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Samsung SDI and Protanium Start Cooperation

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SEOUL, Korea – Major battery maker Samsung SDI and Protanium BV, an in The Netherlands based e-bike and e-bike battery maker which focuses strongly on innovative techniques and designs, are announcing that they have entered into a cooperative relationship.

Samsung SDI and Protanium Start Cooperation
The cooperation between Samsung SDI and Protanium involves the joint development of electric-bicycle battery packs as well production and sales and services with Protanium being the European representative for Samsung SDI e-bike batteries. (from left to right: Brian Hoehl, Lars Munksoe from Protanium and Kiho Hahn, VP Global Sales, Samsung SDI). - Photo Samsung

Their cooperation involves the joint development of electric-bicycle battery packs which will incorporate Samsung SDI’s industry-leading lithium-ion batteries and Protanium’s innovative electric-bicycle technologies and patents.

European representative for Samsung SDI

The partnership between the two companies involves also the areas of production as well as sales and services with Protanium being the European representative for Samsung SDI e-bike batteries. Samsung SDI has just opened an office in Munich, Germany to provide an effective service for the European market, and booked a booth at the upcoming Eurobike Show to showcase the lithium-ion battery packs to be developed between Samsung SDI and Protanium.

Polymer Manganese Lithium

Protanium is one of the pioneers in the electric-bicycle industry, being the first manufacturer to use lithium batteries in the mass production of electric bicycles. Protanium was founded by two Danes in 2006 industrial designer Brian Hoehl and inventor Lars Munksoe. Still Protanium is in the very forefront in development of electric supported bicycles. Polymer Manganese Lithium based chemistry is today accepted as best approach for long battery life, less volume, less weight and less impact on our nature. The cells used in Protanium batteries are specified by Protanium and made especially for Protanium.

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