LG Chem is one of the largest battery cell production companies in the world. The company is based in South Korea and has branches in China, North America, and Europe. LG Chem mainly supplies the automotive industry with its cells and battery systems.
- Jaguar Land Rover
- SAIC GM
LG Chem offers different cell formats to their customers. For the established automotive industry, the pouch cells are most popular. However, LG Chem is still offering the 27100 cylindrical cell (round cell) to Tesla and Rivian.
- Pouch cells
- prismatic cells
- cylindrical cells
Battery value chain
Cell production, Module assembly, Pack assembly, BMS
Large battery cell production companies like CATL (China), Samsung SDI (South Korea), SK Innovation (South Korea), Panasonic (Japan)
LG Chem significantly expanded its battery cell production in Europe and the USA.
- South Korea (in operation)
- 2x Nanjing (in operation)
- JV with Geely (announced)
- Poland, Wroclaw (in operation)
- Michigan (in operation)
- Ohio in JV with GM (announced)