Saft Begins Deliveries of First Lithium-ion Batteries Produced by New Jacksonville Plant
Saft has just started shipping the first cells to roll off the production lines at what it claims is the world’s most advanced automated lithium-ion battery factory, in Jacksonville, Florida. The first deliveries from Jacksonville have included hundreds of cells for battery assembly for European customers.
"Starting volume industrial-scale deliveries to customers from the Jacksonville plant opened in September this year confirms the sound foundations we have put in place, both in terms of the advanced production technology we have implemented and the team of people we brought together to run it," said Dan Miller, Jacksonville operations manager. "We are now ramping up production to the volume of cells a year we need to address the constantly growing demand worldwide from customers who require reliable, high performance energy storage solutions".