Nouveau Monde and Lithion Team Up to Recycle Graphite

Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc of Montreal, QC and Lithion Recycling of Anjou, QC have signed a collaboration agreement for the recovery and transformation of recycled graphite for reuse as anode material for lithium-ion batteries.

Eric Desaulniers, Nouveau Monde’s CEO, said, “Recycling battery materials is an essential component in the development of tomorrow’s sustainable economy. As a producer of advanced graphite-based materials aiming to play a dominant role in the Western world, Nouveau Monde is well-positioned with its proposed operations and proprietary processes to play a key role in reconditioning value-added graphite back to its original characteristics to meet our customers’ specific requirements. By working with Lithion, a world class partner with recognized expertise, we are confident that we can define the optimal recovery and transformation solution thanks to our respective complementary technologies.”

Benoit Couture, Lithion’s founding president, said, “Lithion’s patented and patent-pending lithium-ion battery recycling technology has been optimized, thanks to our large-scale demonstration facility, with the vision of closing the loop on critical and strategic materials by reusing them in new battery materials, in parallel to the work currently being performed with partners at the cathode side with our recycled materials, we are thrilled to team-up with Nouveau Monde Graphite’s team of experts to define the optimal and most cost-effective way to introduce recycled graphite from our sustainable and low-carbon footprint technology in new anode material for lithium-ion batteries.”

Volume 35, Issue 11

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