Umicore acquires lithium battery cathode patents from FMC

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 31 January 2011

FMC says new technology could lower the cost of producing Li-ion batteries

Materials company Umicore has acquired a group of patents for the production of lithium-ion battery cathode materials from FMC Corp., one of the world’s biggest lithium producers.

The technology, which was acquired for an undisclosed sum, increases...

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