Sion Power chooses Solith Advanced Cell Winder Technology for its High-Energy Li-Sulfur (Li-S) Battery
Sion Power Corporation, Tucson, AZ, USA, is pleased to announce its choice of Solith/Sovema SpA to supply cell winding technology to enhance the manufacturing capacity of its proprietary Licerion® battery technology for high-energy applications including advanced UAVs and special-purpose EVs.
John Kopera, VP, Commercial Operations stated “At over 350 Watt-hrs per kilogram, our Licerion® technology is at the leading edge of battery energy density, and building these cells requires specialized material handling. We chose the Solith team because of their broad knowledge and depth of experience in innovative cell making. The Solith customized winder offers us flexibility in cell design while maintaining the production rates we need to meet a rapidly growing demand”.
Alessandro Fossemo, General Manager of Solith/Sovema, USA, stated “We are proud to work with Sion Power’s innovative team as they push the boundaries of performance with their innovative Licerion® cell technologies. As a company, our approach is to closely collaborate with our customers to optimize their cell manufacturing for quality, flexibility, yield, and throughput. We are very pleased to be chosen by them as an advanced equipment designer and supplier.”
About Sovema SpA:
Sovema SpA is a global leader in manufacturing equipment for cells and batteries.
Solith division serves the advanced-chemistry battery markets, including Li-Ion and Li-Metal. Our staff has decades of experience designing systems for cost-effective, high-quality production. We have engineering and manufacturing locations in Europe, North America, and Asia. Further information is available at www.solith.it.
About Sion Power:
Sion Power Corporation is privately held, and is the global leader in the development of a new generation of high-energy, rechargeable Licerion® batteries for UAV, military, portable-power and electric-vehicle markets. Sion Power’s world-class team of scientists and engineers are dedicated to advancing high energy Licerion® battery technology. The company has more than 160 issued U.S. and international patents and is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. Further information is available at www.sionpower.com.
John Kopera, Vice President of Commercial Operations