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Envision AESC: Driving down the road of sustainability

By Meca Miciano
-    Dec 13, 2022
Credit : GMI Post

With the growing awareness of environmental issues across the globe, every country has begun implementing measures to cut its own carbon emissions, among them government policies to phase out gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles and encourage ownership of electric cars.

Envision AESC Managing Director Jeff Deaton

And as electric vehicles become more popular, the technology to make them viable for safe, long-distance travel has developed rapidly. Leading the field is Envision AESC, which has announced plans to expand its electric battery plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The company built its first U.S. in Smyrna, Tennessee and confirmed a third plant in South Carolina.

“Envision AESC is one of the world's leading lithium-ion battery manufacturing companies. We're headquartered in Japan and we're committed to research and development, design, manufacturing, and sales of high power batteries for electric vehicles as well as for energy storage applications,” said Envision AESC US Managing Director Jeff Deaton.

Starting out as a joint venture between Japanese giants Nissan Motor and NEC, Envision AESC has changed ownership but has evolved into a global powerhouse in the field of EV battery production. It employs more than 5,600 people in more than a dozen manufacturing and engineering plants, and R&D centers in Japan, China, the US, France, Spain and the UK.

“We work with a lot of strategic partners to develop these high performance batteries. Very high performance in terms of quality, safety, cost, reliability,” said Deaton, who takes particular pride in the company’s zero-critical incident record.

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