Copper foil, as the negative electrode current collector and the carrier of the negative electrode active material of the lithium battery, has a great influence on lithium ion battery life, energy density, safety and other important properties of the lithium battery. Many companies also join in the layout of composite copper foil. This article will tell you which composite copper foil companies have experience.
Top 10 composite copper foil companies in China
① Tibet Mineral
|Company location||Tibet, China|
|Total market value||22.353 billion RMB|
Tibet Mineral is the largest comprehensive development company in Tibet. It owns the Luobusa Mine, a chromite mining base with large reserves and high grade in China. The Zhabuye Salt Lake in Tibet, which it has exclusive mining rights, is the world's three largest lithium salt lake and the largest lithium mine in Asia. It is a special comprehensive large-scale salt lake deposit rich in lithium, boron, potassium, solid and liquid. It is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Tibet Mineral's 100 tons/year lithium hydroxide pilot scientific research project is not expected to be completed this year.
|Company location||Jiangsu, China|
|Total market value||55.631 billion RMB|
ZTT describes a diversified industrial portfolio for marine equipment, renewable energy, new materials, smart grid, optical communication and other diversified industrial products. of carbon neutrality in 2060. ZTT currently has 6 factories in India, Brazil, Indonesia, Morocco, Türkiye and Germany. Its products are exported to 160 countries and regions. ZTT is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
ZTT is currently targeting photovoltaics, storage, and foil, and will strengthen the integration of the photovoltaic industry and accelerate the layout of the copper foil industry.
③ Tongling Nonferrous
|Company location||Anhui, China|
|Total market value||32.211 billion RMB|
Tongling Nonferrous is currently one of the comprehensive copper production enterprises with the most complete industrial chain in China. It is mainly engaged in copper ore exploration, mining, smelting and deep processing. It has a complete upstream and downstream integrated industrial chain and unique competitive advantages in mineral resource reserves, copper smelting and processing.
The product varieties of Tongling Nonferrous mainly include: high temperature and high elongation copper foil (HTE copper foil), double-sided roughened copper foil (RTF copper foil), ultra-low profile copper foil (VLP copper foil), copper foil for lithium batteries, etc. Besides, it is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Ao Furnace of Tongling Nonferrous branch has added an electrolysis project of 80,000 tons and completed the expansion of all 8 groups of electrolytic cells to achieve full production.
④ Jiangxi Copper
|Company location||Jiangxi, China|
|Total market value||40.583 billion RMB|
Jiangxi Copper is mainly engaged in the R&D, production and sales of various high-performance electrolytic copper foils. In 2021, the company began to enter the field of lithium battery copper foil. With the rapid development of the new energy field, the volume of copper foil for lithium batteries has been driven.
Jiangxi Copper now has the largest single-line copper melting and refining capacity in the world. The company's resource reserves are approximately 8.619 million tons of copper metal, 278.5 tons of gold, 8,138 tons of silver, and 200,000 tons of molybdenum. Meanwhile, it is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Jiangxi Copper intends to invest 220 million RMB in Sol Gold in Australia.
|Company location||Zhejiang, China|
|Total market value||24.419 billion RMB|
Hailiang is an enterprise mainly engaged in the R&D, manufacturing and sales of copper pipes, copper rods, copper pipe connectors, copper-aluminum composite conductors, electrolytic copper foil, aluminum profiles and other products. It is also the largest copper pipe manufacturer in China , Export enterprises of brass fittings.
The company has several current collector innovation research and development projects. Hailiang currently has the mass production capacity of 4.5μm, 6μm, and 8μm lithium battery copper foil, and the yield rate of 4.5μm copper foil has reached the industry average level. The company is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Hailiang high-performance copper foil material project has been put into production in September.
|Company location||Lingbao, China|
|Registered capital||1.68 billion RMB|
Wason can now produce 4-70μm high-precision electrolytic copper foil, with an annual production capacity of nearly 30,000 tons, and its products are sold to leading companies all over the world. The company has advanced production equipment, inspection and analysis equipment, and also has established electrolytic copper foil base, electrolytic copper foil engineering technology research center, electrolytic copper foil and other scientific research platforms.
Wason's products are mainly used in emerging lithium batteries, chips, electronic substrates, new energy vehicles and other fields. Establish long-term cooperative relations with well-known Chinese electronics companies such as CATL and BYD, with a market share of 30%. Wason is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Wason has put into construction a HVLP copper foil project with an annual output of 8,000 tons.
|Company location||Shantou, Guangdong|
|Total market value||7.864 billion RMB|
Wanshun is a national high-tech enterprise integrating three major businesses: environmental protection packaging materials, high-precision aluminum foil, and functional films. Its packaging materials business has formed a layout in China, with two production bases in Shantou, Guangdong and Changge, Henan.
The company's two major packaging bases have a total annual production capacity of 80,000 tons. The conductive film production project is an important strategic deployment for the comprehensive upgrade of Wanshun's business structure. At the same time, Wanshun is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Wanshun intends to supply lithium battery aluminum foil to Ningde Times, with a minimum supply of 320,000 tons.
|Total market value||34.904 billion RMB|
Farasis is a worldwide manufacturer of soft-pack power and energy storage batteries, and one of the first companies in China to achieve mass production of ternary soft-pack power batteries. It focuses on the R&D, production and sales of soft-pack lithium-ion batteries, and develops rapidly in the application fields of transportation, energy storage, equipment, energy Internet of Things, etc., and has established long-term strategic partnerships with world-renowned OEMs.
It also focuses on solving safety and efficiency issues in the field of energy storage, and provides power supply for industries and households. Farasis is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Farasis releases SPS soft-pack laminated batteries, with a volume utilization rate of 75% exceeding that of 4680/Kirin batteries.
|Company location||Changchun, China|
|Total market value||16.043 billion RMB|
Nuode is the first company in mainland China to produce copper foil for lithium batteries. The company's products are used in mainstream industries, and it is the first copper foil manufacturer in China to enter the supply system of leading lithium battery manufacturers. 4.5 micron copper foil is a mature product that Nuode can mass-produce at present, and customers have already used in batches.
Nuode's core products are self-developed 3.5-8 micron lithium battery copper foil, microporous copper foil, ultra-thick copper foil, and high-frequency and high-speed standard copper foil for 5G communication. It is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
Nuode has increased its R&D investment in lithium battery copper foil technology, and is also developing new copper foil products such as polymer composite copper foil, graphene-like composite current collector, high-conductivity alloy foil, and carbon-coated copper foil.
|Company location||Qinghai, China|
|Total market value||12.495 billion RMB|
The company's main business is copper foil, lithium-ion power battery (group), lithium-ion energy storage battery (group), new battery, battery cell, battery material, electric vehicle, electric bicycle, etc. FESC continues to develop the energy storage market, providing solutions for base station energy storage, household energy storage, medical energy storage and other fields.
FESC has effectively improved the overall performance of the battery by selecting advanced material systems such as high-nickel positive electrodes, lithium-rich, silicon-based negative electrodes, and adding complex structural designs such as multi-pole tabs, fuses, and explosion-proof valves. This product can be applied in fields including energy storage, light travel, electric tools, smart home and so on. It is one of top 10 composite copper foil companies in China.
FESC is active in the light travel and energy storage fields. The current production capacity of 21700 batteries is 2GWh, and 18650 batteries are 4GWh. At the same time, 4GWh soft pack batteries are planned, and 1GWh has been produced.