TAIPEI, August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ProLogium Technology (ProLogium), a global leader in innovative solid-state battery technology, today announced that it has joined NAATBatt International (NAATBatt), the premier trade association of developers, manufacturers, suppliers and users of battery technology in North Americaas a platinum member, and will also attend future board meetings.
“We are happy to be a member of NAATBatt, to learn and participate in the development of innovative solutions for the advancement of battery technologies,” said Vincent Yang, CEO and Founder of ProLogium. “United States plays a crucial role in the automotive industry’s global value chain. Automakers are accelerating plans to expand their EV product line. With manufacturing bases in the region, we will be able to better meet market needs and enjoy local political support. Proximity allows for local production and sourcing, manufacturing closer to customers to reduce carbon footprint – a win-win solution for the benefit of both our customers and ProLogium.”
Jim GreenbergExecutive Director of NAATBatt International, said, “I am delighted that ProLogium has joined NAATBatt and plans to become an important part of the North American supply chain for advanced batteries. Scaling up the manufacturing of electrochemical energy storage technology is a challenge faced by countries around the world. .NAATBatt will do its best to provide the resources required by ProLogium and fully support ProLogium’s efforts to promote innovative battery technology in North America and help him enter the commercial realm more quickly.”
ProLogium is actively seeking to establish its first overseas battery factory. The company is selecting the location for its gigafactory in anticipation of growing global demand for electric vehicles over the next decade. The estimated total investment in three phases is higher $8 billionand a feasibility study of potential sites has been launched.
“With the recommendation and assistance of the U.S. Department of Commerce, we were invited to the SelectUSA 2022 Investment Summit. We met with U.S. officials and governors at the SelectUSA Summit. The U.S. government has expressed its full support for ProLogium to set up factories locally, an indication of the growing strategic importance of the next-generation battery,” Vincent Yang commented.
ProLogium has a three-phase construction plan for its first-ever overseas gigafactory. Total capacity is expected to reach 120 GWh when the plant is completed. The company’s final decision on the location of the plant is expected to be made no earlier than the first half of 2023. A due diligence process will be carried out before the start of the construction project. ProLogium also estimates that by 2031, the project will create more than 6,500 jobs, and the company is set to begin its global talent recruitment efforts in engineering, research and product development. , business management, etc.
ProLogium’s manufacturing competence has been well established over the past nine years. Its first production line for consumer applications began operation in 2013, and its roll-to-roll EV battery pilot line began production in October 2017. The battery manufacturer has proprietary technologies covering more than 500 patents (applied or granted) worldwide and has established more than 4,000 quality control elements in its production processes, achieving 99.9% efficiency for its manufacture of monolayer cells and a yield of 94% for multilayer cells. . The company has already shipped more than one million cells for consumer electronics applications (from 15mAh to 1Ah) with a very high level of customer satisfaction. It has already started the long testing and certification process with the world’s leading automotive OEMs by delivering nearly 8,000 EV battery cells (50-60 Ah). These results laid a solid foundation for its global mass-production gigafactory.
SOURCE ProLogium Technology