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Bobby Lucas to become next Hammond CEO 479 719 Batteries International

Bobby Lucas to become next Hammond CEO

April 19, 2024: Hammond Group, announced yesterday evening that Robert “Bobby” Lucas will become its new president and CEO in June. He takes over from the well-liked and popular Terry…

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Flicker, Hawk and Winslow to get BCI’s Distinguished Service Award 370 265 Batteries International

Flicker, Hawk and Winslow to get BCI’s Distinguished Service Award

April 19, 2024: Bob Flicker, former COO at East Penn Manufacturing, Hal Hawk, CEO of Crown Battery and Roger Winslow, former CEO of Voltmaster are to receive BCI’s Distinguished Service…

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Tesla top execs jump ship as 14,000 job cuts announced   1004 1016 Batteries International

Tesla top execs jump ship as 14,000 job cuts announced  

April 19, 2024: Two of Tesla’s senior staff have resigned in the aftermath of the company confirming it would be laying off more than 10% of its global workforce. Drew…

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Engie opens largest BESS in Latin America 1024 447 Batteries International

Engie opens largest BESS in Latin America

April 19, 2024: French utility Engie yesterday launched the switch of its former Tocopilla coal plant into a 116 MW standalone BESS which will provide energy for five hours a…

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Clarios’s Quintanal named ‘best manager’

April 19, 2024: FAE Burgos, the Spanish business association, announced on April 4 that the operations manager in Spain for international battery giant, Clarios, had been named “Best Manager of…

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Readership war breaks out with BM Rosendahl, CAM 840 836 Batteries International

Readership war breaks out with BM Rosendahl, CAM

April 19, 2024:  Batteries International may have been voted the top energy storage magazine of the year but we see others in the market are snapping at our heels in…

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BASF opens prototype metal refinery for battery recycling 1024 683 Batteries International

BASF opens prototype metal refinery for battery recycling

April 19, 2024: BASF started operating its prototype metal refinery for battery recycling in Schwarzheide, Germany, earlier this month. The chemical company plans to develop and optimize processes and procedures…

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RECHARGE director general steps down after 11 years.

April 12, 2024: RECHARGE, the European trade association for advanced batteries, yesterday announced that its director general, Claude Chanson, will be retiring this year as head of the Brussels office.…

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EnerSys promotes Mark Matthews to president 1024 882 Batteries International

EnerSys promotes Mark Matthews to president

April 12, 2024: International battery maker, EnerSys, yesterday announced the internal promotion of Mark Matthews to the role of president, specialty global. Since joining the organization in 2016, Matthews has…

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Hyundai and Kia partner Exide for Indian expansion

 April 12, 2024: South Korean car firm, Hyundai Motor and subsidiary Kia signed a memorandum of understanding on April 8 for strategic cooperation with Exide Energy, the Indian battery company,…

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