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Nyrstar yet to complete Stolberg deal 1000 563 Batteries International

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

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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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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Moll targets start-stop market with new ‘AFB’ design 788 283 Batteries International

Moll targets start-stop market with new ‘AFB’ design

September 16, 2022: Moll Batterien announced a new advanced flooded battery (AFB) design on September 9 as a challenger to traditional AGM batteries used in start-stop vehicles. The AFB can…

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East Penn CEO busts lithium myths at ELBC 1024 683 Batteries International

East Penn CEO busts lithium myths at ELBC

September 9, 2022: East Penn president and CEO Chris Pruitt laid bare many of the myths that surround the lead-lithium debate in a wide-ranging speech to ELBC delegates in Lyon.…

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ArcActive Batteries ‘on market in two years’

September 9, 2022: Batteries produced using pioneering carbon fibre technology from New Zealand-based ArcActive will be on the market in two years, company CEO Stuart McKenzie told BESB on September…

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