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Dow launches next generation of silicone optical bonding materials for automotive, consumer displays at CES Asia

June 11, 2019

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Pittsfield

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MA

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United States

SHANGHAI – June 11, 2019 – Dow Performance Silicones, a global leader in silicones, silicone-based technology and innovation is unveiling at CES Asia 2019 (booth N1-1014) two new optical bonding solutions for automotive and consumer displays exposed to harsh environmental conditions. They include DOWSIL™ VE-2003 UV Optical Bonding Material, designed to bond a glass or plastic display cover and touch panel to the LCD or OLED display module, and DOWSIL™ VE-4001 UV Electrode Protective Resin, which protects electrodes on the display module. "As interactive displays in connected vehicles play an increasingly vital role in safety, navigation and entertainment, consumers expect

FM Global shares new fire protection and installation guidance for lithium-ion energy storage systems

June 10, 2019

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Johnston

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RI

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United States

For Immediate Release:     Media Contact Hannah Kaplan Phone: 401 415 1797 E-mail: Hannah.Kaplan@fmglobal.com FM Global shares new fire protection and installation guidance for lithium-ion energy storage systems Publicly available research to inform building and fire codes for safe installation practices Lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS), in high demand for supplying energy to buildings and power grids but under scrutiny for recent fires and explosions, are the focus of new fire protection and installation guidance from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. The complete scientific research findings, the first of their kind to be shared

Dow to spotlight new silicone optical bonding, thermally conductive and EMI shielding solutions at CES Asia 2019

June 7, 2019

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Pittsfield

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MA

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United States

SHANGHAI – June 7, 2019 – Dow Performance Silicones, a global leader in silicones, silicone-based technology and innovation will showcase a wide range of new and recently introduced silicone-based solutions for automotive, communications and consumer electronics applications at CES Asia 2019 (booth N1-1014) from June 11 to 13, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. As a leading customer innovation partner, the company is proactively developing advanced silicone technologies to meet new demands driven by key trends. Dow’s renowned DOWSIL™ and SILASTIC™ solutions for optical bonding, molding, adhesion, heat dissipation and electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding are key to enable emerging

Responsible Battery Coalition, Backhaul Alaska Partner to Support Battery Retrieval from Remote Alaskan Communities

June 5, 2019

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Washington

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District of Columbia

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United States

Responsible Battery Coalition, Backhaul Alaska Partner to Support Battery Retrieval from Remote Alaskan Communities   State Organizations and Remote Communities Commit to Recycle Used Vehicle Batteries   Anchorage, AK (June 5, 2019) – Pledging to support the retrieval and recycling of used vehicle batteries from more than 180 remote communities across Alaska, the U.S.-based nonprofit Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC) and the Solid Waste Alaska Taskforce (SWAT), which oversees the Backhaul Alaska program, have signed an agreement to join forces in managing used vehicle batteries in an environmentally responsible manner.   The initiative brings together the RBC’s 2 Million Battery Challenge

Quest Controls Receives Patent for its Smart Adaptive Control HVAC Economizer Algorithm

May 30, 2019

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Palmetto

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FL - Florida

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United States

Quest Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has received a Patent for its Smart Adaptive Control HVAC Economizer Algorithm.  The first two products to employ the algorithm are the RSC 1000™ and the TELSEC® ESB.  Both are capable of controlling economizers for HVAC systems and saving significant energy costs through free cooling.  Both products provide unique algorithms that deploy smart adaptive control of economizers to optimize energy savings at remote sites.  The RSC 1000 and the TELSEC ESB enable customers to maintain a stable and safe operating environment (temperature and humidity) within their sites while maximizing electricity

Responsible Battery Coalition, University of Michigan Publish First ‘Green Principles’ for Responsible Electric Vehicle Battery Management

May 29, 2019

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Washington

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District of Columbia

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United States

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             Contacts: John Kyte 318-243-4370 john@responsiblebattery.org   Alexandra Haddad 734-657-0599 ahaddad@umich.edu   Responsible Battery Coalition, University of Michigan Publish First ‘Green Principles’ for Responsible Electric Vehicle Battery Management   Milwaukee (May 28, 2019) – Ten new “Green Principles” for managing the full lifecycle of electric vehicle (EV) batteries are now available to help guide environmentally responsible EV battery manufacturing, use and end-of-life management. A second phase of the university’s research will focus on application of the principles for end users, including specific guidance for optimizing battery life and recommended consumer practices, and is expected to

