GNB becomes primary battery supplier to North American forklift truck chain 150 150 Batteries International

GNB becomes primary battery supplier to North American forklift truck chain

September 26, 2019: Exide Technologies’ industrial battery division GNB Industrial Power has signed an agreement to supply lead batteries to the Raymond Corporation, a warehouse management company that has a…

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East Penn develops battery for higher temperature truck applications 150 150 Batteries International

East Penn develops battery for higher temperature truck applications

September 26, 2019: Lead acid battery manufacturer East Penn has developed a battery for commercial trucks that uses thermal shielding technology to extend battery life in a variety of climates…

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Digatron appoints new VPs in sales and product management 150 150 Batteries International

Digatron appoints new VPs in sales and product management

September 26, 2019: Battery testing and formation system maker Digatron has appointed Marc Thielmanns as vice president of sales and marketing, the firm said on September 2. He replaces Friedrich…

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‘Prepare to be amazed!’ BCI opens for innovation award entries 150 150 Batteries International

‘Prepare to be amazed!’ BCI opens for innovation award entries

September 12, 2019: Battery Council International is accepting submissions for the 2020 Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Innovation Award, the organization announced on September 11. The awards, which are now in their…

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Lead battery associations agree memorandum after negative recycling report 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery associations agree memorandum after negative recycling report

September 12, 2019: Lead acid battery associations and experts have come together in the wake of a negative report about informal battery recycling which claimed 90% of the batteries that…

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Lower prices to help lead shrug off EV threat 150 150 Batteries International

Lower prices to help lead shrug off EV threat

September 12, 2019: The lead battery industry is facing threats from the expanding EV sector – but any ‘imminent death of lead is greatly exaggerated’, CRU principal analyst Neil Hawkes…

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Wirtz unveils its ‘plug and play’ recycling system for smaller recyclers 150 150 Batteries International

Wirtz unveils its ‘plug and play’ recycling system for smaller recyclers

September 12, 2019: Wirtz Manufacturing unveiled a ‘complete plug and play’ recycling system at the International Secondary Lead Conference in Bali on September 2. Battery Recycling Systems, one of the…

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Frank Fleming wins International Lead Award 150 150 Batteries International

Frank Fleming wins International Lead Award

September 12, 2019: Frank Fleming, one of the cutting edge R&D figures in the lead battery business, was this year’s winner of the International Lead Award for his services to…

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ENTEK announces plans to double Asian production next year 150 150 Batteries International

ENTEK announces plans to double Asian production next year

September 12, 2019: International separator firm ENTEK, co-sponsor of the 18ABC, announced at the conference that it intended to double capacity at its Indonesian plant next year. The firm has…

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18th Asian Battery Conference ends with talk of being ‘the best ever’ 150 150 Batteries International

18th Asian Battery Conference ends with talk of being ‘the best ever’

September 12, 2019: Around 1,000 delegates attended the 18ABC at Bali’s Westin Resort Nusa Dua between September 3-6, which came straight after the Sixth International Secondary Lead Conference (6ISLC). More…

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