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InvenTek Corporation

InvenTek's patented technology improves the cost and performance of electrified vehicles and simplifies thermal management of EV batteries.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location New Lenox, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 1999
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

InvenTek patented Rolled-Ribbon battery technology improves cost and performance of electric and hybrid vehicles by reducing initial cost and operating cost. Cells handle thermal management to simply battery design. Our technology brings advantages of the lowest structural impedance, and lower cost manufacture to large-format battery architectures. Rolled-Ribbon has been verified with commercial material prototypes and USABC protocols.


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    Thomas D Kaun

    Tom Kaun, President , started InvenTek in 1999. InvenTek is a technology company focused on prototype demonstration and licensing. Tom has extensive experience in materials and design development. licensing. He's been PI on three Phase II SBIR/STTRs. Prior to Inventek, Tom led projects at Argonne N L on high temp batteries and fuel cells for almost 30 years. With a MS ChE from UW Madison, his work has produced over 40 issued US patents.

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    Joel Sandahl
    VP Business Development

    Joel Sandahl, VP Engineering, has nearly 40 years experience in managing business, technology and product development. Positions have included president, VP of engineering (worldwide), and director of advanced systems & technology to revolutionize industries. Seven patents granted. With worldwide responsibility for engineering at a leading manufacturer of Li-ion batteries. He founded four start-up companies resulting in three profitable exits.