There is a wide array of cell manufacturers, some of these have a very niche market based on their history or technology. We will not have listed them all here, but if you think we have missed a company then do please drop us a line. editor
Manufacture cells with LFP and NMC chemistries. Also, engineer and manufacture at module and complete pack level.
Company URL: a123systems.com
Automotive Cells Company (ACC)
Saft, Stellion and Opel have joined forces to make cells with a huge ambition to be The European battery manufacturer.
Company URL: acc-emotion.com
Very high charge / discharge battery cells based on lithium titanate oxide (LTO) materials
Company URL: altairnano.com
Able to make small batch runs of new chemistries to prove their capability. Bridging the valley between lab and full-scale production
Company URL: amtepower.com
Turkey’s First Lithium-Ion Battery Production Facility. Production starts in June 2022. Model: 18650 Capacity: 2800mA
Company URL: aspilsan.com
Cylindrical, prismatic and polymer batteries, battery packaging and battery solutions.
Company URL: bakpower.com
Gigafactory in UK with planned production start at the end of 2023.
Company URL: britishvolt.com
BYD is a car, bus and train company that makes battery cells, modules and complete packs. These are used in their own products and sold to lot of other OEMs.
Company URL: byd.com
- Blade – the cell to pack design based on LFP that achieves 150Wh/kg at launch. Used in the BYD Han.
CALB China Aviation Lithium Battery
Specializes in lithium iron phosphate batteries & battery materials, BMS, energy storage batteries and related integrated products for: Automotive, commercial vehicles, grid storage and specialist vehicles.
Company URL: en.calb-tech.com
CATL Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited
Chinese battery manufacturer and technology company founded in 2011 that specializes in the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage systems.
Company URL: catl.com
- CATL Qilin CTP 3.0 – this is the second cell to pack design that CATL have shown. This is using their prismatic cells with flexible cooling plates between the cells.
- 2021 Mercedes EQA 250 – all electric compact SUV
- 2021 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 – The performance luxury electric vehicle offering from Mercedes and part of the Mercedes EQ line up of EV’s.
Cell manufacturing covers a lot of specialist areas and hence there is a range of equipment suppliers. The cell manufacturing process is laid out in 14 steps covering everything from mixing chemicals, dryers, printing and electrical testing. This then breaks down again, requiring equipment and supporting equipment, building infrastructure and software.
Founded in August 2001, is a global leading high-tech enterprise engaged in the R&D, manufacture, and sales of high-power lithium batteries. Our products include prismatic battery in aluminum case, polymer battery, cylindrical batteries and so on, and the applications of our products and solutions cover such areas as light electric vehicles, electric vehicles, electric buses, energy storage, backup power supply and electric tools, etc.
Company URL: cbak.com.cn
Three production bases in Zhuhai, Chongqing, Zhejiang and has established a factory in India. COSMX is one of worldwide major suppliers of consumer polymer soft pouch lithium-ion batteries, and has long served world’s well-known customers in the field of notebook computers, tablet computers, smart phones, smart wearables, power tools, drones and others.
Now CosMX has entered the fields of high-end electric motorcycles, automotive start-up batteries, energy storage, passenger vehicle BEV and high-voltage energy storage.
Company URL: cosmx.com
Designed and manufactured in Germany, EAS produces high performance cells using patented production processes.
Company URL: eas-batteries.com
Cells through to packs and chargers, custom power solutions for critical applications where energy demands are high, operating conditions are extreme, and the cost of failure is significant.
Company URL: electrochemsolutions.com
The battery company that was a Nissan and NEC joint venture. These cells are in over 600,000 vehicles as of 2021 and applied in numerous other applications.
Company URL: envision-aesc.com
Eurocell is building a European gigafactory to supply world-leading production-ready batteries by 2023.
Company URL: eurocell-emea.com
Primary lithium battery producer that sell under a number of different product names. Also make rechargeable cells in all formats and a few different chemistries.
Company URL: evebattery.com
Plant in Teverola, Italy has an initial installed capacity of about 300 Mwh/year of lithium cells and is designed to be expanded over time according to market demand.
Company URL: faam.com
Pouch cell manufacturer.
Company URL: en.farasis.com
Primary and secondary battery manufacturer. Covering: Ni-MH, Lithium and Alkaline batteries. Produced in coin, cylindrical and pouch formats.
Company URL: fdk.com
LFP based cell chemistry in prismatic format. This company develops cells, modules and packs for the mining trucks, rail and airport vehicles.
Company URL: freynewenergy.com
Planning to develop up to 43 GWh of battery cell production capacity by 2025
Company URL: freyrbattery.com
Cell, module and pack manufacturing and supply. Also able to supply everything from chemistry, BMS etc.
