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from Ascend Elements,

the manufacturer of advanced battery materials using valuable elements reclaimed from discarded lithium-ion batteries and scrap

Browse our posts to learn about our patented technologies to transform today’s battery waste into the high-value battery materials of tomorrow.

2022: A Year of Growth and Innovation

The people of Ascend Elements accomplished great things in 2022. We started the year as Battery Resourcers with about 60 employees and we are ending the year as Ascend Elements with more than 170 team members! Take a look back at the past 12 months.

Ascend Elements Secures $300 Million in Funding

Ascend Elements, a U.S.-based engineered materials and lithium-ion battery recycling company, today announced it has secured $300 million in equity and debt financing, including $200 million in Series C equity investments from an international group of strategic and financial investors.

Ascend Elements Begins Construction of Apex 1 in Southwestern Kentucky

Ascend Elements began construction of its largest electric vehicle battery recycling and engineered materials manufacturing facility with a ceremonial groundbreaking today. Leaders of the fast-growing startup were joined by Gov. Andy Beshear, local business and community leaders, and EV battery industry executives during the midday

SK ecoplant Invests $50 Million in Ascend Elements

SK ecoplant’s $50 million investment will help accelerate the commercialization of Ascend Elements’ innovative Hydro-to-Cathode™ direct precursor synthesis technology, which quickly and efficiently transforms recycled lithium-ion batteries and manufacturing scrap into high-performance, customized EV battery cathode precursor and cathode active materials.

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The Spirit and Meaning of Ascend Elements

It’s not easy changing a company name. Between branding, signage, trademarks, banking, legal and IT system updates, there’s a lot of time and effort involved

Battery Resourcers announces new site expansions

With a strategic facility conversion, paired with multiple expansions, the battery material and manufacturing company has increased its processing capacity for battery production. [Note: On

Kelly Kay Joins Board of Directors

Worcester, Mass. (July 22, 2021) Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and manufacturing company, today announced the appointment of Kelly Kay to its

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