Industry Profiles

POINTS OF VIEW: BITRODE CORPORATION Batteries International

POINTS OF VIEW: BITRODE CORPORATION

November 28, 2016: Batteries International interviewed Craig Brunk, sales director at Bitrode for his take on the current state of the testing market and the direction it’ll go in the…

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ENERGY STORAGE FINANCE: GAUGING RISK 150 150 Batteries International

ENERGY STORAGE FINANCE: GAUGING RISK

Energy storage technology — seen by many as the final piece in the global energy transition puzzle — requires significant financing. Attracting investment, depends largely on understanding and quantifying the…

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VRLA BATTERIES: THE BEGINNING Batteries International

VRLA BATTERIES: THE BEGINNING

September 27, 2016: Batteries International spoke to John Devitt who, now 91, recalls how he conceived of the first absorbent glass mat battery and the challenges that he and Don…

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DAVID RAND: AN ELECTROCHEMICAL JOURNEY Batteries International

DAVID RAND: AN ELECTROCHEMICAL JOURNEY

September 27, 2016: David Rand has been at the heart of the energy storage world for the past 50 years. His academic achievements — he is the co-inventor of the…

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HALF CENTURY OF THE VRLA BATTERY 150 150 Batteries International

HALF CENTURY OF THE VRLA BATTERY

September 21, 2016: While the history of its invention and its revolutionary chemistry is one fascinating story, the route to commercial success for the VRLA battery is equally as complex…

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Kubis retires from Eco-Bat, moves to bipolar lead acid start-up Gridtential Batteries International

Kubis retires from Eco-Bat, moves to bipolar lead acid start-up Gridtential

November 25, 2015: Ray Kubis — one of the most high profile names in the battery business — stepped down as president and managing director at Eco-Bat Technologies on October…

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Eisenhart joins A123 Systems as COO Eisenhart joins A123 Systems as COO Batteries International

Eisenhart joins A123 Systems as COO Eisenhart joins A123 Systems as COO

November 25, 2015: Chris Eisenhart joined A123 Systems in October as its chief operations officer. He takes over from Ed Kopkowski who left the company in May to become COO…

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Bob Nelson honoured with International Lead Award at ABC opening ceremony Batteries International

Bob Nelson honoured with International Lead Award at ABC opening ceremony

November 25, 2015: It’s odd to think some of the heaviest smogs over Los Angeles in the 1970s and 1980s were behind the recent award of the International Lead Award…

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New changes at the top for Exide Batteries International

New changes at the top for Exide

November 25, 2015: Exide Technologies announced the appointment of three new members of its senior management team in mid-September. The three, who have started, are: Tony Genito, executive vice president…

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Former GM battery head becomes LG Chem Power’s chief exec Batteries International

Former GM battery head becomes LG Chem Power’s chief exec

November 25, 2015: Denise Gray — a well known industry figure for her pioneering work at General Motors on the Chevrolet Volt — became chief executive of LG Chem Power…

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