March 2, 2023: ENTEK mentioned on February 27 that it has signed agreements with Brückner Group USA for 18 lithium battery separator movie manufacturing strains.
The offers are consistent with ENTEK’s growth of producing capability to help rising demand for EV and power storage techniques within the US.
ENTEK CTO Rick Pekala mentioned the strains will deploy Brückner’s newest era biaxial stretching movie tools, together with ENTEK’s experience in materials science, coating, recycling, and separator manufacturing.
Agreements along with 1.4 billion m2 annual Li battery separator mission introduced in April the development of two “giga-scaled” EV battery separator crops within the US – chosen for a Division of Vitality grant award.
The corporate mentioned that its investments will begin with the set up of fifty million m2 of further ceramic coating capability at its facility in Henderson, Nevada, which is scheduled to be commissioned within the first half of this 12 months to help current base movie manufacturing.
ENTEK additionally revealed final spring that it’s investing to develop its manufacturing of AGM battery separators in India and the US, in response to increasing demand for power storage options for inverters, industrial functions and EVs.