Perstorp

PerstorpPerstorp 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 140 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 2022 amounted to 15.3 billion SEK. Perstorp is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia´s leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group.

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Perstorp
Perstorp Holding AB
Neptunigatan 1
SE-211 20 Malmö
Sweden

+46 435 380 00

www.perstorp.com

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Perstorp launches new state-of-the-art Penta plant in India

Perstorp launches new state-of-the-art Penta plant in India. (Photo: Perstorp)Sweden-based specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp has built and commissioned a state-of-the-art, ISCC Plus certified, plant in western India to meet growing market demand for Penta chemicals. Located in Sayakha, Bharuch, in the state of Gujarat, the facility is officially inaugurated on Feb. 20.

Pevalen Pro 100: Perstorp's innovative leap towards more sustainable non-phthalate plasticizers

Pevalen™ Pro 100: Perstorp's innovative leap towards more sustainable non-phthalate plasticizers. (Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp has launched Pevalen Pro 100, marking a new era in PVC plasticizing technology. The new grade of Pevalen features 100% renewable carbon content based on mass balance, applying chemical and physical traceability. By factoring in the biogenic CO2 uptake from its renewable raw materials, Pevalen Pro 100 offers a product carbon footprint reduction of approximately 80% relative to its fossil-based equivalent from cradle to Perstorp gate.

Perstorp receives a gold medal for sustainability from EcoVadis

Perstorp receives a gold medal for sustainability from EcoVadis. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp has advanced to a gold medal by EcoVadis for the year 2023. This means that, when it comes to sustainability performance, Perstorp now ranks in the top 5 percent of the industry.

Perstorp strengthens its sustainable offerings with 100% renewable based 2-Ethylhexanol

Perstorp strengthens its sustainable offerings with 100% renewable based 2-Ethylhexanol. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp has launched a new grade of 2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH), now available with 100% renewable, traceable mass-balanced carbon content. When including the biogenic CO2 uptake[1] absorbed by the renewable raw materials used, the product has a negative carbon footprint cradle to Perstorp gate. Developed based on both physical and chemical traceability, 2-EH Pro 100 is designed to minimize the carbon footprint[2] throughout the value chain, while supporting sustainable sourcing of renewable and recycled raw materials.

Perstorp unveils new drop-in replacements for a low-emission future of synthetic polyol esters

Perstorp unveils new drop-in replacements for a low-emission future of synthetic polyol esters.
(Photo: Perstorp)The new products, Valeric Acid Pro 100 and 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid Pro 100, represent the latest stride in Perstorp's mission towards becoming Finite Material Neutral™, heralding a significant shift in the industry's dependence on virgin fossil raw materials while allowing downstream industries to reduce Scope 3 emissions.

Project Air granted environmental permit

Project Air granted environmental permit. 
(Photo: Perstorp)The Land and Environment Court at Vänersborg District Court in Vänersborg, Sweden, has granted a changed environmental permit for Perstorp´s chemical plant in Stenungsund to allow for the production of more sustainable methanol. Perstorp sought the changed permit to enable the implementation of its Project Air initiative, due to be commissioned at the end of 2026. The permit also includes construction and operation of an electrolysis plant for the production of hydrogen.

Actionable plans in place for reaching Perstorp 2030 sustainability targets

Actionable plans in place for reaching Perstorp 2030 sustainability targets. (Photo: Perstorp)Sustainable solutions provider Perstorp has turned its ambitious sustainability targets for 2030 into actionable roadmaps on the corporate level as well as for each of its production plants, outlining hands-on activities to lower greenhouse gas emissions, reduce waste, save fresh water and enable sustainable transformation throughout the value chain.

Circular packaging based on Perstorp’s Akestra 100 and Akestra 110 announced as an endorsed solutions in Europe

Circular packaging based on Perstorp’s Akestra™ 100 and Akestra™ 110 announced as an endorsed solutions in Europe.
(Photo: Perstorp)The Technical Committee of the Tray Circularity Evaluation Platform (TCEP) of PETCORE Europe has officially endorsed the use of Akestra 100 and Akestra 110, products manufactured by leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp, for the production of heat-resistant PET trays. Furthermore, the committee has recognized that the use of Akestra 100 and Akestra 110 do not have a negative impact on current European PET recycling streams.

Perstorp strengthens its sustainable offerings with world’s first 100% renewable-based polyols with negative carbon footprint

Perstorp strengthens its sustainable offerings with world’s first 100% renewable-based polyols with negative carbon footprint.
(Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp has launched new grades for two base polyols that are now available with 100% renewable, mass-balanced carbon content. When including the biogenic CO2 uptake from the renewable raw materials, the products will have a negative carbon footprint at the Perstorp gate. Based on a traceable mass-balance concept, Neeture N100 (neopentyl glycol) and Evyron T100 (trimethylolpropane) are designed to reduce the carbon footprint throughout the value chain and to support the sustainable sourcing of renewable and recycled raw materials.

Perstorp sets reduction targets for water and waste

Perstorp sets reduction targets for water and waste
(Photo: Perstorp)Sustainable solutions provider Perstorp has added new corporate sustainability targets, for water and waste, to its sustainability strategy. Its long-term sustainability ambition is to become Finite Material Neutral, which involves water and waste, along with raw materials, energy and catalysts. In 2021 the company set its first 2030 targets, for greenhouse gas emissions (using approved science-based targets) and (eco) toxic impact. Now Perstorp has added new sustainability targets that will address its long-term ambition.

Project Air to receive EUR 97 million under agreement with Innovation Fund

Project Air to receive EUR 97 million under agreement with Innovation Fund. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Representatives from Perstorp, Uniper and CINEA (European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency) met today to officially sign the agreement granting the project support from the Innovation Fund. The agreement states that Project Air will receive EUR 97 million in support to enable its ground-breaking technology, which is a critical enabler for the European chemicals industry to become carbon-neutral.

Ib Jensen takes over from Jan Secher as new CEO of Perstorp Group

Ib Jensen (right) takes over from Jan Secher (left) as new CEO of Perstorp Group. (Photo: Perstorp)Effective March 1st, Ib Jensen takes over from Jan Secher as Chief Executive Officer of Perstorp Group, a leading specialty chemicals company headquartered in Malmö, Sweden and since 2022 part of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). Ib Jensen is a highly respected senior industry executive with a long career as CFO and extensive experience from M&A and integration of acquired companies, something that will be required in the next phase for Perstorp.

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