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ASPİLSAN Enerji turned its route to the UK and the USA in the export of lithium-ion battery cells

Nihat Aksüt, ASPİLSAN Enerji Inc. Deputy General Manager, said that We will have received the certificate for the 18650 battery cell called 'UL 1642' for the US market in September. We attach great importance to the UK and US markets.
Expressing that ASPİLSAN Enerji has 42 years of battery and battery cell production experience, Aksüt said that they produce lithium-ion batteries in the production facility located in Kayseri Mimar Sinan Organized Industrial Zone, which was served the last year. Pointing out that ASPİLSAN Enerji has achieved a first in Türkiye, Aksüt emphasized that Mass production of a rechargeable 18650 lithium-ion battery cell with a capacity of 2900 milliamperes and a voltage of 3.68 volts started in June 2022. This production is very valuable because all intellectual, industrial and property rights of the product belong to ASPİLSAN Enerji. This product was produced as a result of the R&D studies of Turkish engineers. In addition, it is a product that is locally produced with national technology. It is the first mass production facility in this sense in Europe. Aksüt stated that the battery cell in question has a wide usage area. The battery cell is used in light electric vehicles, electric bicycles and motorcycles, vacuum cleaners, electrical household appliances and in-plant systems produced by ASPİLSAN Enerji. Aksüt noted that 21 million 600 thousand battery cells are produced at the production facility when they work in three shifts with an annual capacity of 220 megawatt-hours, and indicated that they are in a position to meet a significant part of Türkiye's needs. Stating that there is a great interest in our batteries especially in Germany, France, Poland and the Netherlands, Aksüt stated that all certificates of ASPİLSAN Energy's battery cells were obtained from an impartial laboratory in Germany and they completed all the necessary certificates. In September, we will have received the certificate of the 18650 battery cell called 'UL 1642' for the US market. We attach great importance to the UK and US markets. Because the certifications have been completed in Germany, there is a great interest in our battery cell, especially in Germany, France, Poland and the Netherlands. We started exporting to these countries. used the phrases. Emphasizing that they have determined new countries for export, Aksüt said that England is a good market due to the UK exports the battery systems it produces to the USA. In recent years, the USA has been distant from the Far East and especially Chinese products due to some political factors. Every day, it tries to reduce the amount and number of imports from China. In this respect, ASPİLSAN Enerji, the only lithium-ion 18650 cylindrical battery cell manufacturer in Europe, is a very strong supplier candidate for the US market.