PERSTORP, Sweden - Perstorp, a niche specialty chemicals company, recently announced its intent to intensify focus on the polyurethanes market. The company is currently engaged in a global effort to grow as a niche supplier of products for polyurethanes and has set up a dedicated R&D team to cater to the needs of companies with small- to medium-volume requirements. One of the application areas the company will focus on is scratch- and chemical-resistant coatings.