PERSTORP, Sweden - Perstorp AB, a world leader in niche specialty chemicals, recently opened a new R&D center in Vapi, India, that is ready to serve the specific needs of the specialty chemicals market in Asia. The new center, which opened its doors in late April, is expected to encourage an intimate dialogue between Perstorp innovators and the rapidly developing market for high-quality, specialty-chemical intermediates, particularly in India.