Plans Laid for Second LG Chem Battery Plant in Holland, Michigan

The new electrolyte production plant would be located near LG Chem’s $303 million, 600,000 square-foot battery cell plant.

Published: 07-Nov-2010

Holland, MI — More components of LG Chem’s lithium-ion batteries could get their starts in Holland.

Gov. Jennifer Granholm today announced that LG Chem, the South Korea-based advanced battery manufacturer with operations in Michigan, will establish a new electrolyte production plant in Holland.

The new electrolyte production plant would be located near LG Chem’s $303 million, 600,000 square-foot battery cell plant under construction in Holland now, facilitated by a $151.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The battery cell plant is expected to be fully operational in 2012 with up to 400 employees.

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