Refreshment on the summer tour - LSA Minister of Economics Sven Schulze inaugurates new showroom

On the sixth day of his bicycle tour through Saxony-Anhalt Sven Schulze, Minister for Economy, Tourism, Agriculture and Forestry stopped first at the new headquarters of MECOTEC GmbH in Bitterfeld-Wolfen and inaugurated the new showroom with a cold chamber visit. 

After an exchange with MECOTEC COO Dr. Friedrich Rheinheimer and CFO Alexander Butt, Production Manager Markus Steinbach guided Economics Minister Sven Schulze through the production hall and provided information on the manufacture of the whole body cryotherapy chambers made in Germany. Sven Schulze was accompanied by Zörbig's mayor Matthias Egert, Lars-Jörn Zimmer (member of the Saxony-Anhalt state parliament), Andi Grabner (district administrator in the Anhalt-Bitterfeld district), Daniel Krake (SME representative/special tasks in the Anhalt-Bitterfeld district) and Sabine Kraus and Marc Pappert from IMG - Investment and Marketing Corporation Saxony-Anhalt. "We were very pleased about the visit, the exchange and the impulses and look with confidence into the future of our location in Bitterfeld-Wolfen", COO Dr. Friedrich Rheinheimer, summarized the minister's visit. 

Finally, Sven Schulze opened the newly created showroom at the headquarters of the world market leader, where a cryo:one, cryo:one plus and a cold air therapy unit cryoair C600 with the worldwide unique temperature of -60 °C can be tested. And Minister of Economic Affairs Sven Schulze did not miss the opportunity to test the cryo:one plus himself: "Minister Sven Schulze accepted the challenge to experience our cryo:one plus at -85°C for 3 minutes. He will now be able to take the second part of his 500 km bike tour revitalized", COO Dr. Friedrich Rheinheimer was convinced. 


MECOTEC GmbH, based in Saxony-Anhalt, was founded in 2000. It is known as an industrial refrigeration specialist and world market leader in electric cold chambers for the fields of medicine, sports and wellness. More than 600 of these cold chambers have already been installed worldwide, in spa areas of upscale hotels, in clinics and in sports facilities, such as in the German national soccer league, NFL stadiums in the US and others.

In 2020 the company took over the refrigeration system developer COOLANT (based in Mülsen / Saxony) in order to consolidate its technological leadership for special applications in refrigeration technology. COOLANT specializes in the development and manufacture of energy-optimized deep cooling systems in the industrial sector.

MECOTEC works with leading pharmaceutical manufacturers and hospitals in the field of ultra-low temperature technology for medical products and cold chambers and is certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and PED standards. The MECOTEC Group employs around 100 people globally, over 60 of them in Germany. The company has branches in France, the USA and Singapore as well as sales offices in Europe and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The company is managed by its founder and managing director Enrico Klauer, who is supported by an advisory board made up of experts from the finance and pharmaceutical industries.

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