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 1,350 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2019 amounted to 11.6 billion SEK. Learn more at www.perstorp.com.Perstorp
Perstorp Holding AB
SE-211 20 Malmö
+46 435 380 00
30 Jun 2020
New research from the University of Lubin in Poland demonstrates that Perstorp’s chloride-free potassium source Amicult K42™ significantly increases potato yield when compared to non-foliar fertilization and other potassium source foliar feeding. The results highlight how this new product can make a real impact on profit margins and overall performance.
27 May 2020
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, is entering the fertilizer market through the launch of Amicult™ K42. This chloride-free potassium source is shown to have a high solubility and absorption rate, without increasing salinity or clogging foliar and drip irrigation systems. Amicult K42 is now being launched in selected markets.
8 Apr 2020
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has started the large-scale production of hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant for the Swedish healthcare sector – at cost price. With a capacity of over 2 million liters a month, the aim is to solve the current lack of disinfectants at a national level.
18 Nov 2019
Perstorp to expand its Ymer™ nonionic dispersing monomer range for higher productivity, lower processing costs and greater sustainability
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer™ nonionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). PUDs are used in many applications such as adhesives and coatings for leather, textiles, wood and automotive.
7 Nov 2019
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has unveiled plans to invest in the construction of a new Pentaerythritol (Penta) production facility in Gujarat, India. Representatives from the Perstorp Executive Leadership Team, were joined by government officials, employees and selected guests at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new plant held on November 6. The world scale, green-field Gujarat plant will produce Penta, including the renewable grades of Voxtar™, providing up to a 60% reduced carbon footprint.
8 Oct 2019
Kind to Nature Tough on Ice: Perstorp’s new renewable deicer Pergrip™ Run Pro offers superior technical and environmental performance
As this year’s northern winter approaches, Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has launched its new sustainable deicer, Pergrip Run Pro, uniquely made using ISCC certified renewable raw materials.
7 Oct 2019
RENOLIT, a global leader in high-quality plastic films, has completed the switch of all its US production for signage and graphics market product range to the leading non-phthalate plasticizer Pevalen™, produced by Perstorp. It is the first company in this sector to make this significant move away from phthalates to a more sustainable additive.
24 Sep 2019
Perstorp Pevalen™ Pro: the next-generation non-phthalate plasticizer that improves the sustainability of PVC
Perstorp, the global leader in pro-environment polyols, now introduces a renewable polyol ester (non-phthalate) plasticizer Pevalen™Pro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower carbon footprint versus competing materials and technologies. Pevalen™Pro improves the sustainability of PVC without compromise on quality and performance.
23 Sep 2019
Perstorp Group, a global specialty chemicals company, has developed a new safety protocol for its seven international manufacturing sites with the help of safety and operations management consultancy, DuPont Sustainable Solutions. The initiative was prompted by Perstorp’s desire to be among the top quartile companies for safety performance.
27 Jun 2019
Perstorp, the global leader in pro-environment polyols, is launching a new renewable polyol ester (non-phthalate) plasticizer Pevalen™ Pro. It will make flexible PVC an even more attractive choice of plastic, based on a significantly lower carbon footprint versus competing materials and technologies. Pevalen Pro not only gives PVC an environmental boost as a renewable true non-phthalate plasticizer but also provides superior performance properties.
25 Jun 2019
Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, will investigate the potential production of recycled methanol, using carbon dioxide and residual streams, at its Swedish facility in Stenungsund. The Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) will partly finance this ambitious feasibility study.
28 May 2019
Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, Pevalen™, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications
As of May 28 2019, Perstorp has obtained FCN 001967 (Food Contact Notification) from the FDA for the use of Pevalen™ as a plasticizer in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) polymers for use in repeated‐use food contact articles.