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Exide Technologies launches lithium battery Batteries International

Exide Technologies launches lithium battery

12 April 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

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. On April 5,…

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Johnson Controls announces two staff changes Batteries International

Johnson Controls announces two staff changes

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 technology services with…

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Superior Battery marks quality with IATF certification Batteries International

Superior Battery marks quality with IATF certification

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 in our manufacturing…

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David Mihara becomes VP of technology with Microporous Batteries International

David Mihara becomes VP of technology with Microporous

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 was senior director…

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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

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 robots that follow…

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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

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 robots that follow…

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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

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 the company he…

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Tighter EU regulations on lead if Swedish proposal adopted Batteries International

Tighter EU regulations on lead if Swedish proposal adopted

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 whether to add…

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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

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 summit in Nairobi…

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