Marine battery industry to grow, Leoch wins supply deal Batteries International

Marine battery industry to grow, Leoch wins supply deal

June 8, 2017: The global yacht battery market has been forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.54% between 2017 and 2021, according to a report by…

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Hammond paste additives position firm for new regulatory readiness Batteries International

Hammond paste additives position firm for new regulatory readiness

June 8, 2017: Hammond Group’s latest developments in paste additive technology will allow the firm to stay at the forefront of conservation efforts to cut carbon emissions, customer service manager Stephan…

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ALABC, Crown Battery to analyse positive plates Batteries International

ALABC, Crown Battery to analyse positive plates

May 25, 2017: The Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium announced on May 25 it had begun work with Crown Battery in a fundamental science project to examine positive plate samples…

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Wärtsilä buys Greensmith Energy for undisclosed sum Batteries International

Wärtsilä buys Greensmith Energy for undisclosed sum

May 25, 2017: Wärtsilä, the Finland-based technology group, announced on May 15 it had bought software company, Greensmith Energy Management System, in a transaction that should close in July. No price…

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Aqua Metals wins Platts award for AquaRefining technology Batteries International

Aqua Metals wins Platts award for AquaRefining technology

May 25, 2017: Lead battery recycling firm Aqua Metals’ AquaRefining technology was on May 18 named Breakthrough Solution of the Year by S&P Global Platts, the energy and commodities markets…

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Exide to raise $200 million for capital projects Batteries International

Exide to raise $200 million for capital projects

May 25, 2017: Exide Technologies, the US-based lead battery manufacturer, distributor and recycler, on May 12 announced it was raising $200 million in funding for capital projects. This, said the company,…

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Johnson Controls expands number and size of battery plants in China Batteries International

Johnson Controls expands number and size of battery plants in China

May 25, 2017: Johnson Controls, the international battery maker, has told BESB it plans to build a plant in China in a joint venture with local carmaker BAIC that will…

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ABC signs Trojan as 3rd GreenSeal licensee Batteries International

ABC signs Trojan as 3rd GreenSeal licensee

May 25, 2017: Bipolar lead battery firm Advanced Battery Concepts announced on May 19 it had signed up deep-cycle battery maker Trojan Battery as a licensee for its GreenSeal technology.…

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Pier Giuseppe Bernini — 1967-2017 Batteries International

Pier Giuseppe Bernini — 1967-2017

May 11, 2017: It is with sadness that we report the death of Pier Giuseppe Bernini, general manager for Solith, the lithium subsidiary of Italian battery machine manufacturer Sovema. Pier…

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Integral Technologies enters talks with secret Asian lead battery maker Batteries International

Integral Technologies enters talks with secret Asian lead battery maker

May 11, 2017: ElectriPlast Corporation, the wholly-owned subsidiary of conductive plastics developer Integral Technologies, announced on May 4 it was in advanced discussions with a secret Asian lead-acid battery manufacturer…

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