Perstorp is upgrading Capa plant

12 September 2017

Perstorp is securing the future of its Caprolactone business through a significant investment to upgrade its original monomer plant. The new equipment will be constructed using high-quality materials and the investment will future proof the production and even further increase security of supply.

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The project was initiated and kicked off in the beginning of 2017 and construction phase of the new parts of the plant will start in the New Year. The plant upgrade consists of installing a new peracetic acid still and new reactors on stream 1, which was originally built in 1998. The project is expected to be complete in the second half of 2019.