Materials ≫ Nanotechnology , CONVERTING PRODUCTS ≫ BATTERY 12/05 2011 16:33
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has completed additional production line for VGCFTM (vapor-grown carbon fiber) at Kawasaki Plant, Kanagawa Prefecture, thereby increasing total production capacity for the product from 100 t/y to 200 t/y. VGCFTM is used as additive in anodes and cathodes of lithium-ion rechargeable batteries (LIBs).¡¡» Read More
Company Information , CONVERTING PRODUCTS ≫ BATTERY 11/24 2011 11:05
-New ¡ÈBattery Materials¡É unit will integrate BASF¡Çs cathode materials, electrolytes and next-generation lithium battery initiatives
-Ralf Meixner will lead ¡ÈBattery Materials¡É
In recognition of the significant growth opportunity associated with the global battery marketplace, BASF is creating a new global business unit that will bring together its current and future battery-related electromobility activities. As part of this transition, a new global business unit ¡ÈBattery Materials¡É will be formed, effective January 1, 2012. This business unit will integrate the existing battery activities of BASF¡Çs Catalysts division, which is focused on cathode materials development; its Intermediates division, which is focused on electrolyte formulations, and BASF Future Business GmbH, which is focused on next-generation lithium battery opportunities. This operating consolidation will take place throughout the first half of 2012, leveraging the collaborative efforts of each of these business teams to ensure a seamless migration for BASF and its market constituents.¡¡» Read More
SDK to Expand Production Capacities for LIB Materials --SCMG™ Anode Material, VGCF™Additive, and Aluminum Packaging Materials--
Products , CONVERTING PRODUCTS ≫ BATTERY 07/25 2011 12:53
Showa Denko K.K.
July 19, 2011
Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has decided to expand its production capacities for materials used in lithium-ion rechargeable batteries (LIBs), namely, artificial-graphite-based anode material (SCMG™), additive in anodes and cathodes (VGCF™), and aluminum laminated films for packaging. ¡¡» Read More
Sony to ship 1.2kWh energy storage modules using rechargeable lithium-ion batteries made from olivine-type phosphate
Energy , CONVERTING PRODUCTS ≫ BATTERY , Products 04/19 2011 11:37
-Module has lifespan of over 10 years*1 with a wide range of applications including as a backup power source or for load-leveling during peak electricity periods-
Starting in the end of April 2011, Sony will begin volume shipments of energy storage modules that use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries made with olivine-type lithium-ion iron phosphate as the cathode material (hereafter referred to as ¡Æolivine-type lithium-ion iron phosphate cell¡Ç). These energy storage modules have a lifespan of over 10 years, excellent safety performance, rapid recharging capabilities and high scalability. Sample shipments of the new module began in June last year and Sony decided to begin volume shipments after rigorous testing and experimentation with various applications.¡¡» Read More
Toppan Printing and Toyo Seikan reach a basic agreement on business tie-up for lithium-ion battery exterior material
Coating , CONVERTING PRODUCTS ≫ BATTERY , Energy 04/18 2011 08:44
Toppan Printing and Toyo Seikan reach a basic agreement on
business tie-up for lithium-ion battery exterior materials
Aiming to be the world's first total supplier with a full lineup
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.
Apr 14, 2011
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (hereafter Toppan Printing; head office: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo; President & CEO: Shingo Kaneko) and Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd. (hereafter Toyo Seikan; head office: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo; President: Shunji Kaneko) have reached a basic agreement on a business tie-up that will target the strengthening of the business for the exterior materials used for lithium-ion batteries. ¡¡» Read More