Items Tagged with 'LG Chem'


Auto supplier hosts job fair for 40 openings

September 15, 2014
An auto supplier is hosting a job fair this week to fill 40 high-tech positions. Read More

Auto supplier settles 'false claims' suit by feds for $1.2M

November 5, 2013
An auto supplier will pay the United States $1,231,319 to resolve allegations it improperly used a federal grant for manufacturing at the lakeshore, according to U.S. Attorney Patrick A. Miles, Jr. in Grand Rapids. Read More

Lakeshore battery factory closes for weeks

September 9, 2013
| By AP
A lakeshore factory that makes lithium-ion batteries for General Motors is halting production for up to six weeks, because of a controversy over a chemical. Read More

LG Chem turns on car battery production in Holland

May 6, 2013
| By AP
An advanced battery maker said it plans to launch commercial production of automotive lithium-ion battery cells in Holland in July. Read More

LG Chem returns $842K to DOE

February 15, 2013
Despite delays and $842,189 worth of embarrassment involving the U.S. Department of Energy, LG Chem Michigan Inc. says it is still determined to produce advanced batteries for electric vehicles at its new $304 million plant in Holland. Read More

LG Chem refunds $842K in stimulus funds to Department of Energy

February 14, 2013
LG Chem Michigan Inc. has returned $842,189 to the U.S. Department of Energy for what the DOE calls “questionable labor costs incurred in the third quarter” at the Holland plant. A division of LG Chem of Korea, the company received a stimulus grant to make advanced batteries for electric vehicles, but did not begin production last year as planned. Read More

Federal energy report calls out LG Chem

February 13, 2013
| By AP
A federal energy report accuses a Michigan-based battery maker of wasting federal funds and failing to move production to the state from South Korea. Read More

LG Chem's state and Holland incentives still valid

Production at Holland plant on hold due to lower demand for GM's Volt.

October 24, 2012
State and local investment incentives that were offered two years ago to LG Chem Michigan to manufacture batteries for electric vehicles in Holland are still valid, although the new plant has not begun production yet and the company cannot state when it will. Read More
The company confirms almost 200 employees are on 'rolling furlough.'

Production delayed indefinitely at LG Chem's Holland plant

October 23, 2012
LG Chem Michigan Inc., which had planned to start production of lithium-ion battery cells in its new Holland plant this year for electric vehicles, has confirmed it is not in operation and that it has been “extending and expanding rolling furloughs” of employees since late August. Read More