Global specialty chemicals innovator, Perstorp, drives forward project to produce recycled methanol

Perstorp will investigate the potential production of recycled methanol, using carbon dioxide and residual streams, at its Swedish facility in Stenungsund. 
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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.

Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, Pevalen, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications

Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, Pevalen™, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications. (Photo: Shutterstock)
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.

Perstorp to construct a new plant for Sodium Formate Deicer Pergrip

New capacity for Sodium Formate Deicer Pergrip™. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the construction of a new plant in the town of Perstorp, Sweden. This new plant boosts investment in the production of its low environmental impact runway deicer, Pergrip™.

Perstorp continued to deliver profitable growth in 2018

Perstorp continued to deliver profitable growth in 2018. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, today published its Annual Report for the year ended December 2018. The full report is available on Perstorp’s website.

Perstorp’s capacity expansion for pentaerythritol at Arnsberg, Germany, to go on-stream in May

The expansion of Perstorp’s ISCC PLUS certified production site at Arnsberg, Germany, strengthens the company’s security of supply to meet the growing demand for Voxtar™ pentaerythritol from renewable sources. 
(Photo: Perstorp)As the global demand for pentaerythritol (“Penta”) keeps growing, Perstorp is increasing the effective annual Penta production capacity at its Bruchhausen/Arnsberg plant in Germany by 12.5%. The Penta polyols are widely used in resins for coatings in the building & construction and steel works industry, from architectural wood to marine paints.

Perstorp Press Kit European Coatings Show 2019

PerstorpPerstorp will be at the European Coatings Show with a broadened offer for the resins and coatings industry in terms of a new service offer and new renewable Pro-Environment products. Its emphasis will be on innovation, future solutions and committed service and partnership.

Perstorp facilitating the shift to sustainable solutions

Going pro-environmental can make a big difference to our planet. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp is gearing up to support customers globally in the shift to sustainable solutions. As a world leader in Pro-Environment Products, the company is extending its lead by announcing, at the European Coating Show 2019, several new renewable product families and a new service offer designed to support customers to go Pro-Environmental.

Perstorp enters debt refinancing agreement

Production of polyols in Perstorp, Sweden. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp, a global leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the refinancing of its existing credit facilities. On the back of the strong performance and sale of the Capa business, Perstorp and its shareholders have decided to refinance the existing bonds and loans through new credit facilities. The refinancing will put the company in a better position to achieve its long-term strategic objectives.

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.

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