Ion Storage Systems (ION), a Maryland-based manufacturer of safe and high-energy density solid-state lithium metal batteries, has announced a long-term supply agreement with Saint-Gobain Ceramics. The agreement aims to establish manufacturing in the United States for a novel ceramic material used in the production of large-scale solid-state electrolytes.
Saint-Gobain Ceramics, a global leader in ceramic materials, will utilize its exclusive manufacturing process to produce high-quality ceramic powder. This partnership follows a successful technical collaboration and pilot manufacturing program between ION and Saint-Gobain Ceramics.
Initially, ION will use Saint-Gobain Ceramics’ qualified ceramic powder at a pilot level and then transition to one of its high-volume production lines to meet ION’s planned growth in manufacturing. This expansion aims to support customers from various industries such as defense, aerospace, consumer electronics, electric vehicles, and grid energy storage.
Ricky Hanna, CEO of ION, expressed his pride in partnering with Saint-Gobain Ceramics and highlighted the exceptional quality and supply capability they offer. He also mentioned that ION is actively exploring additional ways to collaborate with Saint-Gobain Ceramics in the future.
This partnership is part of ION’s commitment to deliver a generational leap in battery safety and performance. By leveraging the expertise and resources of Saint-Gobain Ceramics, ION aims to bring a revolutionary battery technology to the market and address the growing demand for superior batteries in various applications.
ION Storage Systems, Inc. is known for its unique and adaptable solid-state battery solution serving industries such as defense and aerospace, consumer electronics, electric vehicles, and grid energy storage. Its patented solid-state lithium metal technology offers a battery architecture that eliminates the need for less sustainable materials like cobalt and nickel. This approach promotes circularity, recycling, and reduces dependence on rare earth metals.
For more information, please contact Colin Mahoney of Mahoney Communications Group at 212-220-6045.
– ION Storage Systems
– Saint-Gobain Ceramics