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Large-Capacity Film-Type Lithium-Ion Battery Business Starts
Dec 12, 2016

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD

-1st-stage product built into home storage battery system launched by KYOCERA Corporation
-Same KYOCERA product used in new Sekisui Heim products


SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. (President: Teiji Koge, hereinafter called "Sekisui Chemical") has been involved in the development and commercialization of large-capacity film-type lithium-ion batteries that simultaneously achieve high safety, long service life, and large capacity*, and on this occasion, the film-type lithium-ion storage batteries developed by Sekisui Chemical have been built into the home storage battery system to be launched by Kyocera Corporation on January 2, 2017. Further, Sekisui Chemical uses Kyocera's home storage battery system in the new Sekisui Heim "Smart Power Station 100% Edition", also scheduled for launch on January 2, 2017.

Sekisui Chemical positions the film-type lithium-ion battery business as a strategic business responsible for the company's next-generation growth, and first plans to secure our position and expand sales to homes. In addition, we aim to enter the automotive battery market from 2020 onwards.

Further, Sekisui Chemical will celebrate its 70th anniversary on March 3, 2017, and plans to position and expand sales of the large-capacity lithium-ion storage battery as a 70th anniversary product.




* For a history of Sekisui Chemical's involvement in the development and commercialization of large-capacity film-type lithium-ion storage batteries, see the Sekisui Chemical press release "Large-capacity film-type lithium-ion batteries enter commercial phase", published March 9, 2016.


Sekisui film-type lithium-ion batteries

Battery unit for Kyocera home storage battery system

Sekisui film-type lithium-ion batteries
(Size: Length 510mm x width 209mm x thickness 5.1mm max.)

Battery unit for Kyocera home storage battery system
(Size: Width 760mm x depth 525mm x height 495mm)



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This press release may contain forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements due to changes in global economic, business, competitive market and regulatory factors.
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