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AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers battery pack manufacturing capabilities for hybrid and electric vehicles, power tools and energy storage applications

January 15, 2020

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Boston

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MASSACHUSETTS

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United States

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces a wide range of resistance and laser welding capabilities for manufacturing battery packs for hybrid and electric vehicles. AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE helps customers select the right tab to terminal connection welding system for batteries used in power train electrification of cars, trucks, buses and motorbikes. Also available are systems for welding battery packs used in cordless power tools and energy storage, including power walls. AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE offers six laser welding technologies, four resistance welding technologies and micro-arc welding (also known as pulse-arc). Application experts recommend the right system based on the battery type, tab material

KORE Power Receives Initial Mark 1™ Cell Testing Results from NOVONIX Battery Testing Services

January 14, 2020

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COEUR D'ALENE

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Idaho

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United States

KORE Power, a leading manufacturer of high density, high voltage energy storage solutions, today announced that it received impressive performance and efficiency testing results related to the lithium-ion cells used in its Mark 1™ energy storage system. Novonix Battery Testing Services, Inc. ( “NOVONIX,” a subsidiary of Novonix Ltd. (ASX: NVX)), an expert in the field of battery materials evaluation and design, delivered the initial test results to KORE Power. NOVONIX tested several aspects of KORE Power’s battery cell performance characteristics and found the following: KORE Power's electrode and electrolyte chemistry use industry-leading materials Early cycle life testing data on the

Bloomy Software Update Simplifies Control of Multiple Battery Simulator 1200 Instruments

January 9, 2020

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Windsor

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CT

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United States

Addressing the demand for variety in battery test configurations, Bloomy released version 3 of the Soft Front Panel for its Battery Simulator 1200. The Battery Simulator 1200 provides 12 independently programmable cells that sink and source current for safe, efficient testing of battery management systems (BMS). The updated Soft Front Panel application provides a more intuitive interface for a PC to connect, monitor and control multiple Battery Simulator 1200 instruments over CAN and Ethernet interface ports. The update also simplifies configuration capabilities, enabling battery electrification companies to more easily simulate a variety of module, string and pack configurations. The Soft

Tubbesing Solutions to Provide ASCO Critical Power Equipment and Solutions

January 9, 2020

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., January 09, 2020 — ASCO Power Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that Tubbesing Solutions LLC has agreed to represent ASCO Power Technologies in northern and southeast Texas as well as Oklahoma and Arkansas. With more than 30 years of experience representing critical power equipment manufacturers, Tubbesing is a long-standing leader in developing and deploying critical power solutions for facilities in the region. Tubbesing Solutions has historically offered mission-critical solutions, services, and software for facilities requiring 100% uptime. The firm specializes in solving critical power needs for data centers, hospitals, government sites, factories, and commercial facilities. Their proficiency,

Hong Kong Displays Top Innovators at CES 2020

January 8, 2020

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Redondo Beach

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California

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United States

Electronics innovation will be on vibrant display in the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) 43rd annual Hong Kong Pavilion at CES,  featuring 47 companies in bold and exciting exhibits that showcase why electronics is the number one export for the world city. Strategically located in the heart of Asia, within a five-hour flight to half of the world's population, Hong Kong has long been a hotbed of entrepreneurship. The city boasts the fifth-fastest growing start-up ecosystem in the world and was the world's #1 IPO center in 2019. It's strong global financial hub, coupled with the city's supportive regulatory

UNIPOWER INTRODUCES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND 400-AMP DC POWER RETROFIT SYSTEM

January 7, 2020

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Coral Springs

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FL

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United States

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 7, 2020 -- UNIPOWER, Inc., a world-leading supplier of industrial AC and DC power supplies, today introduced the power industry’s first 400 AMP DC power system retrofit kit to provide customers with a cost-effective alternative to replacing entire power management control systems. Priced fractions lower than the costs of purchasing totally new equipment, UNIPOWER’s new Guardian AGM Retrofit Kit is designed to replace the older, often obsolete power components.   “Some installed AGM power systems are more than 20 years old and well past their projected life span,” said John Ely, UNIPOWER’S vice president of marketing. 

