Keyword: Battery Materials


BASF Shanshan Expanding Battery Materials Output

17.06.2022 -

BASF Shanshan Battery Materials (BSBM), a 51:49 joint venture of the German chemical giant and China’s Hunan Shanshan Energy, is expanding its battery materials capacity...


Umicore and Volkswagen in EV Battery Materials JV

10.12.2021 -

Belgian chemicals and recycling company Umicore is teaming up with German carmaker Volkswagen in a joint venture to produce cathode materials for VW’s battery cell...


Johnson Matthey Licenses 3M’s Cathode Patents

14.08.2016 - UK specialty chemical and technology company Johnson Matthey has signed a patent license agreement with 3M to further expand the use of nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cathode...


Umicore Calls BASF’s Patent Breach Claim “Flawed and Erroneous”

04.05.2015 - Belgium-based battery materials technology leader Umicore has publicly responded to BASF's allegations that it breached the German chemical giant's patents for nickel-cobalt...


BASF Sues Umicore Over Alleged Patent Breach

12.04.2015 - A US court has given Belgium's Umicore, one of the leading providers of cathode materials for batteries, until Apr. 17 to reply to allegations by BASF that the company breached...


BASF launches Battery Chemicals R&D Centre in Japan

10.02.2014 - BASF has inaugurated a new R&D and application centre for battery chemicals at Amagasaki, Japan. It is the German chemical group's first combined facility in Asia-Pacific. The...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Battery Material Producers Remain Optimistic

06.08.2013 - Technology - Companies developing and producing chemicals for the large battery market are remaining bullish about its prospects despite its spectacular failure so far to live up...


BASF to Open R&D Center for Battery Materials in Japan

27.02.2013 - BASF will open a new Research and Development Laboratory and an Application Technology Center for Battery Materials in Amagasaki, Japan. The facilities will be fully operational by...