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Leoch profit up on overseas demand 883 515 Batteries International

Leoch profit up on overseas demand

April 7, 2022: Chinese lead and lithium batteries group Leoch said in its full-year results announced on March 31 that strong overseas demand for batteries helped it increase profit and…

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Chloride Metals starts up third recycling plant 503 248 Batteries International

Chloride Metals starts up third recycling plant

April 7, 2022: Chloride Metals confirmed on March 24 it had launched commercial production at its new lead batteries recycling plant in India. The Exide Industries subsidiary said in a…

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Clarios expands recycling with acquisition in Spain 573 399 Batteries International

Clarios expands recycling with acquisition in Spain

March 24, 2022: Clarios has acquired Spanish battery recycler Metalúrgica de Medina, the international automotive battery company told BESB on March 23. Metalúrgica, which recycles car batteries and other compounds…

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First names of great and good attending BCI appear 1024 180 Batteries International

First names of great and good attending BCI appear

March 24, 2022: Power alert. Battery Council International won’t release the delegates list yet but BESB can reveal that some of the most powerful people in the battery market for…

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Work starts on UAE lead battery plant 737 663 Batteries International

Work starts on UAE lead battery plant

March 24, 2022: Ground has been broken for a combined lead acid battery manufacturing plant and recycling facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italian group Seri Industrial announced on…

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Cabot prices rise over raw material costs 757 466 Batteries International

Cabot prices rise over raw material costs

March 24, 2022: Battery materials firm Cabot said on March 15 it will raise prices globally for its carbon black products. The company blamed the rise on “significant and rapid”…

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Metair CEO upbeat as battery sales up 600 600 Batteries International

Metair CEO upbeat as battery sales up

March 24, 2022: Metair posted increases in revenue and operating profit in full-year results reported on March 17 — reflecting a solid rebound, it said, after pandemic lock-down restrictions two…

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Sunlight Group adds to board to energize growth 1000 562 Batteries International

Sunlight Group adds to board to energize growth

March 24, 2022: Lead and lithium battery firm the Sunlight Group said on March 14 it was bolstering the international experience of its board with new appointments, as the Greece-based…

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Exide Industries in lithium deal with SVOLT 1024 916 Batteries International

Exide Industries in lithium deal with SVOLT

March 24, 2022: Indian lead-acid battery maker Exide Industries said on March 10 it had agreed a long-term technical collaboration deal with China’s SVOLT Energy Technology for lithium ion cell…

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BCI warns over new emissions proposal 1000 666 Batteries International

BCI warns over new emissions proposal

March 10, 2022: Proposals to impose tighter regulations on the US lead battery industry could see firms facing “significant” extra costs — with no tangible environmental benefits, industry leaders told…

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