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Distinguished service honors for captains of India’s lead industry 1024 582 Batteries International

Distinguished service honors for captains of India’s lead industry

December 20, 2023: Two captains of industry in India’s lead battery manufacturing and recycling sectors have received distinguished service awards. Rakesh Malhotra, founder chairman of Luminous Power Technologies and Rajat…

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Hoppecke staff supercharge Christmas joy for youngsters

December 20, 2023: Staff at lead battery major Hoppecke have been playing Santa and already have Christmas all wrapped up for children and young people. Hoppecke colleagues spread some festive…

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Refined lead metal supply exceeds demand in first 10 months of year 944 692 Batteries International

Refined lead metal supply exceeds demand in first 10 months of year

December 20, 2023: The worldwide supply of refined lead metal exceeded demand by 41 kilo tonnes during the first 10 months of this year, according to latest provisional data released…

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EUROBAT pledges to fight EU price-fixing probe claims 1000 463 Batteries International

EUROBAT pledges to fight EU price-fixing probe claims

December 14, 2023: EUROBAT has told Batteries International it will fight claims that the trade association has been involved in alleged price-fixing among major lead battery manufacturers. Batteries International revealed…

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Douwenga quits as Metair CEO, cites health reasons 271 271 Batteries International

Douwenga quits as Metair CEO, cites health reasons

December 14, 2023: The CEO of batteries and automotive group Metair Investments, Sjoerd Douwenga, is resigning for undisclosed health reasons. Metair said on December 6 that Douwenga (pictured) had taken…

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CBI confirms Battcon takeover, Vertiv to be platinum sponsor for 2024 event 612 343 Batteries International

CBI confirms Battcon takeover, Vertiv to be platinum sponsor for 2024 event

December 14, 2023: The Consortium for Battery Innovation has confirmed it has acquired the annual US stationary battery conference, Battcon — as revealed exclusively by Batteries International in October — with…

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Lead battery giants, EUROBAT in EU price-fixing probe 1000 667 Batteries International

Lead battery giants, EUROBAT in EU price-fixing probe

December 6, 2023: EU competition chiefs have accused Clarios, Exide Technologies, Banner, Rombat, Fiamm Energy Technology and its predecessor Elettra of possible collusion to fix starter battery prices, aided by…

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CBI welcomes results of Spanish lead battery research program 800 534 Batteries International

CBI welcomes results of Spanish lead battery research program

December 6, 2023: The Consortium for Battery Innovation has released the results of a new pre-competitive research study focused on neutron diffraction and lead batteries. The study — Operando analysis…

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Lead firms urged to grab share of $3.5bn US battery funding 424 370 Batteries International

Lead firms urged to grab share of $3.5bn US battery funding

December 6, 2023: Lead battery developers are being urged to apply for US federal funding worth up to $3.5 billion after energy chiefs clarified their eligibility for the cash. The…

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UL certifies green credentials of East Penn lead batteries 444 594 Batteries International

UL certifies green credentials of East Penn lead batteries

December 6, 2023: Batteries produced by lead acid major East Penn Manufacturing have been endorsed with a top recycling accreditation by global testing and certification firm Underwriters Laboratories (UL). East…

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