NORTH AMERICAN Manufacturing and SALES REGION
Voltabox deliberately selected of Austin, Texas, the “Birth place of Lithium Phosphate Technology” as its base for developing the North American market. Various groundbreaking discoveries in the field of Li-ion technology originally took place at universities of the region, leading to the growth of firms that have developed and contributed to some outstanding infrastructure in this respect. Voltabox sees plenty of employee potential in this “Silicon Valley of the Battery”.
Voltabox of Texas, Inc., has assembled a highly experienced team of specialists to serve the United States and Canadian markets. A group of specialists, working on the basis of your specification profile, creates the corresponding customised application and provides support for system integration. The use of already-available modular elements allows flexible solutions to be created quickly and cost-effectively for the customer concerned.
Up to spring of 2015 will see the completion of a 23,000 sq. ft. administration and production building in the Scottsdale Crossing Industrial Park in Cedar Park, near Austin, on a site totalling 6 acres in size. Cedar Park is by far the fastest-growing place in the whole of Texas.
The Cedar Park works will then begin turning out mass-produced Voltabox batteries on assembly lines identical to those found in at the Delbrück site, with the same maximised degree of automation and end-to-end process monitoring to guarantee optimum quality.
NOTE THAT our BATTERY SYSTEMS Manufactured in Our Cedar Park, Tx Facility Will FULFIL THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE “BUY AMERICAN ACT” OF 2009.
Voltabox of Texas, Inc. is working at full speed to expand the production capacity. While the assembly of its high-performance battery packs has already begun in a leased building in September, the company has concurrently started the buildup of its own plant. On September 19, 2014, the groundbreaking ceremony in Cedar Park near Austin (Texas) took place in the presence of Klaus Dieter Frers and the mayor of the city.
"With this production site in the US we are continuing our internationalization process and are expanding significantly our strategic activities in the Electromobility business", says Klaus Dieter Frers, CEO of Voltabox of Texas. Based on a site of 5 acres, the first construction phase of approximately 22,000 sft. shall be completed within the next six months. The launch of production at the fully automated assembly line is scheduled for April 2015.
Photo: Groundbreaking ceremony:
Matt Powell, Mayor of the City of Cedar Park (second from left), Klaus Dieter Frers and Rick Herndon, COO of Voltabox of Texas, Inc. (third from right) as well as representatives of Cedar Park and the construction company.