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As a world leading specialty chemicals company, we provide innovations that improves the daily life of nearly everyone, everywhere. Using our expertise in chemistry and engineering, we transform basic materials into high-value products that give our customers a competitive edge.

Our products can be found in pockets, homes, offices and communities of practically every person on the planet. Some of our products can improve energy efficiency in refrigerators, other can make paint dry faster and enable coatings without solvents. Other products can make animals grow healthier and some make cables softer and more durable. By using natures tiniest building blocks, our products and solutions can contribute to advancing everyday life.

Value creation through integrated business platform

For us, innovation is rarely about creating something entirely new. Instead we focus on which customer needs Perstorp can meet using current production capabilities. We make the most of our assets to create the greatest possible customer value.

Perstorp's business is based on our polyols, oxo and animal nutrition technology platforms. We select niches with above GDP growth, that match our deep knowledge in these chemistries and we direct our efforts towards high-growth specialty chemicals markets with need for innovative, sustainable solutions. More precisely, we focus on:

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Lars Grimsgård

Vice President Corporate Finance & Investor Relations

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Annual & Sustainability Report 2020 is now available. Download it here:
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Key facts

Perstorp is a world leader in several sectors of the specialty chemicals market, and

  • is a pioneer in formalin chemistry, plastics and surface materials
  • has a nr 1 market position for 50 % of the product portfolio,
  • has a top 3 market position for 80 % of the product portfolio.

Perstorp is the operator of 7 production units in Asia, Europe and North America. This, together with sales representation in all major markets and through more than 50 agents, safeguards a global presence. 


Since December 2005, Perstorp has been owned and controlled by PAI partners, a leading European private equity company. In September 2018, Perstorp was transferred into a new investment fund managed by PAI Partners with Landmark Partners as lead investor, alongside other co-investors.

Competitive strengths

Perstorp's strengths lies in our solutions and their properties and functions, as well as in how we develop and produce them, in close collaboration with our customers.

We stay successful by being:

Focused - for a strong cost position

Perstorp is built around a core of our polyols and oxo technology platforms. By continually sparking off new ideas that can feed back into the core, we strengthen the competitiveness of our customers and that of Perstorp. Working this way gives us a strong cost position.

Big player in small niches

We choose niches with above average GDP growth that match our core competences and where we can achieve a leading position. Perstorp has a top 3 market position for 80 % of our product portfolio.

Resilient and forward-thinking

Perstorp seeks to assume leadership and match the right trends and needs that can be met with existing and new Perstorp products. Perstorp combines a mix of businesses to stay resilient throughout economic cycles.

A great deal of our competitive power comes from using our technology to the maximum:

Model showing Perstorp's operational strength


The essence of Perstorp's sustainability strategy entails doing the right things in the right way. Sustainability for us involves working with all the aspects that will make our company successful for another 140 years. This includes our ambition to become Finite Material Neutral, innovate sustainably and to run our business responsibly in all aspects.

Contributing to the UN's sustainable development goals and the European green deal

By providing solutions and enabling innovation in virtually all industries, the chemicals sector can contribute to many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Perstorp is committed to the SDGs and Agenda 2030. We aim to provide solutions that support

  • sustainable nutrition for growing populations
  • life in smarter and more livable societies
  • a climate neutral world

Additionally, we work to align with the EU commission;s Green Deal through our membership and representation in the trade organization CEFIC.