The Coretec Group Opens its New Office in Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 6, 2020

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Ann Arbor

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MI

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United States

ANN ARBOR, MI -- January 6, 2020 -- The Coretec Group, Inc., (OTC PINK:CRTG) (the "Company"), a company developing a portfolio of silicon-based materials utilizing Cyclohexasilane ("CHS") to pursue commercial development of products in energy-focused verticals, announced today that the Company will open a new office at the Michigan Innovation Headquarters (MI-HQ) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on January 6, 2020. Establishing a presence in Ann Arbor is an important step forward in Coretec's growth and technology development strategy. Michigan is ideal for recruiting top materials science talent and, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the state has the highest concentration of

ASCO 16.5 kV Containerized Load Bank Solves Testing Challenges for Large Facilities

December 13, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

For medium voltage load testing, multiple load banks and external transformers are often needed to apply sufficient load for generator testing. To simplify testing in large medium voltage applications, ASCO Power Technologies, Inc., introduces its 8850 Containerized Load Bank. Offering 4500 kVA in a single 30-foot transportable container, the unit is designed to be moved from site-to-site and reduce transformer cabling logistics. The 8850 Containerized Load Bank is well-suited for testing power sources at large hospitals and large data centers. It offers flexibility for equipment rental vendors that provide a broad range of test capabilities. Its key features include: Capacity

Cementex Announces Double-Insulated 9-inch Universal Pliers

December 10, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of Cementex double-insulated 9-inch Universal Pliers, designed for safe use in Arc Flash environments. The 9-inch pliers are an integral part of any technician’s tool kit. Cementex 9-inch Universal Pliers feature innovative Cementex double insulation technology. The double insulated tools feature a yellow warning layer underneath the outer orange layer; if the outside insulation is damaged, posing a safety risk, the yellow layer begins to show, and technicians can know that they must replace the tools. These Cementex pliers are heat-treated and feature a compact head with serrated jaws

Fujitsu releases high-capacity power relay with long contact life

December 10, 2019

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SUNNYVALE

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CA

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United States

Fujitsu Components America has announced a 150A power relay with a mechanical life of 300,000 operations (min.) -- one of the highest in its class -- an electric life of 30,000 operations (min.) for make 150A, 450VDC/ break 5A, 450VDC. The FTR-E3 series is a 1 Form X relay that can safely cut off high DC voltages. It is suitable for use in a range of automotive, alternative energy and industrial applications that require power generation, energy storage, inverter control and DC load controls. The sealed relay features an arc extinguishing plate for arc suppression that eliminates the use of

New Additive to Extend the Lifetime of Lithium-ion Batteries.

December 9, 2019

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Goole

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East Yorkshire

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United Kingdom

Croda International Plc, who use ‘smart science’ to ‘improve lives’ in societies and industries everywhere, has today launched Hypermer Volt 4000, an innovative additive that extends battery life by distributing conductive carbon on battery electrodes more evenly. Extension of battery life is a key objective for automotive and personal electronics manufacturers who want to maximise the lifetime of their products to meet the demands and expectations of the end-user. Having undergone independent 3rd party testing, batteries containing Hypermer Volt 4000 demonstrated up to 41% increase in battery capacity after charge and discharge events versus the current industry solution, polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP).

UNIPOWER NAMES JOHN CANADAY EASTERN REGION DIRECTOR OF SALES

December 3, 2019

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Coral Springs

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Fla

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United States

Dec. 3, 2019 (Coral Springs, Fla.) – UNIPOWER, a leading provider of AC and DC power systems for mission critical industrial and commercial applications, today named John Canaday of Goffstown, NH, Director of Sales for the company’s eastern regional territory.   With more than a quarter century of senior level sales experience in industrial products and services, Canaday will oversee the sales of high efficiency power technologies and manufacturing power products, working with buyers, engineers and supply chain managers, according to John Ely, vice president of marketing for UNIPOWER.   Previously, Canaday served the last four years as regional sales

