This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.

Last week, readers were most interested in an announcement regarding a new styrenic block copolymer (SBC) company (Kraton and LCY Pen Agreement for New SBC Company): “Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with the styrenic block copolymer (SBC) operations of Taiwan-based LCY Chemical Corp. The transaction is expected to combine…”

Top 5 News that Sticks for February 2-8
1. Kraton and LCY Pen Agreement for New SBC Company
2. Berry Plastics Acquires Chinese Packaging Business
3. Huntsman to Expand Global Polyetheramines Capacity
4. ETI Converting Equipment Receives Linerless Labels Patent
5. FLEXcon Announces Partnership with Standard Register