WILMINGTON, Del., December 14, 2017 – The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that Opteon™ XP10 (R-513A) low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant has been chosen by Maersk Container Industry (MCI), one of the leading manufacturers of refrigerated transportation equipment and part of the Transport and Logistics division of A.P. Moller-Maersk, to cool 1,000 Star Cool Integrated containers that will be deployed with one of its shipping carrier customers. The use of Opteon™ XP10 in these units, will reduce GWP to less than 56 percent compared to other R134a units.
Opteon™ XP10 is part of Chemours’ low GWP HFO refrigerants portfolio with a focus on bringing innovative solutions to the industry that contribute to a better world around us. XP10, a non-flammable low GWP refrigerant, is the ideal replacement for R-134a in new systems and for retrofit of existing systems, offering an optimal balance of performance, safety and environmental sustainability. “It is always exciting to see adoption of one of our products around the world. What is most exciting for us is to bring a solution that is both better for the environment and that allows our customers to meet their performance and sustainability goals” said Diego Boeri, Vice President, Chemours Fluorochemicals. “This selection further reinforces XP10 as a leading non-flammable low GWP choice to replace R-134a in a variety of applications around the world,” said Boeri.
“It is important to us to offer our shipping carrier customers a refrigerant solution that is not only better for the environment, but one that can also be deployed here and now, in the future, and in existing Star Cool container fleets. The Opteon™ XP10 solution protects our customers’ investment and allows for a gradual change to the new technology and to legislation,” says Morten Heide, Chief Technology Officer, MCI.
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About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions 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 general industrial manufacturing. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™, and Nafion™. Chemours has approximately 7,000 employees and 26 manufacturing sites serving approximately 4,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC. For more information please visit chemours.com or follow Chemours on Twitter at @chemours.
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