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Amara Raja moves to acquire Mangal components unit 1024 768 Batteries International

Amara Raja moves to acquire Mangal components unit

October 6, 2022: India’s Amara Raja Batteries is proposing to integrate the plastic battery components business of a key supplier, Mangal Industries, with its own battery manufacturing operations, the group…

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LeadBattery360° program to help tackle informal lead recycling

October 6, 2022: An initiative to help reduce sub-standard and informal lead battery recycling in low and middle-income countries was formally launched on October 4 by trade associations representing the…

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Nyrstar yet to complete Stolberg deal

September 29, 2022: Nyrstar has yet to finalize its acquisition of German lead production plant Stolberg — more than two months after agreeing to buy the facility, BESB discovered on…

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Clarios still ‘continuing to assess’ market for IPO

September 29, 2022: Clarios International, which pulled out of a planned initial public offering last July, is “continuing to assess” market conditions for the move, BESB has been told. A…

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Metair to decide on battery business sale by year end as group profit slumps 600 600 Batteries International

Metair to decide on battery business sale by year end as group profit slumps

September 30, 2022: BESB can confirm that Metair will decide on the potential sale of its international batteries division by year end, after reporting a robust performance for the unit…

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Amara Raja completes $5m Log 9 investment 1024 768 Batteries International

Amara Raja completes $5m Log 9 investment

September 22, 2022: Indian lead major Amara Raja Batteries announced on August 30 the completion of its $5 million investment in the Bangalore-based start-up known as Log 9 Materials. Amara…

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Batek marks 20th anniversary with ‘open house’ event

September 22, 2022: Turkish battery equipment company Batek Makina has held an open house event at its manufacturing plant near Istanbul to mark the firm’s 20th anniversary. The company’s clients…

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Gravita wins exports award

September 22, 2022: Lead recycler Gravita India has been honoured by Rajasthan’s state government for the company’s services to the exports sector. Industry minister Shakuntala Rawat presented the Rajasthan State…

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ABC launches bipolar storage tech ‘Box’

September 16, 2022: Advanced Battery Concepts announced the launch on September 15 of a new, modular energy storage system — Box-Be ESS — powered by the firm’s EverGreenSeal bipolar battery…

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Birla Carbon invests in pilot US graphite plant 1000 592 Batteries International

Birla Carbon invests in pilot US graphite plant

September 16, 2022: Carbon additives company Birla Carbon told BESB on September 15 that it is investing in a pilot anode graphite manufacturing and post-processing plant in the US, with a…

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