Leoch doubles overseas Pb-A capacity with two new plants 285 240 Batteries International

Leoch doubles overseas Pb-A capacity with two new plants

April 11, 2019: Chinese battery maker Leoch International expects to begin operation and delivery of lead acid batteries from its two Vietnam manufacturing plants in the second half of this…

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Exide sells branch network business, appoints EVP and chief legal officer 319 480 Batteries International

Exide sells branch network business, appoints EVP and chief legal officer

April 11, 2019: Lead battery manufacturing and recycling giant Exide Technologies has sold its North American distribution business to Battery Systems, Inc, the firm announced on April 2. BSI, which…

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Lead batteries in India lose subsidies under new FAME-II regulations 525 388 Batteries International

Lead batteries in India lose subsidies under new FAME-II regulations

April 11, 2019: Around 95% of India’s e-bike batteries will not attract subsidies under the government’s FAME-II regulations — because lead-acid batteries are no longer included and most e-bikes are…

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Two lead battery case makers merge to become one 378 133 Batteries International

Two lead battery case makers merge to become one

April 11, 2019: Richardson Molding and Tulip Molded Plastics Corporation, two plastic injection moulding firms that make equipment for the lead battery industry, have merged to become one firm —Tulip…

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North Star signs up its winning ACE system to first automaker, Daimler 321 157 Batteries International

North Star signs up its winning ACE system to first automaker, Daimler

April 11, 2019: North Star, the Swedish-US battery manufacturer, has signed a deal with German automaker Daimler to install its award-winning ACE remote battery monitoring system in all of its…

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US Battery Manufacturing makes staff changes in its three plants 312 155 Batteries International

US Battery Manufacturing makes staff changes in its three plants

April 11, 2019: For the record, US Battery Manufacturing, the deep-cycle battery maker, reorganized its corporate structure in January, naming Don Wallace as chief operating officer, Michael Coad as vice…

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CBI to launch interactive map at ESA Conference in Phoenix 364 138 Batteries International

CBI to launch interactive map at ESA Conference in Phoenix

March 28, 2019: CBI will be launching an interactive map setting out case studies and examples of lead batteries supporting energy storage projects worldwide. The map will be launched at…

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Join Batteries International to toast women in the lead battery industry at BCI 415 315 Batteries International

Join Batteries International to toast women in the lead battery industry at BCI

March 28, 2019: What will become an annual celebration of women in the lead battery industry will feature a champagne toast during theWomen in the Lead Battery Industry Networking Reception,…

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MEE reiterates target to clamp down on illegal lead battery recycling 800 534 Batteries International

MEE reiterates target to clamp down on illegal lead battery recycling

March 28, 2019: The Chinese authorities have reiterated their determination to stamp out illegal lead battery recycling, telling a press briefing on March 28 that more investigations would be carried…

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Former VP of marketing at Concorde Battery passes away 400 201 Batteries International

Former VP of marketing at Concorde Battery passes away

March 28, 2019: Edward ‘Skip’ Koss, former vice president marketing at US-based Concorde Battery, has passed away at his home surrounded by family in California on March 19, the company…

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