January 03, 2019

Tata Chemicals signs MoU with Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET), Pune

Mumbai: Tata Chemicals (TCL), a world class manufacturer of basic chemistry products (soda ash, sodium bicarbonate) and a leader in India through its consumer and specialty products, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with C-MET, an autonomous scientific society under Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, to develop collaborative technology for the recovery and purification of cathode and anode active ingredients from spent lithium ion cells / batteries.

Under the MOU, TCL and C-MET envisage a partnership that will leverage C-MET’s intellectual property, capabilities and infrastructure, to test and validate multiple recycling chemistries. This partnership is in line with the commitment of Tata Chemicals to develop a Sustainable Circular Economy, as the company explores innovative and sustainable processes to manufacture Lithium-ion batteries for various applications.