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Perstorp introduces the world’s first 2-Ethylhexanol partly based on renewables

Perstorp introduces the world’s first 2-Ethylhexanol partly based on renewables. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp introduces 2-Ethylhexanol based on 25% renewable raw material according to a traceable mass balance concept. 2-EH Pro 25 is designed to reduce the carbon footprint throughout the value chain where it is used to support sustainable sourcing of renewable and recycled raw materials. It is the latest addition to Perstorp’s rapidly expanding ISCC PLUS-certified portfolio of Pro-Environment products.

Perstorp makes major increase in production of Pro-Environment Polyols

Perstorp makes major increase in production of Pro-Environment Polyols. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Sustainable solutions provider and global leader within polyols Perstorp is taking a stand by converting a large majority of the polyols produced at their largest production plant in Perstorp, Sweden, to Pro-Environment products. By doing this, Perstorp will enable reduced greenhouse gas emissions for its polyol customers and downstream value chains.

Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group

Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp Group, a leading sustainability-driven global specialty chemicals company, today said that it is to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). PCG announced today that it has signed a Securities Purchase Agreement on 14 May 2022 to acquire the entire equity interest in Perstorp Holding AB. The agreement was signed with Financière Forêt S.à.r.l, a company under PAI Partners, a European private equity firm.

Perstorp to double carboxylic acid production capacity as demand continues to rise across markets

Perstorp’s production site in Stenungsund, Sweden. (Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals company Perstorp plans to have extra capacity of around 70,000 tonnes/yr. for production of carboxylic acids onstream during 2024. The investment will enable Perstorp to increase output significantly and strengthen its position as the sustainable solutions provider. Increased capacity will meet growing demand in various high-value applications, including non-phthalate plasticizers for PVC, engineered fluids for applications such as refrigeration lubricants, and various propionates used in food preservation and carboxylic acids for use in animal feed gut health and preservation products. Most of the output will be used in downstream production operated by Perstorp itself.

Perstorp welcomes Valentina Serra Holm as Vice President Engineered Fluids

PerstorpPerstorp has appointed Valentina Serra Holm as Vice President Engineered Fluids, where she will strengthen the group’s focus on key market segments with her experience and expertise from the industry.

Perstorp strengthens the portfolio with Isononanoic Acid

Perstorp strengthens the portfolio with Isononanoic Acid. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp expands its value proposition for it´s selected segments Engineered Fluids and Resins & Coatings with the addition of Isononanoic Acid to the portfolio.

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