Indipro Tools Showcases Latest Power Solutions at Cine Gear 2019

May 21, 2019

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New York

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United States

LOS ANGELES, MAY 21, 2019 – Indipro Tools, manufacturers of premium power solutions for digital and professional video applications, features several new power solutions and accessories at Cine Gear 2019 (Booth 151). Among these are the company’s new Porta-Pak battery and accessory items, which enables DSLR and pro-video users to power up their camera and accessories conveniently using one compact power source. Two new RED-compatible Micro-Series lithium ion batteries as well as a new NITRO SDI splitter and power distribution box will also be on display at the show. Building on the success of its new Porta-Pak battery, Indipro introduces

ESS Inc. Joins Power Africa in Partnership to Accelerate Deployment of Grid-Scale Flow Batteries on the Continent

May 20, 2019

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Portland

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Oregon

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United States

May 20, 2019 – ESS Inc., the leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, announced that it has joined Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led partnership coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),as a private sector partner. As the program’s first flow battery partner, ESS Inc. has committed to deploying its long-duration energy storage solutions for microgrid and utility-scale projects throughout the continent. “We are excited to become a partner of the Power Africa program,” said Craig Evans, founder and CEO of ESS Inc. “Our low cost, long-duration and long-life battery is especially suited for the

QUINT POWER family expansion

May 20, 2019

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Middletown

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PA

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United States

Middletown, Pa. – Phoenix Contact’s premier QUINT POWER family now includes two new AC/DC power supplies with a 12 V DC output voltage. The new devices are available in 2.5 A and 7.5 A options. Both options are UL Listed and Class I, Division 2 approved. The 2.5 A version is also NEC Class 2 rated. These QUINT low-wattage additions include advanced functionality in a compact form factor. Designed for critical applications that may have space limitations, these 12 V DC power supplies have an adjustable signal output, which enables LED and remote digital monitoring to detect critical operating states

ASCO Introduces Sigma LT Control System for 5000 Series Load Banks

May 16, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., May 16, 2019 — ASCO Power Technologies, the world's leading provider of critical power solutions, announces the availability of its Sigma LT Control System for their trailer-mounted 5000 Series Load Banks. The Sigma LT digital control system can now be used to provide advanced control and data logging for ASCO’s Model 5505, 5605, and 5905 load banks. The Sigma LT Control System offers best-in-class application flexibility, user-friendly features, and advanced functions. Every Sigma LT features a local control panel equipped with Digital ToggleTM switches for load bank operation. Unlike mechanical switches, Digital ToggleTM switches enable users to

Alpine Power Systems Launches the PowerMAX Power Cabinet

May 15, 2019

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Detroit

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MI

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United States

Alpine Power Systems is excited to announce the launch of their PowerMAX Power Cabinet, a robust DC power solution for utility and telecom applications. PowerMAX Power Cabinet Highlights: Alpine’s PowerMAX Power Cabinet provides a tremendous TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) value. The cabinet provides a safe, lockable, enclosure for your battery system. The PowerMAX Power Cabinet has a smaller footprint than traditional wet cell battery systems. Cabinet Dimensions: 56" L x 27.75" W x 39.9" H Cabinet can be moved with a pallet jack or forklift and comes with removable casters. 100amp double-throw switch allows a safe connection to a

Advanced battery specialist joins Ultralife Group

May 15, 2019

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Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Staffordshire

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United Kingdom

Global battery manufacturer Ultralife Corporation has acquired advanced battery solutions provider Southwest Electronic Energy (SWE) in a deal worth $25m. The acquisition enhances Ultralife Corporation’s extensive portfolio of battery and charger technologies and expands the company’s technical expertise into new industry segments.   Based in Missouri City, Texas, SWE is an independent smart battery power system designer and manufacturer. The company has more than 50 years of experience in industries ranging from oil and gas, military electronics, remote field applications and subsea.   The acquisition of SWE brings this industry expertise to Ultralife Corporation, allowing the two companies to combine

