AGM aftermarket falters as drivers disable start-stop function Batteries International

AGM aftermarket falters as drivers disable start-stop function

August 10, 2017: Johnson Controls, the world’s largest start-stop battery manufacturer, told BESB on August 10 that ‘parties’ were discussing the complete removal of the option to override the start-stop…

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Cheeseman leaves Encell, sets up cooperative consultancy, Energy Blues Batteries International

Cheeseman leaves Encell, sets up cooperative consultancy, Energy Blues

July 20, 2017: Dr Cheeseman — best known across the industry through her research work at Duracell, Spectrum and Exide — has left start-up Encell and, this July, set up…

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NSG Group joins Entek and Separindo to expand separator production in Asia Batteries International

NSG Group joins Entek and Separindo to expand separator production in Asia

July 20, 2017: Battery separator firm Entek International and its Asian partner Separindo confirmed on July 13 it had reached an agreement with the Japanese glass company NSG Group to…

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Hammond Group, Inc. hires Ho as new VP of research and development Batteries International

Hammond Group, Inc. hires Ho as new VP of research and development

July 20, 2017: Lead-acid battery technology firm Hammond Group, Inc. appointed electrochemist Marvin Ho, who previously worked at Trojan Battery and CSB Battery Technologies, as vice president of research and…

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Trojan appoints Oezcan as director of renewable energy sales Batteries International

Trojan appoints Oezcan as director of renewable energy sales

July 20 ,2017: Deep-cycle battery manufacturer Trojan Battery appointed Erguen Oezcan, the former president of Hoppecke Batteries’ US arm, as senior director of sales for renewable energy on July 12.…

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Final Exide clean-up plan criticized by locals and county officials Batteries International

Final Exide clean-up plan criticized by locals and county officials

July 20, 2017: Up to 2,500 properties within a 1.7-mile radius of the now-notorious Exide lead battery recycling plant at Vernon, Los Angeles, will be cleaned up over a two-year…

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Digatron mourns sudden passing of most senior employee Batteries International

Digatron mourns sudden passing of most senior employee

July 20, 2017: Digatron Power Electronics has announced the sudden passing of the company’s most senior employee, Wolfram Mühlhausen, who died on June 26 just a day after his 66th…

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Metair gains foothold in China with 25% stake in German battery maker Batteries International

Metair gains foothold in China with 25% stake in German battery maker

July 6, 2017: The South African battery storage and automotive components group of companies Metair Investments acquired 25.1% of the German battery manufacturer Akkumulatorenfabrik Moll (Gertrud Moll) for almost $8.5…

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Sovema announces name change as firm expands Li-ion equipment Batteries International

Sovema announces name change as firm expands Li-ion equipment

July 6, 2017: Lead-acid battery equipment manufacturer Sovema changed its name to Sovema Group on June 14 in line with the company’s expansions into making machinery for the lithium-ion battery…

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Pb2017: A look back, a look forward Batteries International

Pb2017: A look back, a look forward

July 6, 2017: The International Lead Association held its 20th conference (Pb2017) last week in Berlin with a series of presentations showing yet again that the future of lead is…

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