Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers, announces plans to showcase Cariflex polyisoprene products, the pure and clean alternative to natural rubber for high performance medical applications, at MEDTEC Europe in Stuttgart, Germany.
Kraton Polymers and Dr. Philippe Henderson , Global Innovation Manager for Cariflex polyisoprene products, invite you to participate in a technical presentation entitled, "Super clean polyisoprene polymer and latex for high performance medical devices," at the MEDTEC Innovation Forum 2013 on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 3:20 – 4:20 p.m.
Dr. Henderson's presentation will focus on the rising industry demands placed upon medical device manufacturers to help protect health care providers and consumers from infection, contamination, and reactions to natural rubber allergies. Dr. Henderson will discuss how Cariflex polyisoprene products from Kraton Polymers enable these manufacturers to engineer new generations of products that offer an outstanding combination of safety and comfort for both patients and health care professionals. Dr. Henderson will provide detailed, comparative performance data in specific applications, such as medical stoppers and surgical gloves.