Issue Date: November 26, 2012
BASF Readies Cathode Facility In Ohio
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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