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									                              Dow Kokam LLC - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCT197286SA                                                                                         Publication Date: APR 2013

          2125 Ridgewood Drive                               Phone             +1 989 6983300                   Revenue         NA
          Midland, MI                                        Fax               +1 989 6330883                   Net Profit      NA
          48642                                              Website           www.dowkokam.com                 Employees       320 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Clean Technology

       Company Overview
       Dow Kokam LLC (Dow Kokam) is a provider of advanced battery solutions. The company is a joint venture between The Dow
       Chemical Company, TK Advanced Battery LLC and Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault. Dow Kokam develops and manufactures
       advanced lithium ion batteries using superior lithium polymer battery technology (SLPB). The company offers high energy density
       cells, high power cells, ultra high power cells and coin cells. Dow Kokam through its products serves transportation, defense,
       industrial and marine sectors. The company has operations in the US and France. Dow Kokam is headquartered in Midland,
       Michigan, the US.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Dow Kokam LLC, SWOT Analysis
         Ravi Shanker                      Chief Executive Officer                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Jean-Francois Herchin             Chief Executive Officer,
                                                                                   Diversified Applications             Dependence on Funding
                                           Dow Kokam France
         Joon Kim                          Vice                  President,        Large Format Battery Systems
                                           Technology
         Jeffrey Kostos                    Executive Vice President                Opportunities                        Threats
         David M. Pankratz                 Vice                  President,
                                           Operations                              Government Support for Battery Rising Competition
                                                                                   Manufacturers
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                                                  Compliance with Stringent
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Contracts and Agreements       Regulations

        Key Competitors
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Battery Technology, Inc.
         Boston-Power, Inc.
         Lithium Technology Corporation
         Ultralife Corporation
        Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Jan 21, 2013                  Toronto Hydro Introduces Urban Community Energy Storage Project
       Sep 27, 2012                  Dow Kokam To Supply Lithium-ion Batteries To Lumeneo
       Jun 13, 2012                  Dow Kokam To Expand Midland Battery Park With Pack Assembly Plant
       Jun 05, 2012                  Dow Kokam Powers MotoCzysz Electric Motorcycles For 2012 Racing Season
       May 30, 2012                  Quantum Fuel Systems Delivers PHEV F-150 Pick Up Truck To FPL
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Dow Kokam LLC - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Dow Kokam LLC - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Dow Kokam LLC - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................................. 6
       Dow Kokam LLC - Major Products and Services................................................................................................................................ 7
       Dow Kokam LLC - History .................................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Dow Kokam LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................ 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Dow Kokam LLC - Business Description .......................................................................................................................................... 11
       Dow Kokam LLC - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................................. 12
       Dow Kokam LLC - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................................. 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Dow Kokam LLC - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Diversified Applications ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Large Format Battery Systems ................................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Patented Lithium Ion Technology ............................................................................................................................. 13
          Dow Kokam LLC - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Weakness - Dependence on Funding ....................................................................................................................................... 14
          Dow Kokam LLC - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Government Support for Battery Manufacturers .................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements .................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .............................................................................................................................................. 14
          Dow Kokam LLC - Threats............................................................................................................................................................ 14
             Threat - Rising Competition....................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Compliance with Stringent Regulations ....................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Safety of Li-ion Batteries .............................................................................................................................................. 15
       Dow Kokam LLC - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................................. 16
       Section 3 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances .......................................................................................................... 17
          Dow Kokam LLC, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................................................... 17
          Dow Kokam LLC, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................................................... 18
       Dow Kokam LLC, Recent Deals Summary ....................................................................................................................................... 19
       Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 20
          Dow Kokam LLC, Recent Developments ...................................................................................................................................... 20
								
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