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Chemours showcases latest Opteon
refrigerant solutions at Kobe Symposium

Representatives from Chemours presented the latest in Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerant Technology at the 2016 International Symposium on new refrigerants and environmental technology in Kobe, Japan.

The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, presented  its latest refrigerant technology at last week's International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology, demonstrating the bright future of their low GWP (global warming potential) hydrofluoro-olefin (HFO) refrigerants.  At the conference, Chemours showcased its Opteon™ portfolio of refrigerants for applications ranging from chillers and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) to waste heat recovery for heating and power.

Chemours has commercialized a broad range of Opteon™ refrigerants across multiple applications including mobile air conditioning, stationary refrigeration and chillers. These new refrigerants have quickly been adopted by users around the world as they offer the optimal balance of properties including performance, environmental sustainability, safety and cost.  Chemours also has a robust developmental pipeline with additional low GWP solutions on the way for applications including stationary air conditioning and waste heat recovery.

The International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology is a bi-annual research conference organized by the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association.  The conference offers its participants a view of the latest in refrigerant technologies, specifically those that provide environmentally friendly and energy efficient solutions.

"The Kobe Symposium is of great value to the industry as it allows for its best and brightest minds to come together in one place and share the progress that has been made over the past two years," Diego Boeri, vice president, Chemours Fluorochemicals.  "We have made great advancements with our Opteon™ portfolio of low GWP, high performance solutions and we welcome the opportunity to help educate the industry and demonstrate how these products offer long term low GWP solutions for today and tomorrow."

The presentations from Chemours representatives included:
1) Low GWP refrigerants for Chiller Refrigeration and VRF: Thermodynamic and Transport Properties.
Presenter: Joshua Hughes

2) HFO-1336mzz(Z) as a Low GWP Working Fluid for Heating and Power from Low Temperature Heat: Thermodynamic and Transport Properties
Presenter: Konstantinos Kontomaris

As the leading industry supplier of more environmentally sustainable refrigerants, Chemours has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to offer customers new products with no ozone depletion and low global warming potential. The company has announced plans to invest hundreds of millions more in the next five years to bring online additional capacity of these more sustainable, high-performance products that serve a wide range of applications.

The Chemours Company in profile
A wholly-owned subsidiary of DuPont, The Chemours Company is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and, chemistry-based innovations.  Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and oil refining operations and general industrial manufacturing.  Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon®, Ti-Pure®, Krytox®, Viton®, Opteon® and Nafion®. Chemours has approximately 9,000 employees across 37 manufacturing sites serving more than 5,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Chemours™ and the Chemours Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Chemours Company.  Viton® is a trademark or registered trademark of The Chemours Company, and its affiliate. 
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