JCI prepares to ramp up battery recycling plant
Jul 16, 2012 | 03:33 PM
| Daniel Fitzgerald
NEW YORK Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) is preparing to ramp up production at its new lead-acid battery recycling plant in Florence, S.C., ahead of a September grand opening, denying claims that the arrival of more capacity in the market will drive up prices.
Alex Molinaroli, president of JCIs Power Solutions division, told AMM that the company is currently "running through trials" at the Florence plant, which will have an annual capacity of 132,000 tonnes.
Molinaroli said the company will ramp up production at the plant toward the end of the summer with a view to hitting full production capacity within a year.....
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