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Star Charge Opens First U.S. Plant in Central Ohio

By Star Charge Americas Corp. Press Release

Fremont, Calif.—Star Charge, a global electric vehicle charging infrastructure company with a track record of delivering up to 2 million EV chargers in more than 60 countries, is announcing the expansion of its manufacturing facilities to the U.S. with the establishment of a new plant in Columbus, Ohio. The decision to set up in central Ohio is driven by a favorable business environment, reasonable operational costs, a robust supply chain and attractive government incentives, the company says. The plant is set to commence production in the first quarter of 2024.

Star Charge’s new plant in Columbus, Ohio

This factory will see an initial production capacity of over 20,000 chargers annually, incorporating a range of AC, DC and bi-directional chargers, spanning from 7 kW to 480 kW, particularly designed to meet the needs of various applications including residential, school buses, commercial fleets and public charging stations, the company says. The Ohio plant will manufacture NEVI- (Next-Generation Electric Vehicle Infrastructure) ready DC fast chargers, including the Titan 150 kW and Neptune split system models. Renowned for their over 97 percent efficiency and intelligent dynamic load management features, these chargers contribute to the operational efficiency of charging stations, the company says.

"The U.S. is one of the largest EV markets and is expected to continuously grow over the next decade. Establishing our new facility in Ohio aligns with our commitment and is crucial to our company strategy,” says Herman Chang, CEO of Star Charge. "Alongside this new plant, we are actively seeking to engage with local talents, foster strategic partnerships and establish dedicated service teams to enhance our operations and accessibility to our U.S. customers. Our goal is to work with our U.S. customers to explore innovative solutions that drive e-mobility adoption and microgrids for a sustainable future".
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