Johnson Matthey to build battery materials demonstration plant in Clitheroe, UK

Johnson Matthey, the global leader in science that makes the world cleaner and healthier, announces that it is building a demonstration scale plant in Clitheroe, UK to manufacture next generation battery materials to power electric vehicles.

The new, multi-million pound plant will have a capacity of 1,000 tonnes per annum and will be used to provide sample quantities of our market leading eLNOTM battery material to our global customers.

The demonstration plant is an important step in the commercialisation of eLNO to support the qualification process with our customers and enable JM to build its market presence in next generation battery materials.

JM has used its breadth of scientific expertise to rapidly develop eLNO and this new product is already generating extremely positive feedback from customers during testing.  It is designed to enable large scale adoption of pure battery electric vehicles with greater range and lifetime.  ~Read more

The £70m ground-breaking scheme brings industry and academia together in a consortium made up of major glass manufacturers and universities, including Pilkington Glass, British Glass, and the Universities of Liverpool and Leeds - with the aim of putting the UK at the forefront of global glass manufacturing. In early 2018 St Helens was announced as…

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