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Jeremy Slimbrian

Exide Technologies launches lithium battery Batteries International

Exide Technologies launches lithium battery

April 12, 2018: Exide Technologies, the US-based lead battery manufacturer and recycler, launched a lithium-ion battery to power material handling systems at the MODEX 2018 expo in Atlanta, US, on…

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Trojan Battery expands its reach in former USSR Batteries International

Trojan Battery expands its reach in former USSR

April 12, 2018: Deep-cycle battery maker Trojan Battery expanded its distribution network in the former USSR in April, with the appointment of two local distribution companies in Lithuania and Azerbaijan.…

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Johnson Controls announces two staff changes Batteries International

Johnson Controls announces two staff changes

April 12, 2018: The world’s largest battery manufacturer, Johnson Controls, announced two new appointments to its communications and information teams in April. Nancy Berce, formerly vice president of business and…

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Superior Battery marks quality with IATF certification Batteries International

Superior Battery marks quality with IATF certification

April 12, 2018: US lead battery manufacturer Superior Battery has qualified for the International Automotive Task Force standard, the company announced on April 10, calling the certification a “significant milestone…

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David Mihara becomes VP of technology with Microporous Batteries International

David Mihara becomes VP of technology with Microporous

April 12, 2018: Former Northstar Battery chief technical officer and director of battery development David Mihara joined lead battery separator firm Microporous as vice president of technology in March. Mihara…

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EnerSys expands range of TPPL batteries for forklifts and AGVs 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys expands range of TPPL batteries for forklifts and AGVs

April 9, 2018: TPPL battery manufacturer EnerSys has expanded its NexSys range of batteries for forklift trucks and automated guided vehicles, the firm announced on March 19. AGVs are portable…

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EnerSys expands range of TPPL batteries for forklifts and AGVs Batteries International

EnerSys expands range of TPPL batteries for forklifts and AGVs

March 29, 2018: TPPL battery manufacturer EnerSys has expanded its NexSys range of batteries for forklift trucks and automated guided vehicles, the firm announced on March 19. AGVs are portable…

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Aqua Metals ‘transitions’ Steve Clarke as CEO, possible replacements discussed Batteries International

Aqua Metals ‘transitions’ Steve Clarke as CEO, possible replacements discussed

March 29, 2018: Steve Clarke (pictured), the founder of Aqua Metals, a company that uses a novel electrochemical technology to recycle lead, is to be replaced as chief executive of…

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Tighter EU regulations on lead if Swedish proposal adopted Batteries International

Tighter EU regulations on lead if Swedish proposal adopted

March 29, 2018: A public consultation on whether to identify lead as a ‘substance of very high concern’ will end on April 23, when the European Chemicals Agency will decide…

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Mini grid expansion to drive battery energy storage in Africa Batteries International

Mini grid expansion to drive battery energy storage in Africa

March 29, 2018: Up to 200,000 battery-backed mini grid systems could be installed in Africa by 2040 as the region struggles to connect nearly 140 million people to electricity, a…

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