GBF ASIA 2019 August 16th-18th

May 15, 2019

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Guangzhou

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Guangdong

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China

To stage China’s Professional Battery Trade Show in 2019, Asia Battery Sourcing Fair (GBF ASIA )plans to fill 40,000 sq.m show floor with 800+ exhibitors! Concurrent Held with Asia Power Battery & Storage Technology Summit, that will be an other highlight, featuring 40 sessions in 2 days to be starred by 100+ industry experts! Thanks for GBF Asia’s great supporters of Taiwan Battery Association, Dongguan Lithium Battery Industry Association, Xinxiang City Association of Battery Power, China Energy Storage Alliance (CNESA). Let’s make a date with battery equipment and related products’ professionals together in China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China during August 16th -18th. If you are interested in exhibiting or

ESS Inc. Delivers Long-Duration Energy Warehouse Flow Battery Storage System to U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

May 14, 2019

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Portland

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Oregon

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United States

ESS Inc., a leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, announced that it has deployed an Energy Warehouse (EW) long-duration flow battery system at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego, California. The 50 kW / 400 kWh battery is integrated into a microgrid with a CleanSpark microgrid controller, and provides up to eight hours of storage to enable back-up capabilities for critical loads; operational energy cost savings through on-site generation with storage; and full islanding capabilities for resilience. The project is being completed in partnership with the project’s prime contractor, Bethel-Webcor JV. “We are pleased to commission our second Energy

Cementex Announces Hiring of New Regional Manager

May 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 the company has hired Dwayne Somers as the new Regional Manager for the Western U.S. Somers, based out of Phoenix, AZ, will help to provide customers with critical information about the company’s industry-leading safety tools. Somers has an extensive background in sales and customer service, including in the telecommunications industry. Working alongside Franko Gregory, the Cementex marketing manager for the Eastern U.S., Somers will work with Cementex experts, representatives, and customers to provide detailed product knowledge, technical support, and specialty assistance for customers within the Western Regions. He will also

Dow addresses EMI shielding challenges with novel flexible, electrically-conductive silicone adhesive

May 10, 2019

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MIDLAND

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Mich

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United States

MIDLAND, Mich. – May 8, 2019 – Dow introduced here today at The Battery Show Europe 2019 (Hall 1, Stand 349) new DOWSIL™ EC-6601 Electrically Conductive Adhesive, a next-generation material engineered for reliable performance and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in demanding electrical and electronics applications in the transportation, communications and consumer markets. This novel adhesive combines strong electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding capabilities across a wide range of frequencies with durable mechanical and conductive properties over time, underscoring how Dow is further growing its highly differentiated EMI shielding solutions portfolio. “Today’s most innovative electrical and electronics technologies need a strong adhesive with

Global Graphene Group and Angstron Energy Co. Introduce New Graphene-Enhanced Anode Material

May 10, 2019

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Dayton

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OH

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United States

Consumers are clamoring for next generation electric vehicles and smart devices but limited battery life has continued to hamper growth. To help solve the problem, Global Graphene Group (G³) and its subsidiary, Angstron Energy Co. (AEC) have developed GCA-II-N. The new graphene/silicon composite anode material has been designed to give lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries the capacity for higher energy storage while reducing size and weight. In November 2018 R&D Magazine acknowledged the achievement by presenting G³ and AEC with the R&D 100 Award. “Smartphone users will be able to use their phones longer before they have to charge them,” says Dr.

ASCO – Schneider Electric Collaboration Delivers Key Technology Developments for Power Control Systems

May 6, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., May 6, 2019 — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, has expanded the capabilities of its ASCO 7000 SERIES Power Control System (PCS). ASCO has added Schneider Electric’s Modicon PLCs and Masterpact MTZ Circuit Breakers to its portfolio of switchgear control options. Modicon PLCs offer the following capabilities: Clock synchronization between PLCs and peripheral components that enables users to construct detailed timelines for evaluating power events and diagnosing power issues. Advanced diagnostics that can trace faults to specific I/O components and ports to speed troubleshooting. Standard Managed Ethernet Switches in Remote I/O Modules for establishing redundant PCS control rings without purchasing additional components. Connectivity to the Schneider Electric EcoStruxure environment   All

Ice Energy Signs International Distribution Partner Agreement with Fuji Bridex

May 1, 2019

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Costa Mesa

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California

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United States

Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, announced that it has signed an international distribution agreement with leading global electrical and engineering company, Fuji Bridex Pte Ltd. Under the agreement, Fuji Bridex will market, install and service Ice Energy’s commercial and residential Ice Bear systems across Singapore, Japan, Australia and Southeast Asia. “We are pleased to partner with Fuji Bridex to extend the benefits of our Ice Bear thermal battery technology to a highly promising market,” said Marcel Christians, co-COO of Ice Energy. “We’ve had continuous interest from Southeast Asia and Australia about our systems, which is understandable given the needs of

