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Kaman Measuring Announces ThreadChecker™ with Inspection Capabilities for the Automotive Industry

August 17, 2023

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Middletown

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CT

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United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristin Nugent McNeil, Gray & Rice 617-367-0100, ext. 148 kristin.nugent@mgr1.com The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its improved ThreadChecker™ for the automotive industry. This line of non-contact application-specific sensors provides rugged, reliable verification of thread presence or absence in nearly any electrically conductive material. The ThreadChecker™ is a teachable eddy current inspection tool, widely used for thread detection, material sorting, plating presence, and absence of heat treatment, as examples.  Any physical property difference that relates

Electriq Power Announces New Addition to its Board of Directors

August 17, 2023

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WEST PALM BEACH

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FL

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United States

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., August 17, 2023 – Electriq Power (Electriq) (NYSE:ELIQ), a provider of intelligent energy storage and management for homes and small businesses, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Lowry to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. She will be replacing Neha Palmer on the Electriq Board.  “We are delighted Jennifer has agreed to join both our Board of Directors and the Compensation Committee,” said Mike Lawrie, Chairman of Electriq’s Board of Directors. “She brings extensive experience in the energy industry to these roles, in addition to strong knowledge of project finance. Her expertise will be a great

HCSS Introduces the HCSS Marketplace

August 15, 2023

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Sugar Land

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Texas

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United States

HCSS Introduces the HCSS Marketplace Connects HCSS customers to complementary products and services to be even more efficient and profitable   SUGAR LAND, Texas - HCSS, a leading provider of innovative software that helps heavy civil businesses streamline their operations, introduces the HCSS Marketplace. Marketplace connects HCSS customers with partner companies that provide complementary products and services, helping contractors to be even more effective in competing for business and streamlining operations at every stage, from estimating through project completion. More than 4,000 infrastructure, heavy/highway, and utility contractors use HCSS construction software solutions. The suite of integrated software includes HeavyBid, the

Deutronic USA set to debut new DC/DC Converters for harsh environments at iVT Expo

August 7, 2023

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Spartanburg

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SC

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United States

With demand increasing for electric and hybrid technology advancements to benefit the industrial and off-highway vehicle industry, Deutronic USA (booth 818) will introduce a new line of DC/DC converter products for use in rigorous applications to the North American market at the upcoming iVT Expo. The event takes place August 23-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, just minutes from O'Hare International Airport. For Deutronic USA general manager Zubin Verma, the show represents an opportunity to showcase his company's state-of-the-art component technology to meet the constantly rising power requirements for today's off-highway electric

Electriq Power Holdings, Inc. Helps Goleta Drive Toward its 100% Renewable Power Goal

August 3, 2023

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West Palm Beach

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Florida

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United States

Electriq Power Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ELIQ) (“Electriq”), a provider of intelligent energy storage and management for homes and small businesses, today announced the signing of an agreement with the City of Goleta, launching a new program to deliver affordable, sustainable and resilient energy to Goleta residents through fully financed residential solar-plus-storage microgrids. Through the program’s City-vetted Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), called the PoweredUp Network, all Goleta homeowners, regardless of means, will have access to a turnkey, distributed home energy solution, including smart battery storage. By signing up with the PoweredUp Network, residents can protect themselves and their homes from rising utility

Bourns Introduces its First Silicon Carbide Schottky Barrier Diodes Designed for Applications that Require Higher Efficiency, Switching Performance and Low Power Loss

July 11, 2023

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Riverside

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CA

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United States

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 27, 2023 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components for power, protection, and sensing solutions, today announced its first 650 V – 1200 V Silicon Carbide (SiC) Schottky Barrier Diodes (SBDs). The Bourns® SiC SBD line consists of six models engineered to provide excellent current carrying and thermal capabilities and high power density for increased performance and reliability. These capabilities make Bourns® SiC SBDs optimal high efficiency power conversion solutions for the growing variety of high frequency applications that need to meet reduced size and lower system cost requirements. Telecom/Server Switched-Mode Power Supplies (SMPS), photovoltaic

New LithiBatt Division Specializes in Turnkey Li-ion and LiFePO4 Battery Recycling Systems

July 11, 2023

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Milwaukee

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WI

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United States

Milwaukee, WI-based BCA Industries, an OEM with decades of experience that provides turnkey, closed loop, recycling systems, has formed a division called LithiBatt which is now providing complete lithium ion (Li-ion) and lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery recycling systems in collaboration with leading global partners. The turnkey systems offer various processing outcomes that include options for progressively smaller sizes of material shredding, as well as additional processing steps to generate higher value, battery-grade precursor cathode active material (pCAM) and “black mass,” which contains high amounts of graphite, lithium, manganese, cobalt, and nickel metals. These systems are designed to address the

coatmaster AG Pioneers Spatial Coating Thickness Measurement Solution for Prismatic Battery Cells with its Revolutionary coatmaster 3D System

