eMatrix Energy Systems Inc. (“eMatrix”) starts as a division of ALTe Powertrain Technologies, Inc. (“ALTe”), a system integration company led by a group of ex-Tesla executives and engineers. Idan Kovent, Matt Griffith and Marc Spezia are hired as engineers at ALTe and began development of a modular pack system. Keith Washington joins the team shortly after.
Team files a patent for a device Making Rapid Connections And Disconnections Between High Voltage Battery Modules and Other Motor Vehicle Systems.
The first eBrick™ patent is filed by the team.
Structural Enclosure For Packaging Power Electronics For Vehicle Battery Modules is patented by the team.
After a discussion between Kovent, Griffith, Spezia, Washington and the shareholders of ALTe, it is decided that the four would continue their work in battery technology as a new company called eMatrix. The proposal included substantial equity in the new business to the four engineers.
eMatrix is incorporated as a Delaware C-Corp.
eMatrix launches its customized, customer specific, Battery Management System software.
eMatrix delivers its first prototype pack trademarked as the eBrick.
eMatrix licenses ALTe Korea as its agent in Southeast Asia.
First eBrick for use in Fortune 100 company vehicles is delivered.
Start of mass production and first 18650 production packs
eMatrix patents the Multi-functional Busbar With Interstitial Passages.
eMatrix expands its Battery Management System Software Suite.
eMatrix patents the Expandable Battery Module.
Production line switches to 21700 cells.
eMatrix signs a Manufacturing and Licensing Agreement with Linamar Corporation. Linamar also becomes a minority investor in eMatrix. Linamar opens new markets for eMatrix, providing a global presence and access to high-volume manufacturing capabilities.
eMatrix moves to its new 25,000sq. ft. global headquarters in Southfield, MI.
eMatrix develops prototypes for use of its customized Modular Pack in assorted electrified industrial equipment.
Production received for customized modular packs to be used in assorted electrified industrial equipment.
eMatrix receives order to develop customized Modular Packs for a Fortune Global 100 Company, incorporating eMatrix Battery Management System Software.