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Polycaprolactones Perstrop Plans for Growth in China

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Swedish Perstorp has big plans for its Capa polycaprolactones in China: The company presents its products and expansion plans for its site in Zibo at Utech Asia/PU China 2014.

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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 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.
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Shanghai/PR China – Perstorp's in Zibo is being expanded to include a new Neopentyl Glycol (Neo) plant. 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.

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.”

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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.”

Utech Asia/PU China 2014 takes place in the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre, 3 September 2014 - 5 September 2014

Perstorp stand at the 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. Perstorp has over 50 grades of Capa available in the Asian market. 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.

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