Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. recently announced its inclusion in theHouston ChronicleTop 100 list of publicly traded companies in the Houston area for 2010. The list, prepared on behalf of theHouston Chronicleby Capital IQ Compustat, ranks the city’s top public companies by a score based on four measures of financial performance: total revenue, revenue growth, earnings-per-share growth and one year total return to shareholders (on a dividend-reinvested basis).

“Kraton is honored to receive this recognition,” said Kevin Fogarty, president and CEO. “2010 was a year of notable performance for Kraton-by virtually every measure. In our first year as a public company, we established and delivered on four key operating priorities designed to create growth and value, including: earnings growth, innovation-led top line growth, capital investment, and development of critical capabilities.”

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