• CapEx: $500 million
  • Jobs: 56 direct new jobs
  • Product: Manufacturing of EV battery components
  • Location: Jefferson Parish / Southeast Region
  • Project overview:
    • The investment will establish the first U.S. manufacturing facility for key electric vehicle (EV) Lithium Ion Battery (LiB) ingredients dimethyl carbonate (DMC) and ethyl methyl carbonate (EMC).
    • The project, which is intended to bolster the domestic battery components supply chain by reducing the current heavy reliance on Chinese imports, will be located at Cornerstone Energy Park.

Company website: UBE.co.jp/ube