Sakura introduces desulphator to extend life for deep cycle lead acid batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Sakura introduces desulphator to extend life for deep cycle lead acid batteries

April 27, 2015: A new product could be used to extend the life of the deep-cycle batteries typically used in off grid solar and wind power systems. The Battery Extra…

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James Sudworth Batteries International

James Sudworth

March 14, 2015: For almost half a century, Jim Sudworth of has been on a mission — often a bumpy one — to make a scientific and commercial success of…

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Kathryn Bullock Batteries International

Kathryn Bullock

March 1, 2015: The conception, invention and development of the VRLA battery has been an almost exclusively male preserve but one woman has made a remarkable contribution to its evolution…

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Of hybrids and hamburgers Batteries International

Of hybrids and hamburgers

March 1, 2015: Key to creating the electrification of transport in the future will be our ability to deliver an affordable battery pack. However, Larry Thomas, president of Primet Precision…

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Pacific Energy to promote Axion’s lead-carbon technology, products 150 150 Batteries International

Pacific Energy to promote Axion’s lead-carbon technology, products

March 1, 2015: Axion Power International, a developer of advanced lead-carbon batteries, has secured a strategic marketing, sales and reselling agreement with Pacific Energy Ventures, a technology and project development…

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Battery Solutions becomes first US recycler with automatic battery sorting Batteries International

Battery Solutions becomes first US recycler with automatic battery sorting

January 1, 2015: US battery recycler Battery Solutions has entered into an agreement to acquire state-of-the-art battery sorting technology from Sweden-based technology company Refind. The move makes Battery Solutions the…

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Problems ahead for China’s lead-acid tax 150 150 Batteries International

Problems ahead for China’s lead-acid tax

January 1, 2015: China’s 4% consumption tax on lead-acid batteries — to be introduced on January 1 next year — may not be enough to slow production to the point that…

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Lithium-ion market in India set to climb by 35% CAGR to 2020 150 150 Batteries International

Lithium-ion market in India set to climb by 35% CAGR to 2020

January 1, 2015: The market for lithium-ion batteries market in India is projected to witness double digit growth at over 35% CAGR during the next five years, according to a…

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Sacred Sun moves towards new battery production Batteries International

Sacred Sun moves towards new battery production

January 1, 2015: Chinese lead-acid battery manufacturer Sacred Sun has started work on the phase II construction of its expansion of the Sacred Sun Industrial Park. The purpose of the…

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Polypore sold in $3.2 billion two part deal but legal challenges to sale emerge 150 150 Batteries International

Polypore sold in $3.2 billion two part deal but legal challenges to sale emerge

January 1, 2015: Agreement was finalized in February for US battery separator firm Polypore International, to be split into two and sold for $3.2 billion. Asahi Kasei Corporation is to…

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