AM Batteries

AM Batteries: dry printing cathode production Li-ion battery manufacturing through ensuring improved performance, reduced cost, and more sustainable processing.

Working to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery manufacturing process, AMB has developed an innovative “dry” process to print battery electrodes. Their method allows reduced energy consumption of a battery plant by 50%, saves 40% in capital expenditure and enables potentially higher energy, faster charging, and lower cost batteries. AMB’s tech is also a groundbreaking win for sustainability, eliminating the need for toxic chemical solvents traditionally used in battery manufacturing.

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“Our technology is extremely innovative and outside the box. TDK Ventures’ proprietary knowledge and unique insights in the battery-manufacturing space helped validate our own technological progress. They also played a significant role in bringing a broad syndicate of financial, strategic, and OEM partners together by sharing their key techno-economic insights, thereby helping us assemble a world-class set of partners for our company.”

Co-founder and CEO Yan Wang

Why We Invested in AM Batteries and Their Dry Electrode Technology

AMB has engineered a three-step electro-spraying system that seamlessly aligns with the existing process flow of lithium-battery manufacturing, which is not the case in competitive solutions, putting them at the very forefront of the industry.

Team members involved with AM Batteries

Anil Achyuta

Investment Director

Chiaki Yoshikawa

Startup Liaison

Geetha Dholakia

Portfolio Program Manager

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