SOURCE: Kraton Polymers LLC

November 15, 2005 19:50 ET

KRATON Announces George Gregory, Chief Executive Officer to Address Credit Suisse First Boston 10th Annual Leveraged Finance Chemical Conference

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 15, 2005 -- KRATON Polymers LLC (KRATON) today announces that George Gregory, Chief Executive Officer and President will address analysts at the following event:

Analyst Conference:     Credit Suisse First Boston 10th Annual Leveraged
                        Finance Chemical Conference in Houston, Texas on
                        Wednesday, November 16, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. Central
                        Time (10:00 a.m. ET)

Conference Call:        (877) 652-1290 pass code is 2550967
                        International Callers: (706) 679-5624

Presentation:           The slides which will be part of Mr. Gregory's
                        presentation will be available at the time of his
                        presentation and afterwards at The
                        slides will be a hyperlink attached to this Press
                        Release, which can be found under the "Investor
                        Relations" link on the KRATON website.

KRATON Polymers LLC is a premier, global specialty chemicals company and is the world's largest producer of styrenic block copolymers ("SBCs"), a family of products whose chemistry was pioneered by KRATON over forty years ago. SBCs enhance the performance of applications including adhesives, sealants, asphalt and bitumen modification, packaging, compounding and personal hygiene products. KRATON has the leading position in nearly all of its core markets and is the only producer of SBCs with global manufacturing capability. Its production facilities are located in the United States, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Brazil and Japan.

Polymer Holdings LLC is the parent company of KRATON Polymers LLC and has no material assets other than its investment in KRATON Polymers LLC.

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