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Stryten expands lithium portfolio with purchase of Galvion 150 150 Batteries International

Stryten expands lithium portfolio with purchase of Galvion

November 18, 2021: Stryten Energy has bought the vehicle power division of Galvion, a military equipment maker whose products include lithium batteries for onboard systems typically used in combat vehicles…

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Geoff Clementson, 1938-2021 150 150 Batteries International

Geoff Clementson, 1938-2021

November 18, 2021: It is with sadness that Batteries International has to report that Geoff Clementson, a huge figure in the UK and international battery industry from the 1970s to…

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ENTEK achieves IATF 16949 standard certification 150 150 Batteries International

ENTEK achieves IATF 16949 standard certification

November 18, 2021: Battery separator firm ENTEK on November 16 announced its Lebanon plant in the US state of Oregon had been certified to the International Automotive Task Force 16949…

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Nyrstar announces new Port Pirie facility to reduce lead emissions 150 150 Batteries International

Nyrstar announces new Port Pirie facility to reduce lead emissions

November 18, 2021: A new enclosed product recycling facility at the Port Pirie smelter in south Australia will reduce lead in air concentrations around the site, owner Nyrstar announced on…

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Monbat to open bipolar lead battery facility by 2024 150 150 Batteries International

Monbat to open bipolar lead battery facility by 2024

November 18, 2021: Plans to open a bipolar lead battery plant in northwest Bulgaria that were derailed for two years because of the coronavirus lockdowns will go ahead, battery maker…

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Hyundai becomes newest member of CBI 150 150 Batteries International

Hyundai becomes newest member of CBI

November 18, 2021: South Korean car firm Hyundai has become the latest member of the Consortium for Battery Innovation, the organization announced on November 15. It has joined the association…

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ITS moves operations into bigger, modern facility 150 150 Batteries International

ITS moves operations into bigger, modern facility

International Thermal Systems has moved its operations into a new facility eight miles from its original location, the company said on November 8. The US firm is based in Wauwatosa,…

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Ecobat announces new five-year financing deal 150 150 Batteries International

Ecobat announces new five-year financing deal

November 18, 2021: Global lead battery recycler Ecobat on November 10 announced it had agreed a new loan period of five years with a financing facility led by J P…

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‘Fraught freight’ causing US battery makers a headache 150 150 Batteries International

‘Fraught freight’ causing US battery makers a headache

November 5, 2021: Shortages of lead in the US and Europe are likely to continue for the foreseeable future because of ‘fraught freight’, said analysts at the Asian Battery Conference…

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GS Yuasa shows hybrid path for lead battery future 150 150 Batteries International

GS Yuasa shows hybrid path for lead battery future

November 5, 2021: GS Yuasa’s presentation at today’s ABC showed how the advantages of a dual chemistry energy storage system could offer the lead battery industry a new path forward…

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