Perstorp, Sweden -- Speciality chemicals company Perstorp is expanding its portfolio with the addition of 1,6-hexanediol, which is used in applications such as coatings, sealants, polyurethane elastomers and printing inks.
The Swedish company said it is now producing substantial volumes to meet the growing market demand.
"We aim to help support this growth and broaden our platform, to better serve our customers in Europe," said Marten Olausson, Perstorp Caprolactones manager. "The product represents an ideal complement to our already wide portfolio for resin production."
Perstorp has now started production after several years' of development. The chemical maker said its 1,6-hexanediol offers resin producers a product of highest quality.