Battery

Britishvolt acquires EAS in deal with Monbat 800 533 Batteries International

Britishvolt acquires EAS in deal with Monbat

June 2, 2022: The Monbat group announced on May 24 it had signed an agreement to sell its EAS Batteries company to UK gigafactory developer Britishvolt, in a cash and…

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EnerSys posts full-year sales boost 427 299 Batteries International

EnerSys posts full-year sales boost

June 2, 2022: EnerSys has reported a 13% increase in sales in annual results posted on May 25. The lead and lithium batteries producer said net sales for the full…

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Gravita invests in solar to reduce emissions 469 223 Batteries International

Gravita invests in solar to reduce emissions

June 2, 2022: Lead recycler Gravita India said on May 27 it had installed solar energy systems with a total electricity generating capacity of 1,300kW across its manufacturing facilities in…

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches AGM line in Italy 800 538 Batteries International

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches AGM line in Italy

June 2, 2022: Fibre-based materials producer Ahlstrom-Munksjö said on April 7 it had started production of an absorbent glass mat line in Italy. The Finland-headquartered firm said the line is…

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ILA welcomes Ghana’s bid to improve battery recycling 697 417 Batteries International

ILA welcomes Ghana’s bid to improve battery recycling

May 20, 2022: The International Lead Association said on May 3 it welcomed new procedures published by Ghana’s government to improve battery recycling operations in the West African nation. The…

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Gravita eyes African recycling by-product as fuel 325 275 Batteries International

Gravita eyes African recycling by-product as fuel

May 20, 2022: Gravita India revealed plans on May 12 to use a by-product of a new waste rubber recycling operation at its plant in Ghana as potential fuel for…

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Birla Carbon raising North American prices 1000 592 Batteries International

Birla Carbon raising North American prices

May 20, 2022: Carbon additives company Birla Carbon said on May 16 that prices for all carbon black products manufactured in North America would increase by 15% from July 1.…

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EnerSys publishes inaugural sustainability report 852 590 Batteries International

EnerSys publishes inaugural sustainability report

May 20, 2022: Lead and lithium battery producer EnerSys launched its inaugural sustainability report on April 29 — with a pledge to reduce the firm’s environmental footprint and create an…

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Sunlight adds to leadership team, announces €560m battery investments 999 559 Batteries International

Sunlight adds to leadership team, announces €560m battery investments

May 20, 2022: Lead and lithium batteries firm the Sunlight Group announced new members of its senior team and related organizational changes on May 16. The move followed a May…

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Amara Raja Batteries joins CBI 919 396 Batteries International

Amara Raja Batteries joins CBI

May 20, 2022: India’s Amara Raja Batteries has become the latest member of the Consortium for Battery Innovation. The Andhra Pradesh battery maker has been involved in the development and…

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