Dow Chemical Bringing Lithium Battery Jobs to Michigan


Detroit News - February 24, 2010

Dow Chem­i­cal is ben­e­fit­ing from state incen­tives by build­ing lithi­um-poly­mer bat­ter­ies for elec­tric vehi­cles in Michi­gan. Dow Kokam MI LLC is a joint ven­ture formed last year between Dow Chem­i­cal Co. and South Kore­an part­ner TK Advanced Bat­tery LLC. The facil­i­ty entails a $394 mil­lion invest­ment from Dow Kokam MI over the next three years and will cre­ate 320 full-time jobs by Feb­ru­ary, 2014.