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German start-up BOS announces intention to double production of hybrid lead and lithium units 900 900 Batteries International

German start-up BOS announces intention to double production of hybrid lead and lithium units

July 5, 2018: German start-up BOS —Balance of Storage Systems — says it intends to double the number of its hybrid lead and lithium battery units this year to reach…

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Enersys launches wireless forklift monitoring device 208 242 Batteries International

Enersys launches wireless forklift monitoring device

July 5, 2018: Battery maker EnerSys has launched a wireless monitoring device that helps forklift truck operators reduce costs, the firm announced on July 3. The Wi-iQ3 is the latest…

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Asparagus machine maker opts for AGM batteries — but lithium could be ultimate choice 460 307 Batteries International

Asparagus machine maker opts for AGM batteries — but lithium could be ultimate choice

July 5, 2018: Dutch machinery manufacturer Engels Machines has opted for AGM batteries for its asparagus harvesting machines as replacements for the old lead acid batteries it was using, owner…

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Brazilian World Cup star Neymar re-emerges as face of Heliar battery 600 400 Batteries International

Brazilian World Cup star Neymar re-emerges as face of Heliar battery

June 21, 2018: Nothing is immune to the hype around the World Cup, including batteries — with Brazilian footballer Neymar being plugged once more as the face of the Heliar…

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Industry leader calls urgent meeting and attacks ‘fudged’ battery recycling figures 683 1024 Batteries International

Industry leader calls urgent meeting and attacks ‘fudged’ battery recycling figures

July 5, 2018: Greg Clementson, managing director of used battery collection firm G&P Batteries (part of Ecobat), on June 20 called for an urgent meeting of stakeholders to discuss the…

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Aqua Metals closes successful stock sale and raises $28.7m 1024 576 Batteries International

Aqua Metals closes successful stock sale and raises $28.7m

June 21, 2018: Aqua Metals closed its public offering of 10.1 million shares of its common stock on June 19 at a price of $2.85 per share. This raised gross…

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Party time for TBS as new facility opens on 50th anniversary 1024 346 Batteries International

Party time for TBS as new facility opens on 50th anniversary

June 21, 2018: TBS Engineering, the lead acid battery assembly and plate manufacturing equipment maker, celebrated its 50th anniversary by opening a £15 million ($20m) facility at its headquarters in…

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East Penn appoints Weeber as new CFO 620 886 Batteries International

East Penn appoints Weeber as new CFO

June 21, 2018: East Penn promoted Christy Weeber as chief financial officer on June 1. Weeber, who was previously senior vice president of finance, will oversee all financial aspects of…

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Start-up chooses lead batteries for innovative diving system 602 500 Batteries International

Start-up chooses lead batteries for innovative diving system

June 21, 2018: Supa Huka, a start-up company in Canada, has selected lead batteries to power the air pump in its brand new diving system, which allows swimmers to plunge…

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Johnson Controls elects new board member Jean Blackwell 800 818 Batteries International

Johnson Controls elects new board member Jean Blackwell

June 21, 2018: Battery giant Johnson Controls elected Jean Blackwell, the former CEO of Cummins Foundation, on to the board of directors on June 13. The foundation is the charity…

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