The company is evaluating the possibility of additional positions compared to the 33 technology jobs already created
SPRINGBORO, Ohio and LAKE ORION, Mich. , April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — American Battery Solutions, Inc. (ABS) (https://www.americanbatterysolutions.com/), a leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced battery systems, today officially relaunched today its upgraded 170,000 square foot manufacturing facility, with critical additional production capacity to meet growing demand for its lithium-ion batteries used in light electric vehicles and many industrial and recreational applications. the Springboro, Ohio The facility, purchased from Robert Bosch Battery Systems in 2019, includes additional investments in equipment and facility upgrades conducted alongside developments of new product offerings and customer programs, milestones that have enabled the start of production in January this year of the ALLIANCE ™ series of intelligent batteries. The plant employs 33 technical and production staff, a figure that is more than double the number of employees when ABS acquired the facility, with additional positions being considered by the company. The inauguration of the facility was attended by local and state officials.
“With our initial investment several years ago and subsequent investments in additional equipment and production capacity, we see the springboro as a critical strategic link in our ability to meet growing demand in underserved markets such as light electric vehicles, autonomous robotics and telecommunications, and to continue ABS’s uninterrupted growth trajectory,” said Subhach Dhar, Founder, President and CEO of ABS. “Our move here further strengthens our footprint in the state of Ohioleveraging its heritage as an engineering and manufacturing powerhouse, adding critical mass to its focus on new energy-related jobs. »
ABS’s investment in the springboro is driven by growing customer adoption of its recently launched ALLIANCE smart battery series for the light and heavy-duty electric vehicle markets. At full capacity, the facility will be capable of producing 8 Giga watt hours of electricity per year, the equivalent of powering more than 150,000 electric vehicles.
All ABS batteries are manufactured in the United States, and offers automotive-grade system design, engineering and validation, with AECQ-qualified components. ABS lithium-ion solutions offer zero maintenance and long life both as aftermarket retrofits and OEM engineered solutions.
About US Battery Solutions
ABS designs and manufactures modular battery solutions for the transportation, industrial and commercial markets, primarily in North America and Europe. The American Battery Solutions Inc. team includes some of the industry’s most recognized battery system experts with decades of experience designing, developing and manufacturing advanced, high-volume battery systems. These experts are now applying this experience to serve emerging and growing markets, focusing on module production, pack assembly and customer integration.
ABS operates a 120,000 square foot innovation center in Michigan and a 170,000 square foot state-of-the-art battery manufacturing facility in Ohio. It employs more than 175 people in Michigan, Ohio, Massachusetts, Texas and California. Follow ABS on Twitter @ABS_Energy and LinkedIn.
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