TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The ENTEK Lithium Separators company will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of the new facility. 

After announcing the plans to build the new facility in Vigo County in March, the private groundbreaking ceremony for the new lithium separator manufacturing site will take place on September 6, and will be located in Vigo County south of Saturn Petcare. 

According to the ENTEK press release, the $1.5 billion project will create nearly 650 jobs by the end of 2027 and will support the growing US electric vehicle industry while the construction of the facility alone will create 600 jobs during the building phase.

MyWabashValley.com will be covering the groundbreaking with an online livestream so members of the community can view this exciting development.