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Soteria's Fourth Issued Patent Ensures Industry Access to Critical Safety Technology

April 1, 2021

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Greenville

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South Carolina

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United States

The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued to Soteria Battery Innovation Group (BIG) a fourth patent for critical lithium-ion battery (LIB) safety technology that eliminates the root cause of thermal runaway.  Today’s LIBs are safe, but also potentially unsafe if damaged, abused or if they contain a manufacturing defect.  These four issued US patents cover technology that changes potentially unsafe LIBs into inherently safe ones. Soteria’s FRAND licensing business model ensures the entire industry will have access to these battery materials which can provide inherent safety in cell phones, drones, electric cars and energy storage systems.  Today, the Soteria

Tech R&D Firm Commit Brings Services to North America Under Leadership of CRO and Managing Director, Max Nirenberg

March 25, 2021

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New York

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New Yok

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United States

Commit, the leading Israeli-based global tech and custom software solutions company, today announced its expansion into North America with the launch of Commit USA. The new business unit is led by Max Nirenberg, serving as Chief Revenue Officer and Managing Director, and is headquartered in New York City. Nirenberg will lead and optimize Commit’s growing international organization, oversee strategic planning for the global account management teams and ensure the company’s innovative and unparalleled delivery capabilities meet the US market needs. “The pace of tech innovation has never been more intense, with more startups launching, and failing, than ever before. A

Electriq Power to Provide Industry-Leading PowerPod 2 Systems to Residents of Parlier, California, Under Innovative Home Solar and Energy Efficiency Program

March 22, 2021

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Parlier

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CA

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United States

Electriq Power (“Electriq”), a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, today announced that Parlier Home Solar selected the company to provide full programmatic development and financing for the City of Parlier, California’s new Home Solar and Energy Efficiency Program. Electriq’s industry-leading energy storage solution, the PowerPod 2, will be the exclusive intelligent home battery used by the program. Through the program’s City Council-approved Power Purchase Agreement, virtually all of Parlier’s more than 4,000 homeowners, regardless of means, will have access to a solar power system equipped with an Electriq PowerPod storage system, thus helping

Sakor Technologies Hybrid and Electrical Vehicle Powertrain Testing

March 17, 2021

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Owosso

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Michigan

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United States

By Randal Beattie, SAKOR Technologies Inc. Over the past decade, most transportation markets, from automotive, to military, aircraft, and even space systems have seen a tremendous surge of interest in hybrid and electric vehicle technology. To gain the promised efficiency benefits and green profile of these vehicles, it is important to conduct driveline and component testing during design and manufacturing that is specially adapted to the particular nature of hybrid and electric vehicles. Hybrid and electric drivetrains have several features that make testing them very different from the standard testing conducted on internal combustion (IC) only systems. Hybrid and electric systems use

Falcon Electric Announces SL LiFePO4 UPS Battery Backup Solution

March 16, 2021

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Irwindale

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CA

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United States

Falcon Electric, Inc., a leading manufacturer of award-winning, online Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs), introduces its lightweight SL LiFePO4 UPS family with lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries that feature three to four times longer runtimes over lead-acid-based UPSs. Falcon’s 1 to 3kVA SL UPS features lithium iron phosphate batteries that provide maximum reliability and service life. Unlike other lithium-ion battery types, Falcon’s LiFePO4 batteries are safe as the lithium iron phosphate cathode material is a very stable chemistry that is not subject to thermal runaway, making them virtually incombustible even in high-temperature environments. The SL LiFePO4 batteries also feature a 10-year

Electriq Power Signs High-Volume Commercial Supply Agreement with Multi-Billion-Dollar Global Manufacturer to Deliver Company’s PowerPod Energy Storage Systems

March 11, 2021

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San Leandro

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CA

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United States

Electriq Power (“Electriq”), a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announces that it has executed a three-year private label agreement valued at up to $200 million for its PowerPod home energy storage systems, with a multi-billion-dollar U.S.-based company. The customer is a diversified global manufacturer of power generation systems and equipment that employs personnel and owns assets in most industrialized parts of the world.   Under the agreement, Electriq Power will supply home energy storage solutions based on its industry-leading PowerPod platform, for distribution and sales through its customer’s extensive network in North America

Venture Plastics Expands Again with Addition of Two New Nissei Injection Molding Presses

March 9, 2021

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Newton Falls

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OH

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United States

Venture Plastics, Inc. --- a full-service, ISO/IATF 16949 certified custom thermoplastic injection molder with processing facilities in Newton Falls, Ohio and El Paso, Texas has purchased two new Nissei injection molding presses to meet customer growing demand. Venture Plastics is adding a 123 Ton Nissei injection molding press with a Yushin robot in El Paso, TX to be shipped March 2021. The other Nissei press is a 197 Ton with robotic automation delivered to the Newton Falls, OH facility in February 2021. Both presses will be equipped with RJG eDARTS for process control. This brings Venture Plastics to a total of

