Sumitomo increases battery separator output for Tesla Model S

By Emma Hughes
Published: Monday, 28 April 2014

As interest in lithium ion batteries continues to make the headlines, news from the company’s downstream suppliers emerges with Sumitomo Chemical revealing expansion plans at its Japan-based battery separator plant.

Following increased electric vehicle (EV) uptake, Sumitomo Chemical has announced that it will expand production capacity at its Japan-based lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery separator plant.

The company revealed at the end of last week that the alterations at its Ohe Works, located in Niihama city, Ehime Prefecture, will be phased in...

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