Top 5 Battery Manufacturing News Week 36

by | Sep 9, 2023 | News | 0 comments

1.Scania battery assembly plant up and running, Fully ramped, the battery assembly will have 550 employees and be highly automated from incoming goods throughout production to delivery.Battery cells from Northvolt Ett, the gigafactory in northern Sweden, will be assembled into modules and packs, tailored for Scania’s modular production. 

Source: Scania

2. DRÄXLMAIER opens battery factory in Leipzig, The heart of an electric vehicle is the battery; it determines the range and performance. A battery system based on 800-volt technology will be built in the DRÄXLMAIER Group’s new production plant in Leipzig. With the opening, the company is expanding its production network in Germany to a total of three highly automated battery plants, thereby underlining the country’s importance as a strategically important technology location.


3. Aachen-based startup, cylib, officially commissions pilot line for the sustainable battery recycling of lithium-ion batteries after only 11 months: for the first time, all elements, including raw materials such as lithium and graphite, can be recovered. A daily recycling volume of 500 kg possible immediately. Planning of industrial line with recycling capacity of several thousand tons per year already underway.

Source: CYLIB

4. FREYR Battery (FREYR) recently welcomed Nidec Corporation (Nidec), a global leader in electric motors and engineering, procurement, and construction solutions for the energy storage systems (ESS) market, to our Customer Qualification Plant (CQP) in Mo i Rana, Norway. 

Source: Freyr

5. Redwood is pleased to announce the completion of our most recent equity funding round, in which we raised more than $1 billion in Series D shares. We will use our Series D funding to continue building our capacity, expanding the domestic battery supply chain and allowing our customers to purchase battery materials made in the US for the first time.  

Source: Redwood

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