Hyperbat is a joint venture between Williams Advanced Engineering and Unipart Manufacturing Group that was formed with a mission to manufacture innovative high voltage battery solutions, optimised for high-performance and specialist applications.
Hyperbat is the UK’s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer and aims to become the UK leader in high voltage battery systems, supporting UK plc by growing the UK battery technology supply chain. Hyperbat’s UK battery manufacturing plans to bridge the gap between low volume prototype build and high volume hybrid and electric vehicle production.
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The leading UK, independent manufacturer of high voltage battery systems.
To manufacture innovative high voltage battery solutions, optimised for high-performance and specialist applications.
Combining engineering excellence, with advanced manufacturing processes, ensuring quality and safety.
Williams Advanced Engineering is a leader in the field of electrification; from powering cars on the grid of the ABB FIA Formula E championship over its first four seasons to electric hypercar projects and a world speed record-breaking electric boat. The company has partnered with Aston Martin for the development of its first all electric vehicle – the Rapide E.
In April 2018, the company was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation Category for its work in electrification.
Unipart Group is one of the UK’s largest independent companies; specialising in manufacturing, logistics and consultancy. The company is at the forefront of innovative new technologies, developing and delivering products to improve industry’s need for better fuel economy, performance and lower emissions. Using sophisticated manufacturing techniques, projects are accelerated from research to product and process solutions resulting in innovative product design and manufacturing solutions.
Complete Technology Solutions
Ability to tailor solutions to meet individual customer requirements. Can utilise design from customer, third party, or collaborate on a ground-up design.
Options to utilise both off-the-shelf modules or bespoke module designs, harnessing advanced cell electrochemistry and innovative thermal management systems.
Close collaboration to optimise Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA), with focus on cost, quality and delivery.
Cell agnostic product, from multiple cell suppliers meeting customer requirements.
Applicable across industry, including automotive, marine, aerospace & defence.
Flexible approach to cell and module supply, using multiple cell chemistries and formats: cylindrical, prismatic and pouch.
Value Chain Solutions
We will never compromise on safety in our supply chain, manufacturing processes and products.
Highly Skilled Teams
Providing innovative, customer-focused solutions using the latest processes and technologies.
Integrated Design & Manufacture
Early involvement to minimise costs and maximise performance.
Flexible approach to customer needs, working with multiple partners and technologies.
To shorten development cycles, reduce costs and deliver safety and quality through traceability.
In-house University supporting growth through research and skills development.
Fully accredited, we operate with a data- driven, no-fault-forward mind-set, building quality into the process.
Integrated Supply Chain
UK and global sourcing, from cells to systems.
A Safe Pair of Hands
Backed by two of the UK’s leading independent companies.
The facility will be approximately 2,300 m2 with additional space for future growth and will open in 2019.
The factory is based on the site of a former exhaust plant and reintroduces manufacturing to the area, with an environmentally sustainable future.
Capacity of the factory will be approximately 10,000 packs per year.
Showcasing innovation and high-value manufacturing the facility will include light- guide technology, “cobots” and multiple welding technologies, to ensure productivity, traceability and quality assurance.
Delivering TS16949 battery standard from the outset.
Helping to create the ‘next generation’ workforce, Hyperbat will create high value jobs and will be the largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer in the UK.