NEC Xiamen to Mass-Produce Batteries

May 20, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

NEC Tokin Electronics Corp. (China) announced that it will enter into mass production in July 2002 to meet increasing demands for its lithium-ion rechargeable batteries used in digital camera, digital camcorder and mobile phone applications. The company expects monthly capacity to reach 30-million units by the end of 2002, followed by an additional five-million units in the first half of 2003.