Aurelius wins £1.5 million grant from UK government for hydrometallurgical recycling 1024 338 Batteries International

Aurelius wins £1.5 million grant from UK government for hydrometallurgical recycling

April 25, 2019: Aurelius Environmental, the lead battery recycling start-up working with Cambridge University to develop clean methods of recycling, has received a £1.5 million ($1.9 million) grant from the…

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New CBI technical head Matt Raiford predicts golden age for lead batteries 768 1024 Batteries International

New CBI technical head Matt Raiford predicts golden age for lead batteries

April 25, 2019: Matt Raiford has been appointed technical head of the Consortium for Battery Innovation. Speaking to BESB on April 24, he said lead batteries stood ready to enter…

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Exide Technologies to use VRLA-plus-solar for Portugal project 610 410 Batteries International

Exide Technologies to use VRLA-plus-solar for Portugal project

April 25, 2019: Exide Technologies will use its VRLA lead acid batteries alongside solar panels to power its production plant in Portugal, the US battery maker announced on April 10.…

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East Penn ranked in top 500 employers in US 600 300 Batteries International

East Penn ranked in top 500 employers in US

April 25, 2019: Business magazine Forbes has included lead battery manufacturer East Penn Manufacturing in the top 500 Best Large Employers in the US for 2019. Market research firm Statista…

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BCI uses Earth Day to emphasize the circular economy of lead batteries 446 336 Batteries International

BCI uses Earth Day to emphasize the circular economy of lead batteries

April 25, 2019: Battery Council International has marked International Earth Day (April 22) with a new information brief on its website www.essentialeneryeveryday.com, reiterating its message that the lead battery industry…

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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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