Switch Mission-Critical Medium Voltage Loads to Backup Power Sources

November 29, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

ASCO 7000 SERIES Medium Voltage Transfer Switches Provide Rugged Designs for Large Loads Florham Park, N.J., U.S.A. — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, highlights its 7000 SERIES Medium Voltage Automatic Transfer Switches for medium voltage back-up power applications. Designed to reduce outage risks in mission-critical facilities, these switches transfer loads between medium voltage power sources for the demanding needs of large hospitals, data centers, telecom exchanges, and industrial facilities. ASCO 7000 SERIES Medium Voltage Transfer Switches transfer loads in between normal and emergency sources in 5kv or 15kv-class systems. Their primary benefits include: Direct

UNIPOWER NAMES ALAN FORSTER CENTRAL REGION DIRECTOR OF SALES

November 18, 2019

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Coral Springs

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Florida

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United States

Nov. 18, 2019 (Coral Springs, Fla.) – UNIPOWER, a leading provider of AC and DC power systems for mission critical industrial and commercial applications, today announced the appointment of Alan Forster of Austin, Texas, as its new central region director of sales. According to John Ely, vice president of marketing for UNIPOWER, Forster brings more than 20 years of sales and managerial experience to the position in which he will oversee the sales of high efficiency power technologies and manufacturing power products, working with channel partners, buyers, engineers and supply chain managers. Before joining the UNIPOWER team, he served the

KORE Power and Redetel Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Sales Efforts in Central America

November 14, 2019

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Coeur D'Alene

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Idaho

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United States

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Nov. 14, 2019 -- KORE Power, a leading developer of high-density, high-voltage energy storage solutions, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) to enter into a strategic alliance with Redetel, S.A. and Runisol SA (“Redetel”) to promote, market and sell solutions for energy storage projects in Central America. Through this strategic alliance, both KORE Power and Redetel will be able to enhance each other’s business opportunities. Redetel will provide energy storage asset integration services and KORE Power will provide its Mark 1™ energy storage battery system (the “Mark 1”) for industrial applications. Redetel

Shifted Energy Named to Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Commercial Buildings and Housing Cohort

November 13, 2019

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HONOLULU

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HI

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United States

 Shifted Energy has been selected as one of ten companies nationally to receive funding and technical support from the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U. S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Selected for the incubator’s commercial buildings and housing cohort, Shifted Energy’s grid-interactive water heater (GIWH) technology helps stabilize the grid, absorb excess renewable energy, and reduce peak demand at a fraction of the cost of batteries. IN2  is the proven model for assisting clean technology and agriculture companies to accelerate their

Cementex to introduce FINISH PROTECTING line of tools at SEMA 2019

November 13, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces that its experts will showcase; in addition to their renowned line of insulated tools, their new line of Finish Protecting Tools at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, which will be held November 5-8, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Visitors to Booth 34264 will be able to discuss safety tool solutions with Cementex experts and view the new Finish Protecting tools, the full line of electrical protective hand tools and new Service Tech Pack Kits. The new Finish Protecting line of tools on display

Maximizing throughput and minimizing downtime in battery production with ultrasonics

November 13, 2019

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Bartlett

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IL

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United States

Energy storage is one of the hot-button topics worldwide. E-mobility, mega factories, and more common stationary applications are relying heavily on lithium-ion batteries, for decentralized energy storage – creating huge industry growth and demand. The requirements for battery products have thus become increasingly diverse and complex. Ultrasonic welding systems by Herrmann Ultrasonics help manufacturers meet the highest standards in weld quality and comply with today’s requirements for process monitoring, quality assurance, and data acquisition. The design of the Herrmann Ultrasonics HiS welding system, is flexible and modular, allowing for easy and rapid integration into different types of production lines for

Maximizing throughput and minimizing downtime in battery production with ultrasonics

November 12, 2019

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,

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United States

Energy storage is one of the hot-button topics worldwide. E-mobility, mega factories, and more common stationary applications are relying heavily on lithium-ion batteries, for decentralized energy storage – creating huge industry growth and demand. The requirements for battery products have thus become increasingly diverse and complex. Ultrasonic welding systems by Herrmann Ultrasonics help manufacturers meet the highest standards in weld quality and comply with today’s requirements for process monitoring, quality assurance, and data acquisition. The design of the Herrmann Ultrasonics HiS welding system, is flexible and modular, allowing for easy and rapid integration into different types of production lines for

