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Henkel and Kraton Announce Supply Agreement

Henkel and Kraton Corp., producer of biobased products derived from pine wood pulping, recently announced a multi-year supply partnership. In the agreement, Kraton will supply Henkel Adhesive Technologies with high-performance, biobased tackifiers and its patented REvolution™ rosin ester technology. The products will enable carbon emission reductions in a range of Henkel’s adhesive formulations. 

“Partnerships with strategic suppliers like Kraton are a key factor in driving sustainable innovations and generating value for our customers,” said Pernille Lind Olsen, head of Henkel´s Global Packaging and Consumer Goods Division. “Kraton has demonstrated strong commitment to supporting Henkel in our ongoing transformation to increase our packaging and consumer goods product portfolio’s sustainability performance and will help our packaging and consumer goods customers meet their own sustainability commitments and satisfy consumer demand.” 

“Collaborating with Henkel strengthens our commitment to creating a sustainable future,” said Minco van Breevoort, Kraton Pine Chemicals president. “We take pride in partnering with Henkel who also shares our dedication to sustainability, innovation, and excellence. Together, we’re advancing environmental stewardship and the use of renewable resources in the market.”

The integration of REvolution™, a scalable, next-generation technology for biobased tackifiers, into Henkel’s Technomelt hot melt adhesive portfolio will lower environmental impact while maintaining the same high-quality solutions the market expects from Henkel.

Used across a variety of applications, the Technomelt product portfolio includes biobased formulations, as well as innovative solutions like low-temperature hot melt adhesive formulations. Kraton’s REvolution is a sustainable alternative to fossil-based tackifiers with exceptional adhesion performance, lighter color, oxidative stability, and reduced odor characteristics.  

To learn more about Henkel, visit www.henkel.com. Additional information about Kraton is available at www.kraton.com

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