POSCO, founded in 1968, is one of the largest steel manufacturers in the world and one of the top ten consortia in Korea. It provides more than 26 million tons of steel products to users in more than 60 countries around the world every year. It is rated as “the most competitive steel manufacturer in the world” by Morgan Stanley Investment Bank of the United States, POSCO is determined to become the world’s leading steel manufacturer in the 21st century by virtue of its technological competitive advantage in the rapidly changing global business environment.
In the second half of 2021, the UPS power supply of more than three plants of POSCO needs to replace the backup power supply from lead-acid battery to lithium iron phosphate battery. In the first half of 2021, the first batch of sample orders have been purchased: 115V 100Ah lithium iron phosphate battery system for rectifier and 230V 40Ah battery system for UPS. The systems are high C-rate products, especially the system for UPS, which can discharge continuously for up to 4C, and perfectly meet the needs of customers for short-term power supply with small volume and low cost. The delivery and installation of sample orders have been completed, and subsequent orders will be delivered in batches.