NERSAC, France — Johnson Controls-Saft Advanced Power Solutions announced the official opening of its new lithium-ion automotive battery manufacturing facility.
The plant, based in Nersac, France, will manufacture advanced lithium-ion batteries for hybrid, plug-in, fuel cell and electric vehicles.
Johnson Controls-Saft initially invested euro 15 million in the facility, which is producing batteries for global automotive customers. It has been built to be scaleable, so that as demand increases it can increase production capacity to meet customer and market demands.
In addition to the plant in Nersac, Johnson Controls-Saft has research and development centers in Milwaukee, USA and Bordeaux, France; as well as system engineering, testing and integration centers in Milwaukee, USA; Hanover, Germany; and Shanghai, China.