“The Penta business is a corner stone for Perstorp and an integral part of the strategy to drive growth in the Asia Pacific region. It requires presence and determination in order to succeed. An investment in India would further build upon and strengthen our number one position in the global market. Today’s signing of an MoU demonstrates our intention to take the desired steps in the region.” Perstorp’s President and CEO Jan Secher says.
“Perstorp has for a longer period successfully been building its position in Asia. The “Make in India” initiative gives Perstorp an arena to further evaluate opportunities within this exciting region. Ultimately our intention is to develop existing and new customer relationships to further support their success and growth”, says Ulrika Andersson, Vice President Business Unit Penta.
Pentaerythritol (Penta) is a white crystalline polyhydric alcohol containing four primary hydroxyl groups. Applications are building blocks in alkyd resins for coatings, radiation curing monomers, polyurethanes, rosin esters, synthetic lubricants and explosives. Perstorp is currently producing Penta in three different production plants in Germany, the US and Sweden.