Perstorp underlines commitment to China and focuses on innovative Capa™ polycaprolactones

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. The investment represents a triumph of Chinese and Swedish engineering not only in the production of high quality Neo, but in terms of plant and environmental safety.

Moreover, 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™ - the unique performance and property enhancer
Perstorp stand N2-133 at UTECH Asia/PU China 2014 will focus on the innovative developments and key benefits of the company’s extensive range of caprolactones, marketed as Capa™ – the unique performance and property enhancer. Perstorp has over 50 grades of Capa™ available in the Asian market.

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.

Growing commitment to the Chinese and Asian market
Dr Bob Wasson, Perstorp Sales & Business Development Director Asia, BU Caprolactones, says: “Perstorp is the world leader in caprolactones, both in terms of global capacity as well as the scientific development of this versatile and unique polyol technology. We continue to view China and Asia-Pacific as strong and developing growth markets for our polyurethane offer.”

Dr Wasson adds: “Our new expanded sales organization in China gives us a specialized technical resource dedicated to Perstorp's specialty offering in order to meet the needs in the emerging specialty PU market in China.”

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