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Polypore sold in $3.2 billion two part deal but legal challenges to sale emerge 150 150 Batteries International

Polypore sold in $3.2 billion two part deal but legal challenges to sale emerge

January 1, 2015: Agreement was finalized in February for US battery separator firm Polypore International, to be split into two and sold for $3.2 billion. Asahi Kasei Corporation is to…

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Maxwell advances ESM as lead acid truck battery substitute 150 150 Batteries International

Maxwell advances ESM as lead acid truck battery substitute

January 1, 2015: Maxwell Technologies, the ultracapacitor firm announced in March that its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM) will be offered as a factory-installed option on new Kenworth T680 and…

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Lead acid battery market to grow annually 4.6% by 2020, grid storage to climb by 7.3% from small base Batteries International

Lead acid battery market to grow annually 4.6% by 2020, grid storage to climb by 7.3% from small base

January 1, 2014: The global lead acid battery market is projected to reach $58.5 billion by 2020 at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 4.6% during the forecast period,…

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Lead-acid battery industry to play big role in automotive advances 150 150 Batteries International

Lead-acid battery industry to play big role in automotive advances

March 1, 2013: The lead-acid battery industry has the opportunity to become a major player in the market for 48-volt automotive systems, according to Chip Bremer, marketing and communications manager…

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