JCI introduces stop-start training workshops and new VARTA truck battery 1024 683 Batteries International

JCI introduces stop-start training workshops and new VARTA truck battery

August 16, 2018: Johnson Controls showcased new trainings schemes for stop-start battery workshops and unveiled a new VARTA truck battery range at this year’s Automechanika 2018 show in Frankfurt on…

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Lead industry partners OSHA in Safe+Sound Week

August 16, 2018: Lead battery manufacturers, recyclers and industry suppliers have partnered the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to celebrate Safe+Sound Week, August 13-19. This…

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DBS Leoch plans to regain foothold in UK maritime sector

August 16, 2018: DBS Leoch, the UK arm of the Chinese battery maker Leoch, has joined the British Marine Association in a bid to regain a foothold in the marine…

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Megapulse looks for expansion in North America

August 16, 2018: Megapulse International, an Australian firm whose products help resolve some of the problems of lead battery degradation and so extends battery life, is expanding its operations in…

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Hoppecke wins $1.3m lead battery forklift order in UK

August 16, 2018: Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has won a contract valued at £1 million ($1.3 million) from forklift truck distributor Briggs Equipment to supply lead batteries and battery chargers for…

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Amara Raja Batteries expands domestically and in UAE too

August 16, 2018: Two new initiatives from Amara Raja Batteries were announced this month. In an regulatory filing on August 11, the firm said that it had approved setting up…

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India’s Exide pushes ahead with bipolar batteries, NiCd batteries and recycling

August 16, 2018: Exide Industries, the Indian automotive battery giant, announced a variety of plans in early August to invest over Rs5.5 billion ($78 million) in creating new facilities at…

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Fiamm readies new range of stop-start batteries in Frankfurt

2 August 2018: Fiamm Energy Technology, the Italian automotive and industrial lead battery business unit taken over by Hitachi Chemical in February 2017, will present an international preview in September…

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JCI to make decision on battery business by October

2 August 2018: International lead battery maker Johnson Controls says it could be making an announcement by October as to the sale of its battery business Power Solutions — although it…

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IESA brings lead voices together to lobby for GST cut in India

2 August 2018: India’s lead acid battery companies are intending to lobby the government to give their products a similar tax cut to the one just given to lithium ion batteries,…

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