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King Willem-Alexander opens new international battery factory ELEO


On Thursday, January 26th something historic is happening in Helmond: His Majesty the King will perform the opening of ELEO's new battery factory on the Automotive Campus.

The grand opening marks a substantial milestone for ELEO, a company that employs over 60 people and is projected to reach 200 within the next 2 years.

Prior to the official opening ceremony, one of ELEO’s founders will give a presentation about the company and the new facility. Following the opening, His Majesty will be taken on an in-depth tour of the facilities, where he will be given special behind-the-scenes access to the production process, see different applications, and talk with various employees about their role within ELEO.


The new state-of-the-art battery production plant covers an area of ​​3,000 m2 with the intent to expand to 4,000 m2. The facility is equipped with leading-edge machinery enabling a fully-automated battery assembly process.

To adhere to only the highest standards in the industry, the facility houses high-tech R&D labs for the furthering of battery technology. The ample space allows for various test facilities, paddocks, assembly, and warehousing. In pursuit of cleaner energy, the building runs on renewable energy generated by a rooftop solar array.

With the opening of this production plant, ELEO is accelerating its goal to advance the world towards a cleaner, more sustainable future.