SOURCE: LiqTech International

LiqTech International

June 26, 2012 08:30 ET

LiqTech International, Inc. Announces CEO Purchases Additional Shares of the Company

BALLERUP, DENMARK--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) (OTCBB: LIQT) ("LiqTech") is pleased to announce its CEO, Lasse Andreassen, has recently purchased 537,000 restricted shares of LiqTech International at $2.65.

Mr. Andreassen, CEO of LiqTech, stated, "Since the listing of LiqTech International on OTCQX, I have continued to see significant growth in all of our market segments.

"There is a growing demand for our Silicon Carbide membrane, and I am impressed with the interest for our new ceramic membrane products after having exhibited in several countries this spring. After having spent four years developing this new technology, we currently have more than 60 system integrators who are working with our unique technology.

"We are working on large and growing markets where I believe our products will play an important role and they are the best suited materials for the tasks."

The Company has three significant growth areas and has no debt, a strong cash position, and a strong production platform.

"My current investment in LiqTech has a long-term perspective and the additional investment in shares is part of that strategy. With this investment I will have a total of 2,412,000 shares corresponding to approximately 10% of the outstanding shares in the Company," concluded Mr. Andreassen.

LiqTech International, Inc., a Nevada corporation, is a clean technology company that for more than a decade has developed and provided state-of-the-art technologies for gas and liquid purification using ceramic silicon carbide filters, particularly, highly specialized filters for the control of soot exhaust particles from diesel engines and for liquid filtration. It also manufactures kiln furniture. Using nanotechnology, LiqTech develops products using proprietary silicon carbide technology. LiqTech's products are based on unique silicon carbide membranes which facilitate new applications and improve existing technologies. For more information, please visit

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