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UK consortium to make graphite-based anode for solid-state lithium-ion batteries

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 14:46 -- Paul Crompton
UK consortium to make graphite-based anode for solid-state lithium-ion batteries

A consortium funded by the UK’s government will work toward developing a graphite-based anode to allow solid-state batteries to meet the performance demands required by electric vehicles.

The project will replace metallic lithium anodes in solid-state batteries with consortium partner Talga Technologies’, a subsidiary of Australian firm Talga Resources’, graphite carbon anode Talnode-E product.

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UK’s Johnson Matthey tight-lipped on site for post-Brexit battery tech plant

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:17 -- Xuan Zhong
UK’s Johnson Matthey tight-lipped on site for post-Brexit battery tech plant

UK-based speciality chemicals company Johnson Matthey (JM) is set to launch commercial production of its “high energy” battery material technology by 2022— but is staying tight-lipped about which country will host the plant.

Investors have been told the enhanced lithium nickel oxide (eLNO) material plant, which will target batteries for the electric vehicles market, “will be located in Europe, in line with the development of its supply chain”.

 

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Johnson Matthey in battery materials plans with Cummins

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:32 -- Xuan Zhong
Johnson Matthey in battery materials plans with Cummins

Johnson Matthey has sold its automotive battery systems business to US-based engines and gensets manufacturer Cummins— as part of plans to jointly develop “high-energy battery materials”.

JM’s UK-based business is one of Europe's largest lithium-ion battery system suppliers with 50 employees.

 
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Johnson Matthey plans “substantial” investment for 2018

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:11 -- Xuan Zhong
Johnson Matthey plans “substantial” investment for 2018

UK-based speciality chemicals company Johnson Matthey (JM) plans a “substantial” cash injection to boost battery tech manufacturing in 2018, CEO Robert MacLeod (pictured) has said.

MacLeod did not give details, but said: “Overall we’re on track with our plans and we’re planning a substantial capital investment next year in manufacturing capability.”

 

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Johnson Matthey to accelerate worldwide NMC use in EVs

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 14:32 -- Paul Crompton
Johnson Matthey to accelerate worldwide NMC use in EVs

Chemicals company Johnson Matthey is to license five patents as it looks to accelerate the adoption of nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cathode materials in lithium-ion batteries.

The deal with US firm 3M will allow the UK firm to focus on providing a bigger portfolio of cathode materials for the automotive and high performance markets.

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Johnson Matthey closes US$75m Li-ion deal with Clariant

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:30 -- Paul Crompton
Johnson Matthey has bought Clariant’s lithium-ion battery materials energy storage.

UK based electro-chemical battery manufacturer Johnson Matthey (JM) Plc has bought Clariant’s lithium-ion battery materials energy storage business for US$75 million.

The acquisition of the Swiss chemical company’s Business Line Energy Storage was announced in October 2014, but only closed on February 28th 2015.

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Johnson Matthey buys Swiss battery materials business

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:52 -- Laura Varriale
Clariant facility in Quebec, Canada

UK-based specialty chemicals company Johnson Matthey has taken over the battery material business of Swiss chemicals company Clariant for $75m.

Clariant supplies lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode material to the lithium-ion battery sector for automotive and non-automotive applications.

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