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        Reference Code: GDCT37393SA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          3740 Lapeer Road South                             Phone             +1 248 6205700                   Revenue         NA
          Orion, MI                                          Fax               +1 248 6205702                   Net Profit      NA
          48359                                              Website           www.cobasys.com                  Employees       271 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Clean Technology

       Company Overview
       Cobasys LLC (Cobasys, formerly known as Texaco Ovonic Battery Systems, LLC.) is a manufacturer of energy storage systems
       using nickel metal hydride (NiMH) technology. Cobasys is a subsidiary of SB LiMotive Co. Ltd, which is a 50/50 joint venture
       between Bosch and Samsung SDI, to advance the development of emerging technologies and alternative energy processes and
       products. The company is involved in designs, engineering, prototyping, manufacturing, assembling, and testing of a wide range
       of advanced storage systems for transportation and stationary markets.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                      Name                               Title                     Cobasys LLC, SWOT Analysis
         Ed Cozat                          Director,         Engineering           Strengths                            Weaknesses
                                           Services
                                                                                   Pioneer in the NiMH                  Legal Tussles
         Joe Crocenzi                      Vice President, Finance
                                                                                   Technology
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Broad Array of Systems

        Key Competitors
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
         Boston-Power, Inc.
         Primearth EV Energy Co., Ltd.                                             Applications in Wireless             High Development Costs
                                                                                   Communications
         Surrette Battery Company Limited                                                                               Compliance with Stringent
         Electrovaya Inc.                                                          Key Contracts                        Regulations
        Active Power, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Mar 02, 2011                  USABC Awards $15.6m In Advanced Battery Technology Contracts To Three Firms
       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
       Cobasys LLC - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Cobasys LLC - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Cobasys LLC - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................... 6
       Cobasys LLC - History........................................................................................................................................................................ 7
       Cobasys LLC - Company Statement .................................................................................................................................................. 9
       Cobasys LLC - Locations And Subsidiaries...................................................................................................................................... 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Cobasys LLC - Key Manufacturing Facilities .................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Cobasys LLC - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................... 12
       Cobasys LLC - SWOT Analysis........................................................................................................................................................ 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Cobasys LLC - Strengths .............................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Pioneer in the NiMH Technology .............................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Broad Array of Systems ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Strong Support of the Parent Group ......................................................................................................................... 13
          Cobasys LLC - Weaknesses......................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Legal Tussles ........................................................................................................................................................ 13
          Cobasys LLC - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................ 14
             Opportunity - Applications in Wireless Communications ........................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Key Contracts ...................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Government Initiatives ......................................................................................................................................... 14
          Cobasys LLC - Threats ..................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Cobasys LLC (Cobasys, formerly known as Texaco Ovonic Battery Systems, LLC.) is a manufacturer of energy storage systems using nickel metal hydride (NiMH) technology. Cobasys is a subsidiary of SB LiMotive Co. Ltd, which is a 50/50 joint venture between Bosch and Samsung SDI, to advance the development of emerging technologies and alternative energy processes and products. The company is involved in designs, engineering, prototyping, manufacturing, assembling, and testing of a wide range of advanced storage systems for transportation and stationary markets. Cobasys focuses on providing advanced technology and products that assist a range of energy competent vehicles and stationary backup power devices. Cobasys owns the patent for NiMH energy storage systems. NiMH energy storage systems are widely used in hybrid electric vehicles. Cobasys develops battery management systems (BMS) software and uses computer-aided design (CAD) tool. It also has full, in-house electronic control systems, engineering and development capability.Cobasys is headquartered in Orion city, Michigan, the US. The company is focused maximizing the customer satisfaction needs and problems by delivering optimum energy storage solutions and results. In order to meet the growing demand it has established dedicated personnel and facilities in the US to design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, prototype, and test energy systems.
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