MOSCOW (MRC) -- Perstorp, a world leader in specialty chemicals, such as Capa, will be highlighting at UTECH Asia/PU China 2014 its growing commitment to China as the company’s production platform in Zibo is being expanded to include a new neopentyl glycol (Neo) plant, reported the company on its press release.
Perstorp in China has also re-enforced its sales organization in order to better meet local customer needs. As a well-established brand in the Chinese market for more than 25 years, Perstorp has been producing TMP (trimethylolpropane) in China since 2008.
Capa is a very versatile specialty polyol, with a focus on demanding TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane), polyurethane coatings and cast elastomer applications such as automotive seals and gaskets, synthetic leather and textile coatings, and wheels and rollers.
Capa polycaprolactones are flexible and versatile in both product applications and production. It offers excellent mechanical properties and easy processing for faster cycle times in injection molding. They also possess low viscosity, resulting in improved processability and lower VOC levels together with improved UV and chemical resistance.
As MRC reported before, in February 2014, Perstorp introduced a new business model, a new organizational structure, a new management team and a cost competitiveness program.
Besides, in September 2013, Perstorp launched Pevalen as a non-phthalate plasticizer meeting market demand in sensitive applications. Pevalen is a plasticizer based on well-proven, reliable chemistry. As a non-phthalate plasticizer alternative it does not compromise performance in any way. In fact performance is equal to or better than other plasticizers used today.
Perstorp is one of the world leaders in various sectors of the specialty chemicals market, it's pioneer in formalin chemistry, plastics and surface materials. Perstorp was founded in 1881 and is controlled by PAI partners,a major European private equity company. The company has around 1,500 employees in with 22 production plants in Europe, Asia and North America.