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Perstorp Completes Caprolactone Expansion

11:39 AM MDT | September 23, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it has doubled caprolactone production capacity at its Warrington, U.K. facility. Terms were not disclosed. Caprolactones are used in a range of applications, including resin  modification, waterborne polyurethane dispersion coatings, cast elastomers, hot-melt adhesives, support material for top-quality shoes and modern orthopedic brace supports. Perstorp, the global leader in caprolactones, says demand is increasing 5%/year but the market has been short on supply. Bob Wasson, Perstorp's sales and business development...

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