Immediate Email Notification of System Voltage Anomalies Now Available

November 11, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Power quality issues are much more common than most owners realize. Facilities today suffer from a myriad of power anomalies that affect the reliability of business operations. Voltage surges, sags, swells and harmonics degrade equipment and electronics over time and many of these issues are easily avoidable. ASCO Power Technologies’ Active Surge Monitor (ASM), offers voltage monitoring capabilities, coupled with industrial-strength surge protection, to help identify and track voltage related issues.   When power quality issues arise in a facility, it’s prudent to identify the type of problem so it can be effectively addressed. Power protection products, like surge protective

ESS Inc. Raises $30 Million From Investor Group to Expand Company and Deploy Next-Generation Flow Battery Energy Storage Systems

October 30, 2019

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Portland

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Oregon

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United States

October 28, 2019 – ESS Inc., a leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, announced that it has secured $30 million in a Series C investment round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and SoftBank Group’s SB Energy. The funding group includes new investors Evergy Ventures and leading Southeast Asia-based chemical company PTT Global Chemical (GC), joining earlier backers who also invested in this round:BASF Venture Capital, Cycle Capital Management, Presidio Partners Investment Management, IPM Group, and Pangaea Ventures.   The new funding will be used to expand and automate the manufacturing process of ESS Inc.’s second-generation iron

KORE Power Intends to Build 10 GWh Battery Manufacturing Plant in the U.S.

October 22, 2019

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COEUR D’ALENE

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Idaho

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United States

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, Oct. 22, 2019 -- KORE Power, a leading developer of high-density, high-voltage energy storage solutions, today announced its intentions to build a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. to support global growth efforts for its Mark 1TM Energy Storage System.  The new facility will produce systems that are made in the USA and will stimulate economic growth with 2,000 U.S.-based manufacturing jobs. The new one million square foot facility will be used to manufacture and produce the company’s Mark 1TM Energy Storage System using state-of-the-art, fully automated battery assembly lines and processes. Once completed, the plant

Dow introduces new products to South Korean market, features robust portfolio of conductive silicones at InterBattery 2019

October 17, 2019

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Pittsfield

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MA

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United States

Dow introduces new products to South Korean market, features robust portfolio of conductive silicones at InterBattery 2019 Dow’s booth spotlights company’s fast-growing portfolio of thermally and electrically conductive silicones for e-mobility applications.     SEOUL, South Korea – October 16, 2019 – Dow (NYSE: Dow), a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, introduced here at InterBattery 2019 (Booth M500) two products for the South Korean market:  DOWSIL™ EA-4700 CV Adhesive, a fast room-temperature cure adhesive for e-mobility substrates, and DOWSIL™ thermally conductive gap fillers for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The company is also spotlighting DOWSIL™ EC-6601 Electrically Conductive

New Cementex YouTube Channel Features Demonstrations and Educational Videos

October 4, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

New Cementex YouTube Channel Features Demonstrations and Educational Videos Learn how to use tools and equipment safely and productively  Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, is excited to announce its new YouTube Channel, which features demonstrations and educational videos to help customers understand how to use tools safely and productively. First up is a video demonstration on how to use the Cementex CPGI Glove Inflator as part of the OSHA required physical inspection of Class 0 and 00 insulating rubber gloves. The demo shows how easy-to-use design features like the non-slip, non-marring base make visual inspections a snap.

PowerTech Water to Accelerate Commercialization of Breakthrough CapCo™ Products for Removal of Heavy Metals in Battery Manufacturing

October 3, 2019

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Lexington

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Ky

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United States

PowerTech Water, a developer of cleantech water treatment technologies for lead-acid battery manufacturers, has received a $1.5 million Series A round of funding to accelerate the commercialization of its CapCo™ Capacitive Coagulation modules and systems. PowerTech Water develops and markets water treatment products that remove heavy metals from water using its patent-pending CapCo carbon electrode technology. CapCo actively attracts, immobilizes and filters metals with over 99% selectivity. It provides a simplified yet powerful solution that requires no chemicals and generates no toxic sludge by-products while lowering OpEx by up to 90 percent and reducing maintenance requirements. CapCo systems are being