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Official opening of Phostech Lithium's new production facility in Candiac

Official ribbon cutting at Phostech Lithium's new production facility in Candiac, April 2, 2012. Picture © State of Bavaria Quebec Office

Yesterday, Monday April 2, 2012, the new Phostech Lithium production plant officially opened in Candiac, a city in the greater Montreal area. Phostech Lithium is an affiliate of the Bavarian group Südchemie, held by Swiss group Clariant. Surrounded by two Phostech Lithium plant employees from left: Mr. Christian Knobloch, CEO of Phostech Lithium, Mr. Normand Dyotte, Candiac Mayor, Mr. Kenneth L. Golder, Clariant Canada president, Dr. Hans-Joachim Müller, member of Südchemie Board of Directors in Munich, Mr. Sailesh Thaker, Vice-President, Industry at Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), Dr. Klaus Brandt, head of Business Unit Batteries at Südchemie, and M. Harm Scheepstra, Head of Business Unit Catalysis & Energy at Clariant. Picture © State of Bavaria Quebec Office