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Perstorp announces major production capacity increase for Pevalen™ non-phthalate plasticizer

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Perstorp announces to substantially expand the production capacity of its non-phthalate polyester plasticizer Pevalen™ from 2019 onwards. To accomplish this Perstorp has entered into a long-term production agreement with Italian company Alcoplast Srl.. The new partnership more than doubles the current production capacity, bringing it in total to 50.000 tons per year and improving unit metrics due to the economies of scale.

Global specialty chemicals leader Perstorp announces new investors to accelerate the next stage of growth

• Perstorp will be transferred from PAI Europe IV fund to a new fund managed by PAI Partners with Landmark Partners as lead investor, alongside other co-investors; PAI Partners will reinvest significantly in the transaction • In addition to the transfer, Landmark Partners and its co-investors have committed c. EUR 130 million to Perstorp for growth opportunities

Thorsten Kröller to Become President of ALTANA’s ACTEGA Division as of March 1, 2019

Thorsten Kröller, currently Head of the Business Line Plastics Additives at the BYK Division, will assume the leadership of the ACTEGA Division as

LEDcure SCR for rotary and flexo applications presented for the first time

Labelexpo Americas: UV specialist IST Metz announces world premiere of LEDcure SCR

BYK-3560 and BYK-3565: Primed for Success!

This year’s “BYK Advance” prize has been awarded to the team behind the development of a new family of hydrophilic additives, with its flagship BYK-3560.