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EnerSys signs 4-year agreement to supply Navistar with truck batteries 425 425 Batteries International

EnerSys signs 4-year agreement to supply Navistar with truck batteries

July 19, 2018: Battery manufacturer EnerSys has signed a four-year agreement with truck maker Navistar to supply it with Odyssey thin plate pure lead AGM batteries, the company confirmed on…

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Skeleton Technologies moves manufacturing to Dresden, Germany 300 168 Batteries International

Skeleton Technologies moves manufacturing to Dresden, Germany

July 19, 2018: Ultracapacitor maker Skeleton Technologies has shifted manufacturing from Tallinn, Estonia to the plant it set up in Dresden, Germany (pictured) last year, the firm confirmed on July 19.…

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ALABC joins European energy storage group 204 247 Batteries International

ALABC joins European energy storage group

July 19, 2018: The ALABC joined the European Association for the Storage of Energy, a membership organization that aims to promote energy storage across all applications, on July 16. EASE…

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MAC Engineering announces management changes 224 224 Batteries International

MAC Engineering announces management changes

July 19, 2018: Battery equipment maker MAC Engineering has announced a raft of management changes that will take effect on September 1. Current president Julie McClure (pictured) will become chairman after 25…

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DTSC criticized for ‘another step in wrong direction’ with plan to add lead batteries to priority products 200 200 Batteries International

DTSC criticized for ‘another step in wrong direction’ with plan to add lead batteries to priority products

July 19, 2018: Michael Kirschner, a former member of California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control’s advisory panel on SCP — safer consumer products — this week said the policy to add lead…

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ILA criticizes European Commission for adding lead to Candidate List of SVHC 443 114 Batteries International

ILA criticizes European Commission for adding lead to Candidate List of SVHC

July 5, 2018: A consortium of battery makers, lead producers and lead recyclers has criticized the European Chemicals Agency’s June 27 decision to put lead on its Candidate List of…

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Aqua Metals appoints Steve Cotton as de facto CEO 900 600 Batteries International

Aqua Metals appoints Steve Cotton as de facto CEO

July 5, 2018: Shariq Yosufzai, chairman of the board of Aqua Metals, announced in a letter to shareholders on June 26 that interim CEO Steve Cotton will continue in the…

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Exide Industries moves into lithium with Leclanché joint venture 1024 683 Batteries International

Exide Industries moves into lithium with Leclanché joint venture

July 5, 2018: India’s largest lead battery maker, Exide Industries, signed a joint venture with the Swiss lithium ion battery maker Leclanché on June 28 in a move that will…

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German start-up BOS announces intention to double production of hybrid lead and lithium units 900 900 Batteries International

German start-up BOS announces intention to double production of hybrid lead and lithium units

July 5, 2018: German start-up BOS —Balance of Storage Systems — says it intends to double the number of its hybrid lead and lithium battery units this year to reach…

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Enersys launches wireless forklift monitoring device 208 242 Batteries International

Enersys launches wireless forklift monitoring device

July 5, 2018: Battery maker EnerSys has launched a wireless monitoring device that helps forklift truck operators reduce costs, the firm announced on July 3. The Wi-iQ3 is the latest…

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