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Ford quality supplier honour for East Penn

November 3, 2022: East Penn Manufacturing has again been accredited as a top quality supplier to the Ford Motor Company, the US battery manufacturer announced on October 21. The Q1…

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ENTEK’s Medford joins White House skills investment event

November 3, 2022: Kimberly Medford, president of ENTEK Manufacturing, took part in a White House event on November 2 in support of the Talent Pipeline Challenge — a US government-backed…

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Sunlight’s Technoform acquires battery cases firm Netelco

November 3, 2022: Sunlight Group subsidiary Technoform acquired Greek battery cases producer Netelco on October 17 for an undisclosed sum, the companies have announced. Netelco, based near Sunlight’s headquarters in…

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New STC system slashes gas usage for lead recycler Monbat

October 28, 2022: Italian lead recycler and engineering company STC said on October 20 that the installation of a new energy recovery system at a lead recycling plant operated by…

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EU lawmakers fear a battery materials ‘dependency’ in shift to EVs

October 28, 2022: EU legislators say they fear a rapid shift to electric mobility will leave Europe too reliant on other countries for battery raw materials, amid concerns that supply…

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Toyota, JERA launch second-life BESS with hybrid, lithium/nickel/lead battery mix

October 28, 2022: Japan’s Toyota group and domestic power utility giant JERA have commissioned a second-life battery storage system comprising lithium ion, nickel metal-hydride and lead acid chemistries, the companies…

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MAC and Inbatec partnership to strengthen supply chain

October 28, 2022: A further rationalization of the battery manufacturing supply chain was announced on October 28 with Michigan-headquartered MAC Engineering using its distribution strength across North and South America…

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Slowdown forecast in global demand for refined lead

October 28, 2022: Global demand for refined lead metal is forecast to increase by 0.8% to 12.42 million tonnes this year after rising by 4.6% in 2021, according to latest…

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London EV Show

Date: November 29 – December 1, 2022 The inaugural edition of the London EV Show emerged as the leading international EV event in terms of participation & execution. Despite the…

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Nyrstar’s Port Pirie smelter closed for A$45m works project

October 20, 2022: Nyrstar has shut down its Port Pirie lead smelter in South Australia as part of a planned A$45 million ($28 million) works programme, BESB has learned. A…

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