such as hot melt adhesives, pressure sensitive adhesives, solvent based contact adhesives plus aqueous resin dispersions (AQUATAC®) for water based adhesive formulations.