PERSTORP, Sweden - Leading specialty chemicals company Perstorp is expanding its already extensive offering for resin producers with 1,6-hexanediol. The company is now producing substantial volumes to meet the growing market demand.

Demand for 1,6-hexanediol is increasing thanks to continued growth in applications such as coatings, sealants, polyurethane elastomers and printing inks, where the product is a key building block.

Perstorp has now started production after several years of development of a proprietary technology. Perstorp’s 1,6-hexanediol offers resin producers a product of highest quality.