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 2018 amounted to 14.9 billion. Learn more at www.perstorp.com.Perstorp
Perstorp Holding AB
SE-211 20 Malmö
+46 435 380 00
19 Mar 2019
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.
19 Mar 2019
Perstorp 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.
19 Mar 2019
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.
25 Feb 2019
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.
22 Jan 2019
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.
10 Dec 2018
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.
28 Nov 2018
Perstorp 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.
22 Nov 2018
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.
6 Nov 2018
Establishing satellite production units in Asia and the Americas to be closer to these markets and customers. Significantly increasing manpower resources in R&D, regulatory affairs, supply chain, operations, marketing and sales. Expanding the plant in the Netherlands… Perstorp Group firmly invests in the Feed & Food Business Area. The goal: boosting next generation solutions for gut health and preservation. Executive Vice president Roger Mann: ‘Consumer demands favor next generation solutions such as the ones we provide. Perstorp has seen this potential. Enlarging our presence allows us to meet these demands.’
30 Oct 2018
Appealing, thought provoking, innovative… Perstorp treats its customers to a unique experience at EuroTier. Sound and music artist Simon Kirk: “we wanted to engage all the visitor’s senses. The threat that is lurking for our industry needs to be truly and deeply felt. This experience really involves people.”
25 Oct 2018
Perstorp is increasing its efforts to support a more environmentally friendly refrigeration industry. The company’s polyols and acids are a key components of polyol ester (POE) refrigeration oils, which play a vital role in sustainable, energy-efficient systems using the latest refrigerants.
9 Oct 2018
Perstorp announces to substantially expand the production capacity of its non-phthalate polyester plasticizer Pevalen™ from 2019 onwards. To accomplish this Perstorp has entered into a long-term production agreement with Italian company Alcoplast Srl.. The new partnership more than doubles the current production capacity, bringing it in total to 50.000 tons per year and improving unit metrics due to the economies of scale.