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BASF and SVOLT form partnership to advance battery materials development and battery recycling solutions globally

  • Partnership will combine the strengths of both parties on cell manufacturing, cathode active materials and battery recycling to accelerate global progress towards carbon neutrality

Ludwigshafen/Germany, Changzhou/China, October 25, 2021 – BASF and SVOLT have entered into an agreement in which both parties will partner throughout their global operations with regards to cathode active materials (CAM) development, raw materials supply and battery recycling for SVOLT’s battery cells. The cooperation will also enhance the research and development (R&D) capabilities for both companies in sustainable battery materials and strengthen both parties’ core competitiveness in the largest battery market, China, and globally.

Furthermore, the cooperation will support China’s carbon reduction target and accelerate global progress towards carbon neutrality. Both companies will also assess joint upstream resourcing to strengthen the security of raw material supply.

“The strategic partnership with SVOLT will further enhance our strong position in the fast-growing battery materials market,” said Dr. Peter Schuhmacher, President, Catalysts division. “As a globally leading battery materials supplier, BASF is ideally positioned to deliver tailored high-performance cathode active materials for SVOLT’s leading cell technology.”

Yang Hongxin, Chairman and CEO of SVOLT, said, “The strategic cooperation with BASF is an important part of SVOLT’s global supply chain. This strategic cooperation will help us to complement each other’s strengths along the battery supply chain, accelerate innovation capabilities in CAM R&D, and continuously promote portfolio innovation and core competitiveness for EV batteries.”

As the largest chemical supplier to the automotive industry, BASF has established a strong position in the CAM market including a global manufacturing and R&D footprint, and a broad portfolio of mid- to high-nickel, manganese-rich, cobalt-free CAM. In Europe, BASF is introducing CAM production with an industry-leading carbon footprint through its advanced process technology, a secured local raw materials supply chain, a favorable energy mix for production, as well as short and effective logistics along the supply chain. BASF is continuously working closely with partners to accelerate innovation and form a sustainable battery value chain worldwide.

SVOLT is a global high-tech company for batteries. It has established seven R&D centers in Wuxi, Baoding, Shanghai and Shenzhen in China as well as in Japan, Korea and India. Its unique high-speed stacking technology, high-safety cobalt-free batteries, solid-state batteries, automotive-grade AI intelligent manufacturing, etc. are all at world leading level. It is actively expanding the upstream and downstream value chains and strives to build a great company in global new energy industry.

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Symbolic Signing Ceremony

EN: Yang Hongxin, Chairman and CEO of SVOLT(left)and Jay Yang, CEO of BASF Shanshan Battery Materials Co.,Ltd. (right) signed on the agreement.


DE: Yang Hongxin, Chairman und CEO von SVOLT (links) und Jay Yang, CEO von BASF Shanshan Battery Materials Co. Ltd. (rechts) unterzeichneten die Vereinbarung.

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SVOLT's headquarter in Changzhou, China

EN: SVOLT's headquarter in Changzhou, China


DE: Hauptsitz von SVOLT in Changzhou, China


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Expert at Da Chang Sha site is detecting and analyzing the main content of materials

EN: BASF has already built its R&D footprint in all key regions.


DE: BASF hat bereits in allen wichtigen Regionen ihre Präsenz für Forschung und Entwicklung ausgebaut.


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