July 1, 2021: US lead-acid battery maker Stryten Manufacturing joined two leading lead battery associations — Battery Council International and the Consortium for Battery Innovation — in June.
Announcing it had joined Battery Council International on June 24, the firm said membership would ‘help advance critical issues in the lead battery industry, including the role of lead-acid batteries in energy storage, industry collaboration, technology innovation, lithium battery safety and sustainability’.
“Our industry is at the forefront of some of the biggest technology innovations that will change how the world operates,” said Stryten CEO Tim Vargo.
“BCI and its members do important work in shaping the future of energy storage and we’re ready to roll up out sleeves together to tackle new challenges.”
On June 29 Stryten said it had joined the Consortium for Battery Innovation and Vargo said that the partnership would help ‘not only provide innovative solutions to meet our customers’ evolving needs, but also set new standards for safety, sustainability and performance that will help meet the ever-increasing needs of the entire energy sector’.
The lead battery manufacturer, which also owns the motive power arm GNB Industrial Power, was formally formed in August 2020.