Published: April 16, 2021


TENNESSEE GOV. BILL LEE AND DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER BOB ROLFE ANNOUNCED FRIDAY (TODAY) THAT ULTIUM CELLS LLC, A JOINT VENTURE OF LG ENERGY SOLUTION AND GENERAL MOTORS, WILL INVEST MORE THAN $2.3 BILLION TO BUILD ITS SECOND BATTERY CELL MANUFACTURING PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES IN SPRING HILL. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, ULTIUM CELLS LLC WILL BUILD THE NEW 2.8-MILLION-SQUARE-FOOT, STATE-OF-THE-ART PLANT ON LAND LEASED FROM GENERAL MOTORS. CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY, AND THE PLANT IS SCHEDULED TO BE OPEN IN LATE 2023. ONCE OPERATIONAL, THE ULTIUM CELLS PLANT WILL SUPPLY BATTERY CELLS TO GM'S SPRING HILL ASSEMBLY PLANT. THE PROJECT WILL CREATE 1,300 NEW MANUFACTURING JOBS IN MAURY COUNTY.