Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda. Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 135 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2017 amounted to SEK 13.6 billion. Learn more at

Perstorp Holding AB
Neptunigatan 1
SE-211 20 Malmö
+46 435 380 00

Perstorp to introduce a new innovative and sustainable offer at European Coatings Show in March

Perstorp to introduce a new innovative and sustainable offer at European Coatings Show in March. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp will be at the European Coatings Show in Nuremberg next March with innovative resins and coatings, new solutions that can improve the environmental profiles of its customers, and a commitment to partnership in products and services.

Global specialty chemicals company Perstorp to sell its Capa™ business to Ingevity

Global specialty chemicals company Perstorp to sell Capa™ to Ingevity.Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, announced today it has agreed to sell Capa™, its caprolactone business, including the production site in Warrington, to Ingevity for approximately €590 million. The business has annual revenues of approximately €150 million.

Perstorp announces production capacity increase for Di-Penta, securing future growth

PerstorpPerstorp has increased capacity of di-pentaerythritol i.e. Di-Penta with 40% at site Perstorp. This is a result of improved efficiency and debottlenecking at all Di-Penta producing sites.

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces sale of its BioProducts business. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the sale of Perstorp BioProducts, a leading producer of biodiesel and glycerine in Scandinavia, to a Swedish investor together with a member of the subsidiary’s management team. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Perstorp to invest €14+ million in Feed & Food

Perstorp Feed & Food expands, VP Roger Mann: ‘Society calls for sustainable next generation solutions’.
(Photo: Perstorp)Establishing satellite production units in Asia and the Americas to be closer to these markets and customers. Significantly increasing manpower resources in R&D, regulatory affairs, supply chain, operations, marketing and sales. Expanding the plant in the Netherlands… Perstorp Group firmly invests in the Feed & Food Business Area. The goal: boosting next generation solutions for gut health and preservation. Executive Vice president Roger Mann: ‘Consumer demands favor next generation solutions such as the ones we provide. Perstorp has seen this potential. Enlarging our presence allows us to meet these demands.’

A spectacle for the senses at EuroTier: Perstorp’s True North 3D experience

Find your True North at Perstorp’s stand C29 in hall 23 at EuroTier. (Photo: Perstorp)Appealing, thought provoking, innovative… Perstorp treats its customers to a unique experience at EuroTier. Sound and music artist Simon Kirk: “we wanted to engage all the visitor’s senses. The threat that is lurking for our industry needs to be truly and deeply felt. This experience really involves people.”

Building blocks for sustainable refrigeration highlighted at Inter Lubric, Shanghai

The right choice of base oil for Reflubes can have a great impact on the environment.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp is increasing its efforts to support a more environmentally friendly refrigeration industry. The company’s polyols and acids are a key components of polyol ester (POE) refrigeration oils, which play a vital role in sustainable, energy-efficient systems using the latest refrigerants.

Perstorp announces major production capacity increase for Pevalen non-phthalate plasticizer

Pevalen™ is the perfect plasticizer choice for close contact applications such as toys, coated fabrics and flooring.
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Perstorp announces to substantially expand the production capacity of its non-phthalate polyester plasticizer Pevalen from 2019 onwards. To accomplish this Perstorp has entered into a long-term production agreement with Italian company Alcoplast Srl.. The new partnership more than doubles the current production capacity, bringing it in total to 50.000 tons per year and improving unit metrics due to the economies of scale.

Perstorp appoints Jim Ren as Vice President for Feed & Food in Asia Pacific

Perstorp appoints Jim Ren as Vice President for Feed & Food in Asia Pacific. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals company Perstorp has appointed Jim Ren as Vice President - Asia Pacific Region, responsible for the company’s Feed & Food Business Area. Ren, who joined Perstorp on October 1, reports directly to Perstorp Feed & Food Executive Vice President Roger Mann.

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces new investors to accelerate the next stage of growth

PAI Partners today announces the transfer of their interest in Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, from PAI Europe IV to a new fund managed by PAI Partners and backed by Landmark Partners and other co-investors. As a part of the deal, the investors of the new fund have agreed to commit c. EUR 130 million for investment activities to further advance Perstorp’s growth strategy. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Perstorp upgraded to B- by S&P

S&P Global Ratings announced on 23 July 2018 that it has upgraded its long-term issuer credit rating for Perstorp Holding AB to B-. The outlook is stable. Concurrently, S&P announced that it is raising the issue rating on Perstorp’s Euro and USD Senior Secured Notes to B and that it is raising the issue rating on the Company’s Second Lien Secured notes to CCC and the issue rating on Prague CE Sarl’s Subordinated Notes to CCC.

Perstorp to debottleneck its Capa™ caprolactone derivatives plants at Warrington, UK

Capa™ Thermoplastics is an exceptional plastic material with unique physical properties for a large range of applications.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp recently reported that they have made significant progress in ‘future-proofing’ its Capa™ caprolactone monomer plant in Warrington, United Kingdom. The monomer plant will be made more robust to ensure an even more reliable supply for customers around the world.