Clarios Launches as a World Leader in Advanced Energy Storage Solutions

May 1, 2019

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Milwaukee

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Wisconsin

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United States

MILWAUKEE (May 1, 2019) – Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Power Solutions, today launches as a new entity and world leader in advanced energy storage solutions. Clarios was acquired by Brookfield Business Partners and will operate as a global energy storage business generating $8 billion in revenues with more than 16,000 employees, 56 facilities worldwide and 130 years of expertise. Clarios will build on its leading position in vehicle battery technologies – producing one-third of the industry’s total output per year – while more aggressively exploring ways to meet the fast-growing energy storage needs of tomorrow. “At Clarios our vision is

SBS, LLC Opens Branch in Dallas, Texas

April 30, 2019

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Menomonee Falls

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Wisconsin

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United States

Storage Battery Systems, LLC (SBS) has announced the opening of a new full-service stocking branch in Dallas, TX. For over 100 years, customers have looked to SBS for innovative material handling and transportation “Power Solutions”. Effective April, 2019, the branch is serving the greater Dallas area, including Ft Worth, Arlington, Grapevine, Plano, Richardson and Garland. The Dallas branch designs and builds custom motive power batteries.  It also stocks battery chargers, test equipment and many of the most common battery sizes. In addition to an extensive selection of used equipment and reconditioned batteries and chargers, it offers a full menu of

Electrode Plant Offered by Hilco Industrial and The Branford Group

April 24, 2019

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,

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United States

Electrode Plant Offered by Hilco Industrial and The Branford Group   News provided by Hilco Industrial Mar 18, 2019, 12:37 ET Share this article NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilco Industrial, in partnership with The Branford Group, have announced today the turnkey offering of one of the largest electrode plants in North America. This Michigan-based manufacturing facility has a production capacity of 4,000,000 battery cells per year. The plant is strategically located just 20 miles from Detroit. The assets include complete anode and cathode processing lines, including material mixing, coating, drying, roll slitting, packaging and solvent recovery systems. The

Natron Energy Appoints Energy Storage Veterans Dr. Robert Rogan and Jack Pouchet to Executive Team

April 23, 2019

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Santa Clara

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CA

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United States

Santa Clara, Calif. ­– April 23, 2019 ­– Natron Energy, a provider of battery products using Prussian blue electrode chemistry, announces the appointment of two well-established energy storage veterans, Dr. Robert Rogan and Jack Pouchet. Rogan will serve as Chief Business Officer, and Pouchet will lead Natron’s sales team as Vice President of Sales. “Natron Energy is raising the bar in performance, reliability, safety and environmental friendliness of energy storage based on our patented Prussian blue technology,” said Colin Wessells, CEO of Natron Energy. “We are excited to bring Robert and Jack to the Natron team as their vast technical

Sidhu Laboratories Develops 100% Solid State, High-Performance Polymer Electrolytes for Next-Generation Advanced Batteries

April 22, 2019

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Bordentown

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NJ

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United States

Sidhu Laboratories, a new start-up technology company focused on developing advanced energy storage systems, introduces a class of 100% solid-state, high-performance polymer electrolytic membranes called SiLyte™ that offer numerous advantages over standard liquid electrolytes used in traditional batteries. Void of any ionic liquids, low-boiling point solvents or low-viscous oils and gels, the SiLyte™ platform of electrolytic membranes are safe, high-performance and mechanically-strong polymer electrolytes that promise to revolutionize lithium-ion batteries known to explode when overheated or overcharged.  Li-ion batteries also are expensive to manufacture, sensitive to temperature and become unusable if the voltage falls below a certain level. “Our energy

Cementex Announces New Manufacturer’s Representative SouthCon

April 18, 2019

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Boston

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MASSACHUSETTS

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United States

 Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces that the company has a new Manufacturer’s Representative for the Southeast Region. With this new partnership, Cementex looks forward to continued growth in the Southeast region of the U.S. SouthCon, a highly respected representative within the safety tool industry, began representing Cementex in August of 2018. SouthCon will represent Cementex to all customers in the Southeast region, which includes all of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia as well as Florida west of and bounded by the Apalachicola River. Customers can contact SouthCon’s general offices in Alabama at (205) 324-8656 or in Georgia at