Perstorp

A global leader in high growth niches
The Perstorp Group, a trusted world industrial leader, places focused and market-driven innovation at your fingertips. Our culture of performance builds on 130 years of experience and represents a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. As the global leader in high growth niches, such as powder and UV cured coatings, plasticizers, synthetic lubricants and grain preservation, we are committed to develop products providing essential properties to enhance the quality, performance and profitability of our customers’ products and processes. As we look to the future, we strive for the development of smarter and safer products and sustainable processes that reduce environmental impact and create real value in end-products. Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2016 amounted to more than SEK 11,3 billion. Discover your winning formula at www.perstorp.com.

Perstorp
Perstorp Holding AB
Neptunigatan 1
SE-211 20 Malmö
Sweden
+46 435 380 00
perstorp@​perstorp.com

Perstorp stepping up commitment to Caprolactone market by upgrading its Capa™ plant in Warrington, UK

Perstorp stepping up commitment to Caprolactone market by upgrading its Capa™ plant in Warrington, UK.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp - August 31, 2017 - Perstorp is securing the future of its Caprolactone business through a significant investment to upgrade its original monomer plant. The new equipment will be constructed using state of the art materials and the investment will future proof the production and even further increase security of supply.

Formic acid on EU register of feed additives as hygiene condition enhancer

Perstorp’s formic acid plant in Sweden. Perstorp is one of only 3 European formic acid producers.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp - August 31, 2017 - A recent EU regulatory decision dated June, 2017, concerning Reg. 2017/940, will lead to huge modifications in feed industry daily practices. Formic acid is now classified in functional group 1n: “hygiene condition enhancers” of the EU register of feed additives for the coming decade. This means that it is now allowed to add formic acid to any raw material or feed as a bacterial decontaminating agent (including but not limited to Salmonella), to improve feed hygiene. For the time being formic acid is the only product approved for this application.

Top fire classification for Perstorp Akestra™ opens new opportunities in the construction business

(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp - August 22, 2017 - Akestra™ 110, the new transparent plastic, has received top-rated classification of fire safety for building & construction according to EN13501-1. The top classification B opens up a wide range of new applications in the construction industry.

Perstorp Capa™ grades 6500D and 6800D given food contact approval in US

Perstorp Capa™ grades 6500D and 6800D given food contact approval in US. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - July 18, 2017 - Perstorp has acquired food contact use approval for its Capa™ for Bioplastics product grades 6500D and the new 6800D. By adding Capa 6800D to its product portfolio, Perstorp can now offer a higher molecular weight product to give customers more choices and flexibility in finding the right formulation.

Leading specialty chemical group Perstorp takes an important step to strengthen its position in the Polyol market

Malmö - July 10, 2017 - Perstorp, the world leader in Neopentyl Polyhydric alcohols (Polyols), today announces the agreement for the acquisition of Polialcoli Srl from Polioli SpA. The agreement includes the Neo, TMP and TMPDE as well as the associated Formate businesses located at the Vercelli site (Italy). Included in the transaction are also technology, know-how and equipment. The 74 employees who are currently employed in the acquired company, are welcomed to the Perstorp group.

Online dietary electrolyte balance calculator launched on feedacidifiers.com

Perstorp’s dEB benefit calculator helps to make the benefits of optimizing dEB insightful. You can find it at www.feedacidifiers.com. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - July 5, 2017 - Did you know that increasing dEB for broilers by 100 milliequivalents (mEq) gives a performance improvement of almost 4% in slaughter weight? This and loads of other information can be found at Perstorp’s new dietary electrolyte balance calculator on www.feedacidifiers.com which shows the usefulness for nutritionists of calculating the dEB of their diets.

ProPhorce™ Valerins: a revolutionary new molecule for a new age in animal performance

Valeric acid is one of the important organic acids produced by fermentation in the intestinal tract of animals and humans, and is the key component of ProPhorce™ Valerins. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp May 9, 2017 - The Perstorp Group is proud to officially introduce ProPhorce™ Valerins to the market. ProPhorce Valerins are glycerol esters of valeric acid to be used in feed to promote animal performance.

Perstorp’s Pevalen™ non-phthalate PVC plasticizer obtains FDA compliance for key food contact applications

Perstorp’s Pevalen™ non-phthalate PVC plasticizer obtains FDA compliance for key food contact applications. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - April 19, 2017 - Perstorp has obtained independent expert opinion advising that its Pevalen™ non-phthalate PVC plasticizer can be used in important food contact applications in the USA. The advice, from an international law firm that has expert knowledge in food contact legislation, says that Pevalen is suitable for use at levels up to 32% in PVC intended to produce conveyor belts and gloves used in meat and poultry processing facilities, as well as in tablecloths.

Perstorp is launching boosters for Cationic UV Curing – ensuring a more efficient production process for customers

Perstorp is launching boosters for Cationic UV Curing – ensuring a more efficient production process for customers. (Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp April 4, 2017 - At the European Coatings Show (April 4-6) Perstorp will launch Curalite™, a new range of boosters for cationic UV curing formulations, that can increase speed of reactivity up to 15 times. Cationic UV curing technology is the perfect choice for printing on challenging surfaces.

Perstorp sells its Belgian site with its coating additives activities to Synthomer plc

Perstorp March 6, 2017 - The specialty chemicals innovator and supplier Perstorp (Perstorp Holding AB) today announces the sale of its additives activities primarily serving the paints and coatings industry produced at its facility at Gent Belgium, Perstorp Belgium (Perstorp Oxo Belgium AB) to Synthomer (Synthomer plc). The total consideration for the sale is €78 million (subject to certain adjustments). The divestment is in line with Perstorp’s strategy to focus on and expand its core chemicals activities.

Toxicology tests on Pevalen™ non-phthalate plasticizer support food contact approval

Toxicology tests on Pevalen™ non-phthalate plasticizer support food contact approval.
(Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - February 21, 2017 - A new independent study on the toxicological properties of Perstorp’s Pevalen™ non-phthalate plasticizer for PVC provides new evidence that Pevalen™ has no toxic properties and that it should be approved for food contact applications.

Perstorp launching cationic curing boosters at the European Coatings Show

Perstorp launching cationic curing boosters at the European Coatings Show.
(Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - February 13, 2016 - At the European Coatings Show (April 4-6) Perstorp will launch Curalite™, its range of boosters for cationic UV curing formulations, that can increase reaction speeds up to 15 times. Cationic UV curing technology is the perfect choice for printing on challenging surfaces such as plastic substrates or containers, where other technologies could fail.

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