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New Johnsonville (TN), USA

Prince Erachem's New Johnsonville plant is dedicated to the production of Electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) used as cathode for high quality Alkaline batteries. Thanks to this facility, Prince Erachem is the largest North American EMD producer.

Leading Supplier to Primary Battery Manufacturers


Ideally situated to serve U.S. alkaline battery manufacturers, the New Johnsonville plant can supply products in truck, rail, barge, or shipping containers. Its geographical position is also an asset as electricity, a key component of EMD, is abundant and reliable in the state of Tennessee.

The New Johnsonville plant has developed several high-quality EMD grade products optimized to the different requirements of global battery manufacturers. The state of the art facility uses an advanced distributed control system which yields ever growing, consistent, high quality products.

The New Johnsonville plant always strives for continuous improvement to ehnace its processes, optimize production, and advance quality. This mentality has led to regular EMD capacity increases in response to the growing demand from local battery manufacturers for reliable, domestic EMD supply. The New Johnsonville plant continuously develops ways to optimize yields and reduce energy consumption and develops programs to continuously improve quality and further reduce impurities.

Prince Erachem has developed new grades to satisfy the evolving needs of the battery industry. Both the Z100 EMD and the EAB products have been developed to answer the needs of specific segments of the battery markets.

Reliability, Quality, and Manufacturing Excellence


With an annual output of 30,000 tons per year, Prince Erachem's New Johnsonville plant is the largest North American EMD facility and one of the largest worldwide.

The team at New Johnsonville focuses on quality and reliability and implements very stringent maintenance standards that allow Prince Erachem to always provide customers with access to uniterrupted supply.

The New Johnsonville plant has developed processes which control and reduce air and water emissions, while also developing ways to optimize yields and reduce energy consumption.

Prince Erachem's New Johnsonville facility is ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 certified.