Industry Profiles

Lead boosts US ‘energy independence’ 859 583 Batteries International

Lead boosts US ‘energy independence’

March 10, 2022: Lead batteries are set to underpin a new era of energy independence in the US — as the country scrambles to head-off potential shortages of critical material…

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Bush marks quarter century of work for ILA 821 513 Batteries International

Bush marks quarter century of work for ILA

March 10, 2022: On March 1, Andy Bush marked a quarter century of working for the International Lead Association — the trade association representing the global lead industry that he…

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Hammond promotion for Ray Goodearl 769 445 Batteries International

Hammond promotion for Ray Goodearl

February 24, 2022: Hammond Group promoted Ray Goodearl this February to a new position as director of marketing and global accounts. This is part of a larger rethink and expansion…

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Points of view: Bitrode Corporation Batteries International

Points of view: Bitrode Corporation

November 28, 2016: Batteries International interviewed Craig Brunk, sales director at Bitrode for his take on the current state of the testing market and the direction it’ll go in the…

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Energy storage finance: Gauging risk 150 150 Batteries International

Energy storage finance: Gauging risk

Energy storage technology — seen by many as the final piece in the global energy transition puzzle — requires significant financing. Attracting investment, depends largely on understanding and quantifying the…

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VRLA batteries: The beginning Batteries International

VRLA batteries: The beginning

September 27, 2016: Batteries International spoke to John Devitt who, now 91, recalls how he conceived of the first absorbent glass mat battery and the challenges that he and Don…

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David Rand: An electrochemical journey Batteries International

David Rand: An electrochemical journey

September 27, 2016: David Rand has been at the heart of the energy storage world for the past 50 years. His academic achievements — he is the co-inventor of the…

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Half a century of the VRLA battery 150 150 Batteries International

Half a century of the VRLA battery

September 21, 2016: While the history of its invention and its revolutionary chemistry is one fascinating story, the route to commercial success for the VRLA battery is equally as complex…

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Kubis retires from Eco-Bat, moves to bipolar lead acid start-up Gridtential Batteries International

Kubis retires from Eco-Bat, moves to bipolar lead acid start-up Gridtential

November 25, 2015: Ray Kubis — one of the most high profile names in the battery business — stepped down as president and managing director at Eco-Bat Technologies on October…

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Eisenhart joins A123 Systems as COO Batteries International

Eisenhart joins A123 Systems as COO

November 25, 2015: Chris Eisenhart joined A123 Systems in October as its chief operations officer. He takes over from Ed Kopkowski who left the company in May to become COO…

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