Volume 90 Issue 48 | p. 18 | Concentrates
Issue Date: November 26, 2012

BASF Readies Cathode Facility In Ohio

Department: Business
Keywords: battery materials, cathode, electric vehicles, advanced batteries
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BASF’s new cathode materials plant in Ohio is four stories tall.
Credit: BASF
Photo shows BASF’s newly opened plant in Elyria, Ohio, that will supply nickel cobalt manganese cathode materials to companies making lithium-ion batteries for hybrid and all-electric vehicles.
 
BASF’s new cathode materials plant in Ohio is four stories tall.
Credit: BASF

BASF has opened a plant in Elyria, Ohio, that will supply nickel cobalt manganese cathode materials to companies making lithium-ion batteries for hybrid and all-electric vehicles. The $50 million plant was supported by a $25 million grant from the Department of Energy and uses technology licensed from Argonne National Laboratory. The 70,000-sq-ft facility is expected to employ 25 workers.

 
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