Company URL: gotion.com
Lead acid, NiCd and Lithium battery cells, modules and packs for application in: aerospace, automotive, deep sea, power supply and satellites.
Company URL: gs-yuasa.com
Guangzhou Great Power
Major products, including rechargeable batteries such as Ni-MH, Polymer Li-ion, Li-ion and battery pack, primary batteries such as Li-Fes2, Li-MnO2,Zinc-air2,are extensively applied in various areas.
Company URL: greatpower.net
Cell production started at the end of 2021. Cathode, anode, separator and electrolyte are all made in the USA. Full production line running April 2022.
Prismatic cell. New chemistry: BMLMP (cobalt and Nickel free, 200Wh/kg energy density improving to 230Wh/kg). Production starting in April is 400Mwh/yr and then ramping 250MWh every quarter to reach 1.8GWh by Q3 2023
Company URL: im3ny.com
Specialist battery manufacturer. All cells are lithium-ion and based on nickel-rich chemistry. Both chemistry and form factor are fully variable and can be rapidly adapted and configured to meet precise customer needs.
Company URL: inobatauto.eu
Scheduled to open in 2024, the Italvolt site will cover more than 300,000 m2, is expected to employ around 3,000 people and have a production capacity of up to 45 GWh per year, making it one of the largest factories of its kind in the world.
Company URL: italvolt.com
High power lithium pouch cells with very low internal resistance. Also have a high energy range of cells that even so have quite a high power capability.
Company URL: kokam.com
They began R&D in lithium batteries in 1995 and began mass production of battery cells in 1999. LG Chem process the raw materials for the cathode themselves. They make and supply cells, modules, packs and complete systems.
Company URL: lgchem.com
- 2019 Porsche Taycan – this 800V pack uses the LG Chem E66a cell, an NMC712 chemistry.
- 2021 Audi etron GT quattro – shared J1 Performance platform with the Porsche.
Nearly 1000 different cells: cylindrical battery, prismatic battery, power battery, polymer battery, photovoltaic, ultra-capacitor.
Company URL: en.lishen.com.cn
Manufacture cells, VDA format modules, BMS and bespoke packs for: Automotive, commercial vehicles, consumer electronics and grid storage.
Company URL: microvast.com
High performance cell manufacturer in 18650 and 21700 format.
Company URL: molicel.com
Giga scale battery factory being built in the South of Norway.
Company URL: morrowbatteries.com
Main business is the development, manufacturing, sales and service of communication backup, motive power and renewable energy storage batteries and accessories as also their system integration.
Products are VRLA Lead Acid batteries, Lithium-ion cells and batteries and related components and subsystems.
Company URL: narada-ap.com
Sodium Ion battery that uses Prussian Blue with designs for backup power supplies in data centres, grid storage and EV charging.
Company URL: natron.energy
Relatively new company and new to battery cell production. Based on a strong environmental base to use renewable energy in production. Targeting 150GWh of cell production by 2030.
Company URL: northvolt.com
One of the broadest lines of rechargeable batteries in the industry, their product line includes: Lithium-Ion, Lithium Coin, Nickel Metal Hydride, Valve Regulated Lead Acid Batteries and more. The battery design behind Tesla.
Company URL: na.industrial.panasonic.com
- Toyota Prius Gen 2 Battery – As a battery design goes, the Toyota Prius Gen 2 Battery is rather inspirational, if just because of the number made. Air-cooled with waste cabin air and has been tested with a 159,000 miles on the clock with a SoH of >82%.
Experts in nanotechnology with a 10GWh factory planned to be built in Extremadura, Spain.
Plan is for a next-generation battery and supercapacitor hybrid.
Company URL: phi4tech.com
Prime Planet Energy & Solutions
A Toyota and Panasonic joint venture battery company. 21 January 2019: Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation agree to establish a joint venture company specializing in automotive prismatic batteries.
Company URL: p2enesol.com
Custom made cells to very unique shapes to match your application.
Company URL: routejade.com
Saft make battery cells with three chemistries: nickel, primary lithium, and rechargeable lithium. Market sectors from renewables to mobility, from aerospace to rail, and from data centers to IoT.
Company URL: saftbatteries.com
Electronics giant founded in 1970. Produce cells, modules and packs for major OEM’s and for their own products.
Company URL: samsungsdi.com
Focus on the research and manufacture of 18650 and 26650 cylindrical cell and system.
Company URL: sinowatt.com
SK On covers the entire value chain for battery production from electrodes and separators to battery cells and packs.
Previously SK Innovation, now known as SK On with the spin-off of the battery company.
