JCI Advanced Battery Plant Case Study
As a market leader in the emerging lithium-ion hybrid vehicle battery market, Johnson Controls (now Clarios) built the first manufacturing facility in the United States producing large-scale, complete lithium-ion battery cells and systems. The 235,000 sf plant with 61,000 sf of Dry-Cleanrooms in Holland, Michigan includes a pilot plant and large-scale manufacturing. SMRT provided architectural, mechanical and electrical engineering for the critical clean/dry rooms designed to -40 degree Celsius dewpoint humidity and ISO Class 6 cleanliness. Clarios supplies the automotive battery market, projected to be $20 – $30 billion annually by 2020.