Green Cubes Technology Expands to Meet Demand for Green Power Infrastructure

March 4, 2021

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Kokomo

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Indiana

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United States

Green Cubes Technology today announced broad company expansion and rebranding to capture the new scope and scale of the company. Green Cubes added North American facilities, established operations in Europe and is expanding product lines for the Material Handling and Data Center markets. Increasing industrial output and e-commerce is a key factor driving global demand for material handling equipment, and there is continued demand for online data storage that started with digital globalization and is exponentially increasing with the remote workforce. At the same time, green initiatives are gaining public and private support. While the need to decrease fossil-fuel dependency

ESS Inc. Welcomes Raffi Garabedian to Board of Directors

February 23, 2021

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WILSONVILLE

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Oregon

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United States

ESS Inc., a manufacturer of long-duration iron-based flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, announces the addition of renewable energy industry veteran Raffi Garabedian to their board of directors. Prior to joining the ESS board, Garabedian had a distinguished career in the solar industry, where he was a key member of First Solar’s executive team during a period of precipitous and industry-leading growth. Most recently, Garabedian served as the company’s Chief Technology Officer from 2012 through 2020. Garabedian joined First Solar in 2008 as Director of Disruptive Technologies and was promoted to VP of Advanced Technology two years

Labelmaster Launches Online 3D Hazmat Training Experiences

February 22, 2021

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Chicago

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IL

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United States

Labelmaster, the leading provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), today announced the launch of new 3D online training experiences to provide more interactive, real-life training to supply chain professionals responsible for shipping hazmat. The experiences immerse trainees in a virtual warehouse where they must make real-time decisions and confront real-world challenges as they attempt to safely and compliantly ship flammable liquids or lithium batteries. Visit www.labelmaster.com/3d-dg to view a demo. Developed in partnership with award-winning interactive experiential agency NEXT/NOW, these digital experiences enhance Labelmaster’s industry-leading DG

Quest Controls introduces the TELSEC® MP1 designed to address the monitoring and alarming requirements of critical infrastructure equipment and facilities for multiple industries.

February 16, 2021

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Palmetto

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Florida

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United States

Quest Controls, Inc. is pleased to introduce the cost-effective TELSEC® MP1 to monitor critical equipment and the environment in cabinets, closets, cages, and small rooms found in data centers, telecommunications, cable/broadband, utilities, governmental, industrial, commercial, and multi-residential facilities. The MP1 will monitor environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, and fire/smoke, and critical infrastructure such as DC & AC power, ATS, generators, fuel level, inverters, UPS, battery strings, and other critical systems.   The MP1 is a low-cost monitoring solution that acts as an early warning system providing a real-time view of your remote sites to prevent network down time and

ESS Inc. Announces the Energy Center™, a Flexible, Scalable and Environmentally Sustainable Long-Duration Battery Storage System

February 10, 2021

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WILSONVILLE

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Oregon

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United States

ESS Inc., a manufacturer of long-duration iron-based flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, announces the launch of its next-generation storage solution, the Energy Center™. The Energy Center is a flexible utility-scale energy storage system designed and sized to the specific needs of front-side-of-the-meter use cases and larger commercial and industrial facilities. Based on the company’s second-generation, 12+-hour duration flow battery power module, the Energy Center’s design approach leverages and builds upon the company’s proven containerized storage structure to deliver compelling value for asset owners and the lowest environmental impact to the planet. In contrast to the company’s field-proven Energy

Electriq Power Introduces AC-Coupled PowerPod 2 LFP-Based Residential Battery Storage System

February 4, 2021

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San Leandro

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CA

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United States

Electriq Power (“Electriq”), a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announces the launch and ready availability of the PowerPod 2 AC-Coupled, the latest addition to their industry-leading family of PowerPod residential battery systems. The high-performance, cobalt-free PowerPod 2 AC-Coupled boasts even higher power output with LFP-based batteries and three models of usable capacity—AC-10 (kWh), AC-15 (kWh), and AC-20 (kWh)—to meet every homeowner's energy storage needs. Notable features of the PowerPod 2 AC-Coupled include: 7.6 kW of continuous power output Outdoor-rated battery (NEMA 3R) Integrates with most solar inverters Four operating modes: Backup, Time of Use, Self-Supply,

Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

January 27, 2021

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

By Franko Gregory and Dwayne Somers, Cementex Products, Inc. Arc flash incidents are of major concern for personnel working with energized equipment. When first adopted by OSHA in 2006 (1), the arc flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worn by these personnel was often hot, uncomfortable, and cumbersome. Innovations in arc flash PPE, however, are maintaining and even increasing user safety while also improving users’ experience of comfort and visibility. Improved ventilation systems and the addition of hi-calorie lift front face shields help to reduce the cumbersome nature of PPE while keeping personnel safer than ever on the job. Arc flash

A new era for international technology firm, SUNLIGHT

January 27, 2021

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,

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Greece

SUNLIGHT, a member of the Olympia Group and a leading international technology firm in energy production and storage has updated its corporate identity to reflect its new business strategy. Having recently completed a joint venture with Italian energy storage manufacturer, BMG Energy, and with plans to open a new subsidiary in North Carolina, USA, the company is bolstering its aim to dominate the international batteries and energy storage market by enhancing its business model. The new model will help the company provide innovative and green energy storage options to its customers in more than 100+ countries around the world. With

Former EnerNOC Chairman and CEO, Tim Healy, Among New Members of Packetized Energy’s Board of Advisors

January 26, 2021

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Burlington

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VT

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United States

Former EnerNOC Chairman and CEO, Tim Healy, Among New Members of Packetized Energy’s Board of Advisors   Company’s expanding advisory board will support business development and strategic partnerships to enable rapid new growth   Packetized Energy announced that Tim Healy, former Chairman and CEO of energy intelligence and demand response leader EnerNOC, and Allison Bates Wannop, Founder of 44 North PLC, have joined its Board of Advisors.   “I’m thrilled to welcome Tim and Allison to our advisory board. Tim’s deep expertise in the energy industry and track record of growing companies in the electricity sector will be invaluable as

Electrically Conductive Gaskets with Nickel-Aluminum Particle Fillers

January 22, 2021

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Philadelphia

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Pennsylvania

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United States

Stockwell Elastomerics, Inc. announces the availability of EMI shielding gaskets and sheet materials produced with nickel-coated aluminum particles for long-term shielding effectiveness and galvanic protection of electrical housings installed in marine environments and similar harsh environments. Die cut gaskets or waterjet cut gaskets are available from .020” thick to .125” thickness, and compression molded gaskets are available custom molded from uncured compound if sealing beads or similar design features will benefit the performance of the housing.   Two compounds are initially available to select from. SNA-568 nickel-aluminum filled silicone is 68 durometer Shore A, and will perform in most applications

Hong Kong Innovation Takes Center Stage at CES 2021

January 12, 2021

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Las Vegas

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Nevada

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United States

Hong Kong innovation and technology expertise will be on vibrant display at CES 2021, with 22 of the region’s leading entrepreneurs and innovators exhibiting at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) 44th annual Hong Kong Pavilion at CES. Held virtually from January 11 – 14, this year’s exhibits will showcase why Hong Kong is the ideal incubator and launchpad for tech innovation and global business success. Hong Kong has long been a leading source of entrepreneurship and tech innovation, and despite global economic slowdowns in 2020, the city has continued to be a hotbed for business development across Asia

AMADA WELD TECH Announces CD-A1000A Capacitive Discharge Welder

January 12, 2021

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Monrovia

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California

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United States

AMADA WELD TECH, INC., a leading manufacturer of welding, marking, cutting, sealing, and bonding technology, announces the release of the CD-A1000A, a 1000 watt-second advanced capacitive discharge welder, ideal for battery tab welding, honeycomb tacking, and welding of conductive terminals. This next generation CD welder is the latest in a long line of CD welders manufactured by AMADA WELD TECH.  The unit is automation-ready and features dual pulse output with control and monitoring of both pulses. The dual pulse function helps overcome surface inconsistencies –such as dirt and oil contamination - during the first pulse and makes consistent welds with

IP65 RATED HELiION FEN SERIES EXPANDS OUTDOOR STORAGE OPTIONS

January 7, 2021

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Newton

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MA

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United States

MPINarada announces the new IP65 outdoor-rated, UL 1973 certified HELiION FEN Series 48V Lithium LFP battery system.  With innovation and advancements in online technology moving faster than ever, the demand for bandwidth increases exponentially, giving rise to the increased need for secure battery backup solutions.  The Narada IP65 rated HELiION FEN Series batteries are secure, quality batteries that can be used outside an existing structure, or on a pole, and provide multiple benefits anywhere outdoor power is needed.  The advanced intelligence of the lithium battery technology features a simple installation and load/charge system integration.  Its energy transfer patented technology provides