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Entek promotes VP of sales Americas, EMEA to global VP of sales 480 384 Batteries International

Entek promotes VP of sales Americas, EMEA to global VP of sales

September 20, 2018: Entek, the battery separator manufacturer, has promoted Clint Beutelschies to global vice president of sales. He will relocate to Singapore as part of his new remit. Beutelschies…

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Daramic announces capacity expansion in France to meet EFB demand 651 360 Batteries International

Daramic announces capacity expansion in France to meet EFB demand

September 13, 2018: Battery separator company Daramic is expanding its separator facility in France by 15% in response to growing demand, president Bryan Moorehead told BESB on September 13. “We…

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RSR reveals lead alloy ‘game-changer’ versus lithium 200 200 Batteries International

RSR reveals lead alloy ‘game-changer’ versus lithium

September 13, 2018: A ground-breaking lead alloy developed for the active material of lead acid batteries by RSR Technologies with the aid of real-time X-ray imaging technology has gone into…

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16ELBC goes off with a bang in Vienna 1024 683 Batteries International

16ELBC goes off with a bang in Vienna

September 13, 2018: Up to 1,000 people visited the 16th European Lead Battery Conference — the largest attendance ever in the conference’s history — in Vienna last week (September 3-7).…

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16ELBC workshop emphasizes need to standardize auxiliary car batteries 334 448 Batteries International

16ELBC workshop emphasizes need to standardize auxiliary car batteries

September 13, 2018: Battery makers and OEMs met on the eve of the European Lead Battery Conference in Vienna last week to discuss, among other things, the need to standardize…

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EUROBAT appoints Gert Meylemans as head of PR 450 450 Batteries International

EUROBAT appoints Gert Meylemans as head of PR

September 13, 2018: EUROBAT, the European battery manufacturers’ association, has appointed Gert Meylemans as senior manager of communications, it was announced at the 16ELBC in Vienna last week (September 3-7).…

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ALABC announces change of name to Consortium of Battery Innovation 200 200 Batteries International

ALABC announces change of name to Consortium of Battery Innovation

September 13, 2018: The International Lead Association announced at the ELBC last week that the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium was changing its name to the Consortium of Battery Innovation…

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Milan to be venue for 17ELBC in 2020 1024 689 Batteries International

Milan to be venue for 17ELBC in 2020

September 13, 2018: The next European Lead Battery Conference, the 17ELBC, will be held in the Italian city of Milan, it was confirmed at the 16ELBC gala dinner in Vienna…

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Ken Peters, 1928 – 2018 517 641 Batteries International

Ken Peters, 1928 – 2018

September 10, 2018: Ken Peters, one of the stalwarts of the lead battery industry for over half a century, died peacefully in his sleep yesterday morning. He was greatly admired…

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US DoD to install UltraBattery in its first self-sufficient independent microgrid 1024 682 Batteries International

US DoD to install UltraBattery in its first self-sufficient independent microgrid

August 30, 2018: The US Department of Defense unveiled an UltraBattery-backed microgrid at its Air National Guard base on Cape Cod in Massachusetts on August 29 in what will be…

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