Company URL: eng.skinnovation.com/business/battery.asp
Developer of next-generation all-solid-state battery technology. With considerably higher energy and greatly improved safety, all-solid-state batteries have the potential to revolutionize future mobile power markets.
Credibility looks good based on a wide array of blue chip investors.
Company URL: solidpowerbattery.com
Pouch, prismatic and cylindrical cell manufacturer.
Company URL: en.sunwoda.com
Battery cells and their cell chemistry, modules and high-voltage storage systems (packs) as well as battery management systems (BMS) and software solutions.
Company URL: svolt-eu.com
Cell, module and pack manufacturer.
Company URL: tafel.com.cn
Prismatic cells for high power and high energy applications. Toshiba product line up includes cells, modules, industrial packs and most of the components requuired in a battery pack design.
Company URL: global.toshiba
Advanced lead acid battery manufacturer for the automotive, commercial, leisure and grid storage markets.
Company URL: varta-automotive.com
Vehicle Energy Japan
Cells and modules for HEV applications, hence high power.
Company URL: ve-j.co.jp
Founded in 2020 with the sole ambition of fast-tracking low‑carbon battery production in France, to serve the European market.
16GWh factory by the end of 2024.
Company URL: verkor.com
NMC/G chemistry and a low impedance cell design in a pouch cell format. XALT can supply cells, modules and packs.
Company URL: xaltenergy.com
|wdt_ID||Manufacturer||Company URL||Logo||Description||Cell Formats||Chemistry||Products||Capacity GWh|
|1||CATL||CATL||Chinese battery manufacturer and technology company founded in 2011 that specializes in the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage systems.||Cylindrical,Pouch,Prismatic||LFP, NMC, LMFP, Na-ion||Cells, Modules, Packs||96.70|
|2||A123||A123 Systems||Manufacture cells with LFP and NMC chemistries. Also, engineer and manufacture at module and complete pack level.||Pouch||NMC, LFP||Cells, Modules|
|3||Samsung SDI||Samsung SDI||Electronics giant founded in 1970. Produce cells, modules and packs for major OEM’s and for their own products.||Prismatic, Cylindrical||NMC, NCA||Cells, Modules, Packs||13.20|
|4||Altairnano||Altairnano||Very high charge / discharge battery cells based on lithium titanate oxide (LTO) materials||Pouch||LTO||Cells|
|5||ACC||Automotive Cells Company (ACC)||Saft, Stellion and Opel have joined forces to make cells with a huge ambition to be The European battery manufacturer.|
|6||AMTE Power||AMTE Power||Able to make small batch runs of new chemistries to prove their capability. Bridging the valley between lab and full-scale production||Pouch, Cylindrical||Cells||0.10|
|7||Aspilsan Energy||Aspilsan Energy||Turkey’s First Lithium-Ion Battery Production Facility. Production starts in June 2022. Model: 18650 Capacity: 2800mA||Cylindrical||Cells|
|8||BAK Energy||BAK Energy||Cylindrical, prismatic and polymer batteries, battery packaging and battery solutions.||Cylindrical, Pouch, Prismatic||Cells, Packs, Modules|
|9||Britishvolt||Britishvolt||Gigafactory in UK with planned production start at the end of 2023.|
|10||BYD||BYD||BYD is a car, bus and train company that makes battery cells, modules and complete packs. These are used in their own products and sold to lot of other OEMs.||Prismatic, Cylindrical||NMC, LFP, LMFP||Cells, Modules, Packs||26.30|
|11||CALB||CALB China Aviation Lithium Battery||Specializes in lithium iron phosphate batteries & battery materials, BMS, energy storage batteries and related integrated products for: Automotive, commercial vehicles, grid storage and specialist vehicles.||LFP|
|12||CosMX||CosMX||Three production bases in Zhuhai, Chongqing, Zhejiang and has established a factory in India.|
|13||CBAK||CBAK Energy||Our products include prismatic battery in aluminum case, polymer battery, cylindrical batteries.||Cylindrical, Pouch, Prismatic|
|14||EAS||Designed and manufactured in Germany, EAS produces high performance cells using patented production processes.|
|16||Electrochem||Electrochem Solutions||Cells through to packs and chargers, custom power solutions for critical applications where energy demands are high, operating conditions are extreme, and the cost of failure is significant.||Cells, Packs|
|17||Envision-AESC||Envision-AESC||The battery company that was a Nissan and NEC joint venture. These cells are in over 600,000 vehicles as of 2021 and applied in numerous other applications.||Pouch||NMC|
|18||EuroCell||EuroCell||Eurocell is building a European gigafactory to supply world-leading production-ready batteries by 2023.|
|Manufacturer||Company URL||Description||Cell Formats||Chemistry||Products||Capacity GWh|