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Capitol Hill hears case for lead battery energy storage

14 February 2019: The US debate over the merits of energy storage and the benefits of lead batteries in the future of the country was discussed in a special panel…

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Wirtz invests in nickel-zinc battery maker ZAF Energy Systems

14 February 2019: Wirtz Manufacturing, the lead battery equipment designer and manufacturer, has invested an undisclosed sum into ZAF Energy Systems, the nickel-zinc battery maker, ZAF announced on 12 February.…

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Generex develops Smart Battery to close gap on lead/lithium battery performance

14 February 2019: Generex, the battery monitoring specialist with headquarters in Germany and the US, has developed a Smart Battery with an integrated battery management system designed to work with…

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Daramic expands lead battery separator production in Asia

14 February 2019: Lead battery separator company Daramic has expanded its production lines in China and Thailand, the company announced on February 11. Daramic has three plants in China, and…

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China issues new collection and recycling plan for lead batteries

14 February 2019: China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment ordered the country’s lead battery producers to step up their used battery collection rate to 70% by 2025 in a document…

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Gayle Gibson takes place as independent director on Aqua Metals board

14 February 2019: Lead battery recycling company Aqua Metals has appointed Gayle Gibson, a former DuPont Engineering executive, as an independent director, the company announced on 31 January. She replaces…

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Surrette Battery expands lead battery facility thanks to C$2.5m federal loan

14 February 2019: Surrette Battery, the Canadian deep cycle lead battery manufacturer, has won a C$2.5 million ($1.9 million) federal loan to expand its production facility in Springhill, Nova Scotia.…

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East Penn promotes longstanding employee to SVP of automotive sales

14 February 2019: East Penn announced on 4 February it had promoted Peter Stanislawczyk, group vice president of sales – private & proprietary brands and diversified products, to vice president…

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INDIA 2019 The Yearbook

Batteries International is producing the first of its kind — a yearbook dedicated to reporting on the state and health of  India’s battery and energy storage industry. The yearbook will…

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Power Sonic opens warehouse in Reno, US

31 January 2019: Lead-acid battery company Power Sonic announced on January 18 it had opened a 4,600m2 warehouse in Reno, US, which will boost its distribution capabilities in Canada and…

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