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Tata Chemicals signs MoU with Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET), Pune

Mumbai, January 3, 2019: Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL), a world class manufacturer of basic chemistry products (Soda Ash, Sodium Bicarbonate) and a leader in India through its Consumer and Specialty products, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with C-MET, an autonomous scientific society under Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, to develop collaborative technology for the recovery and purification of cathode and anode active ingredients from spent lithium ion cells / batteries.

Under the MOU, TCL and C-MET envisage a partnership that will leverage C-MET’s intellectual property, capabilities and infrastructure, to test and validate multiple recycling chemistries. This partnership is in line with the commitment of Tata Chemicals to develop a Sustainable Circular Economy, as the company explores innovative and sustainable processes to manufacture Lithium-ion batteries for various applications.

About Tata Chemicals:
A part of the over US$ 100 billion Tata Group, Tata Chemicals Limited, is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on Basic Chemistry Products, Consumer and Specialty products. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business.

Through its Consumer products portfolio the company has positively impacted the lives of millions of Indians. Tata Chemicals is the pioneer and market leader in India’s branded Iodised salt segment. Extending its portfolio from salt to other food essentials, TCL unveiled India’s first national brand of pulses, followed by a range of spices and nutrimixes. Tata Chemicals has been rated as one of the top 10% in Business and Consumer brands across all industry and consumer brand categories in India by Superbrands™.

The company’s Basic Chemistry product range provides key ingredients to some of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, detergents and other industrial products. Tata Chemicals currently is the world’s third largest producer of soda ash with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. With its Farming Essentials portfolio the company through its subsidiary Rallis, has a strong position in the crop protection business. The Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre is home to world class R&D capabilities in the emerging areas of food sciences, nanotechnology and biotechnology.

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