CARROLLTON, TX—Siemens has opened a new assembly plant here to produce chargers for electric vehicles. The company’s second EV charger manufacturing hub in the U.S., the factory will help the company meet its goal of producing 1 million EV chargers for the U.S. market.
JACKSON, TN—6K Energy, the cathode materials production division of 6K Inc., plans to establish a full-scale PlusCAM battery material manufacturing plant here. The $250 million project is expected to create 230 jobs in Madison County.
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