From being a small Swedish family business Perstorp has grown into a world leading specialty chemicals Group with about 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Annual turnover in 2015 was more than 11 billion SEK. The Perstorp Group is controlled by the French private equity fund PAI partners since 2005.
The specialty chemicals Perstorp produces are added to a wide range of products used everyday at home, work or leisure. Customers are in the coatings, plastic processing and automotive industries – as well as construction and engineering, the agricultural sector and many more. Good products are made even better by providing certain planned and desired characteristics.
Perstorp is a differentiated specialty chemicals company with a unique position on the market. This is possible through an offer of everything from key chemical building blocks to semi-specialty chemicals and pure specialty products that together with a solution providing approach add maximum value for Perstorp’s customers.
Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient, more fun, and more environmentally sound for millions of people all over the world. This is achieved through innovative chemistry which maximizes performance and minimizes environmental impact at the same time. Over 80% of the Group’s R&D work is focused on developing more efficient and environmentally sound products and processes. Perstorp is systematically mapping the carbon footprints and lifecycle impact of the main products.