Amer-Sil Luxembourg sees strong demand for battery back-up solutions 150 150 Batteries International

Amer-Sil Luxembourg sees strong demand for battery back-up solutions

April 9, 2020: Despite the world’s critical economic situation, Amer-Sil, the Luxembourg supplier of gauntlets and separators for industrial batteries, is facing strong demand, mostly from almost orders related to…

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First battery firm insolvency from coronavirus Moll Battery vows to find a way through 150 150 Batteries International

First battery firm insolvency from coronavirus Moll Battery vows to find a way through

April 9. 2020: One of the industry’s best known family battery businesses, Akkumulatorenfabrik Moll, has said it is confident of finding a solution after being forced to file for insolvency…

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Production slows at Chinese lead battery plants as demand declines 150 150 Batteries International

Production slows at Chinese lead battery plants as demand declines

, April 9, 2020: Declining downstream demand for lead acid batteries, especially in the auto sector, has meant manufacturing operations have had to slow since last week in Chinese plants,…

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Battery firms step in to help out as virus crisis rolls on 150 150 Batteries International

Battery firms step in to help out as virus crisis rolls on

April 9, 2020: As the world comes to terms with living in the grip of the Chinese Covid-19 pandemic, some businesses in the battery world have been doing their bit to…

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BCI announces virtual convention in lieu of cancelled 2020 Las Vegas event 150 150 Batteries International

BCI announces virtual convention in lieu of cancelled 2020 Las Vegas event

April 9, 2020: You can’t keep a good man down. Or a woman for that matter. And as for BCI! The pandemic crisis may have forced the shut-down of the…

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BCI defends US lead battery industry from closure threats from Covid 150 150 Batteries International

BCI defends US lead battery industry from closure threats from Covid

April 9, 2020: With the whole of the US in lock down, Battery Council International has been intervening at a federal and state level to ensure that battery manufacturers stay…

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Digatron in China bounces back to life after lock-down is lifted 150 150 Batteries International

Digatron in China bounces back to life after lock-down is lifted

April 9, 2020: Battery testing and formation firm Digatron’s facility in Qingdao, China returned to work on March 23 after two months of lock-down. The firm says its first new order…

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Covid-19: The lead battery world — industry views across the crisis 150 150 Batteries International

Covid-19: The lead battery world — industry views across the crisis

Lead battery demand — ‘deferred, not destroyed’ March 27, 2020: Unprecedented. Unforeseen. And totally unwelcome. That’s been the world reaction to the arrival and spread of the Covid-19 virus. Now…

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Coronavirus aftermath – Farid Ahmed, Wood Mackenzie 150 150 Batteries International

Coronavirus aftermath – Farid Ahmed, Wood Mackenzie

China does look like restarting manufacturing activity. Hubei is stirring back to life and people are starting to make stuff and consume stuff again.  A lot of lead consumption will…

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Craig Brunk leaves testing firm Bitrode 150 150 Batteries International

Craig Brunk leaves testing firm Bitrode

March 12, 2020: Craig Brunk, the well known and popular vice president of sales and marketing at Bitrode, left the firm in February. He has relocated from St Louis in Missouri…

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