Perstrop to expand caprolactone production by 2010

June 2008
Chemical Business;Jun2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p74
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of caprolactone producer and specialty chemicals company Perstrop to double the production capacity of the recently acquired Capa caprolactone plant in Warrington, England by 2010. The decision is a response to the rapid growth of the market for caprolactone and its derivatives. The proprietary technology of Perstrop is the basis of the new monomer capacity. The advantages of Capa Caprolactones are also cited.


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