BASF, Toda Kogyo in collaboration talks over cathode businesses

By Myles McCormick
Published: Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The two companies are looking at pooling their CAM assets in North America in anticipation of strong growth in the Li-ion battery sector.

German chemicals producer BASF SE is considering a partnership with Japanese counterpart Toda Kogyo Corp. over their respective North American cathode active materials (CAM) businesses.

The two companies are in negotiations over a proposed deal which would see them combine their North American CAM operations into a joint venture (JV)...

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