LG Energy Solution and Siemens have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at jointly promoting intelligent battery manufacturing. It means that the two companies will soon join forces doing research and tests on the digitalization of battery production processes in LG Energy Solution production facilities all over the world. This is quite a relevant news, as two global brands joining forces may boost advancements in battery manufacturing, for the benefit of zero emissions mobility.

The partnerships’ first line of collaboration will be realized at Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, located in Tennessee, which is expected to begin production in 2023. The collaboration will also allow LG Energy Solution to cut back on carbon footprint in its entire supply chain management, as it aims to boost sustainability in its business operations. On the other hand, Siemens offers comprehensive digital enterprise portfolio and domain knowledge in the battery industry for LG to accelerate efficiencies for digital transformation strategy. The two companies will also collaborate on building digital twin roadmap to ensure stable operations at facilities to offer first-rate quality products at the right time.

LG and Siemens agree on the importance of the partnership

«We believe the partnership with the world-renown Siemens AG will efficiently promote LG Energy Solution’s digitized manufacturing processes, ultimately enabling LGES to provide the finest services to our clients», said Young Soo Kwon, CEO of LG Energy Solution. «The process of manufacturing intelligence in producing batteries is becoming a critical factor, especially as LGES continues to advance the quality of its products while expanding production base worldwide».

«The future of carbon-neutral mobility requires high-performing batteries. They are at the heart of the electric vehicle market. Siemens and LG ES will work on a big leap forward in battery manufacturing. We are proud that technology from Siemens enables this momentous transformation», added Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Digital Industries. «With this cooperation, we underscore Siemens’ positioning as a focused technology company. Joining forces with the world’s leading battery manufacturer allows us to showcase our deep domain know-how in the battery market».

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