Aqua Concept GmbH Launches coracon® LT EKO, a Performing and Sustainable Heat Transfer Fluid Engineered from BioAmber's Bio Succinic Acid

Mar 13, 2018

MONTREAL, March 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - aqua concept GmbH announces the launch of coracon® LT EKO, an innovative and environmentally friendly family of liquid coolants based on BioAmber's bio-succinic acid. Marketed as antifreeze or brine, coracon® provides several performance advantages over existing alternatives such as: low viscosity, high pumpability, very low freezing temperatures, remarkable thermo-physical and heat exchange properties, food approval and high corrosion protection. With its positive ecological and physiological rating, coracon® LT EKO is suitable for all commercial and private systems, technical and food applications, and is particularly effective for very low temperature environments.

"Since aqua concept was founded, providing the best-in-class solutions while working to protect the environment has been a central theme in our company's culture. This innovation would not have happened without our partnership with BioAmber, that enabled us to engineer a unique product, that is both highly performing and complying with our own stringent environmental code. We foresee a successful commercialization for this product family that will bring better solutions to our customers and the market in general", explained Mr. Klukas, authorized officer of aqua concept GmbH.

"aqua concept is a great example of an innovating company that leveraged our best-in-class bio-succinic acid to design unique, eco-friendly products and solutions. It has been a pleasure joining forces and working with aqua concept. Their strong technological expertise, market experience, and dedication to developing sustainable solutions have been instrumental for the success of this joint project", said Will Raymond, Sales Manager of BioAmber.

About aqua concept:

For over 25 years aqua concept, based in Munich, Germany, has provided solutions for water treatment, engine cooling, heat transfer, corrosion protection and engineering equipment. As one of the first carbon neutral companies in the industry, environmental protection is a central responsibility. It aims to offer customers the best possible advice, system solutions to service that is tailored to customer's requirements.

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About BioAmber:
BioAmber (OTCPK: BIOA) is a renewable materials company. Its innovative technology platform combines biotechnology and catalysis to convert renewable feedstock into building block materials that are used in a wide variety of everyday products including plastics, paints, textiles, food additives and personal care products. For more information visit

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