Japan-Based Battery Technology Company To Bring 1,170 Jobs To Florence County

A global battery technology company headquartered in Japan will invest $810 million and create 1,170 new jobs in Florence County to support the company’s multi-year partnership with the BMW Group.

Envision AESC is committed to research, development, design, manufacturing and sales of power batteries for EV’s and energy storage batteries, according to a release.

The plant will be located in an 870-acre Technology and Commerce Park in Florence, with convenient proximity to the interstate and Inland Port Dillon, the Florence plant will encompass approximately 1.5 million square feet.

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