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Brief relief for Amara Raja as High Court halts shut-down order 150 150 Batteries International

Brief relief for Amara Raja as High Court halts shut-down order

May 6, 2021: Up to 16,000 workers at the Amara Raja battery plants threatened with closure on April 30 could breathe sighs of relief on May 6 after the Andhra…

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Gridtential readies bipolar range on pilot line, adds fresh funding 150 150 Batteries International

Gridtential readies bipolar range on pilot line, adds fresh funding

May 6, 2021: Gridtential Energy, a developer of bipolar lead batteries, announced at the end of April that it was ready to launch a series of AGM reference batteries produced…

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Leoch snaps up distribution firm to expand into Iberia 150 150 Batteries International

Leoch snaps up distribution firm to expand into Iberia

May 6, 2021: Leoch Battery, the Chinese lead-acid and lithium battery maker, announced on May 4 it was expanding into Spain and Portugal with the purchase of Madrid-based distribution business…

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Umicore and BASF sign agreement to develop cathodes and precursors 150 150 Batteries International

Umicore and BASF sign agreement to develop cathodes and precursors

May 6, 2021: Umicore, the metals and battery recycler, and multinational chemicals company BASF on May 4 said they had signed a cross-licence agreement to develop cathode materials and precursors…

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BCI opens submissions for Sally Innovations award 150 150 Batteries International

BCI opens submissions for Sally Innovations award

May 6, 2021: Battery Council International has opened the door to submissions for the next Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Innovation award, which will be announced at the annual convention in September…

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Wirtz sets up Covid-19 vaccination clinic for staff and families 150 150 Batteries International

Wirtz sets up Covid-19 vaccination clinic for staff and families

May 6, 2021: Wirtz Manufacturing has set up a company-wide Covid-19 vaccination programme for all of its staff and their families, the firm announced on April 13. The vaccines will…

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Exide unveils new-look, carbon-cutting batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Exide unveils new-look, carbon-cutting batteries

May 6, 2021: Exide Technologies, the Europe-based lead-acid battery maker, unveiled a new design of its Premium battery on May 4, which it says will cut carbon emissions and water…

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ABC appoints George Grabow as commercial leader 150 150 Batteries International

ABC appoints George Grabow as commercial leader

May 6, 2021: Bipolar firm Advanced Battery Concepts announced on April 30 the appointment of George Grabow as commercial leader to provide support for what the company says is its…

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BCI holds virtual State of the Industry meeting 150 150 Batteries International

BCI holds virtual State of the Industry meeting

April 23, 2021: The BCI ‘State of the Industry’ video conference on April 22 didn’t disappoint. The three-hour session gave a clear account of the lobbying and advocacy work of…

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Chris Pruitt elected new president of BCI 150 150 Batteries International

Chris Pruitt elected new president of BCI

  April 23, 2021: Chris Pruitt, CEO and president of battery giant East Penn, was announced as the new president of Battery Council International ahead of the virtual convention held…

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