July 11, 2023

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Winterthur

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Switzerland

WINTERTHUR, SWITZERLAND, June 23, 2023 coatmaster AG, the Swiss industry leader in advanced non-contact coating thickness measurement technology, has unveiled a groundbreaking solution to overcome persisting challenges in the production of prismatic battery cells used in e-mobility. The manufacturing of prismatic battery cells, which are indispensable to the e-mobility industry, involves a specific cuboid geometry. A key component of these cells is an insulating coating, the minimum thickness of which is crucial for maintaining electrical isolation. However, industry-wide issues have plagued the accurate measurement and assurance of this minimal thickness, especially at the cell edges. These issues are compounded by

Addionics Wins UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) SME Credit Competition

July 11, 2023

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London

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England

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United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom July 6th, 2023 – Addionics, a provider of next-generation battery technologies, is proud to announce that it has been named a winner of the prestigious SME Credit Competition, part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funded Faraday Battery Challenge (FBC). From a wide range of applicants with innovative battery technologies, Addionics stood out from the rest due to its proven impact on battery performance and its readiness for widespread commercialization. Addionics’ Smart 3D Current Collectors are laying the foundation for the next generation of batteries, delivering superior energy density, higher power, faster charging times, and a

Battery spinout About:Energy secures £1.5m seed investment

June 16, 2023

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Birmingham

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United Kingdom

8 June 2023:  Spinout About:Energy has successfully closed a seed investment round with funding of £1.5 million with participation from  HighSage Ventures, Vireo Ventures, Rishi Khosla, Plug & Play Ventures, and Electric Revolution Ventures.   The funding will enable the battery software company, which started trading in 2022 after spinning  out of the University of Birmingham and Imperial College London, to establish an independent laboratory, expand the team, and accelerate industry adoption of its first product - a proprietary software platform called The Voltt, which was launched just two months ago.   The transition to electrification involves meeting the huge

Kaman Measuring Highlights KD-5100+ Differential Measurement System 

June 16, 2023

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Middletown

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CT

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United States

Middletown, CT –  The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., the world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance position measurement systems, highlights the availability of its KD-5100+ high reliability differential displacement measurement system, with nanometer resolution. With its stable design, extremely small size, and low power consumption, the KD-5100+ is ideal for laser communications satellites and ground stations, image stabilization systems, and directed energy systems for ground, shipboard and airborne applications. The KD-5100+ is an upgraded, higher reliability version of Kaman’s proven KD-5100 measuring system and utilizes the identical proprietary hybrid microcircuit. The KD-5100+ incorporates upgrades to

Dukosi’s revolutionary battery monitoring solution selected as one of the Finalists for the ees AWARD 

June 16, 2023

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Munich

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Germany

Munich, 14th June 2023 | Dukosi’s breakthrough chip-on-cell battery monitoring solution, powered by wireless near field communication, has been selected as one of the Finalists for the esteemed ees AWARD. Unlike any other technology on the market, the nominated solution allows cell level monitoring revolutionizing the design and monitoring of battery packs. The ees AWARD is connected with ‘The Smarter E’ trade show in Munich and recognises pioneers and innovators who are driving advancements in energy storage solutions. Dukosi’s chip-on-cell solution senses cell parameters 24/7 and enables innovative architectures, such as cell-to-pack by simplifying battery design and manufacturing. Cell data is

Simplifying the Jobsite for Workers with a Multi-Brand 18V Battery Platform: AMPShare – Powered by Bosch Launches in the U.S. and Canada Expanding Compatibility to Brands like FEIN and Rothenberger

May 19, 2023

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Mt. Prospect

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IL

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United States

Today, Bosch Power Tools, with founding partners; FEIN and Rothenberger, announced the launch of AMPShare – Powered by Bosch now available in the U.S. and Canada. This global multi-brand battery alliance advances these companies’ shared vision for battery efficiency, offering trade professionals the best and widest reaching 18V power system that’s compatible across brands, applications, and even countries. This launch expands on the previously launched AMPShare platform in the EU in 2022. “At Bosch, we remain committed to making hard work easier for professional workers by delivering quality products, offering full-system solutions and equipping a truly cordless jobsite,” said Robert

Aggreko Energy Transition Solutions Partners With “Farmers Powering Communities” To Support Historic Community Solar Initiative

May 19, 2023

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Houston

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TX

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United States

Aggreko, the world’s leading provider of mobile modular power, temperature control and energy services, today announced that the company’s Energy Transition Solutions (“Aggreko ETS”) division will become the strategic capital partner for the Farmers Powering Communities community solar initiative. Aggreko ETS will provide capital and additional development expertise to the partnership and will also own and operate several community solar assets. Formed last year, Aggreko ETS focuses on developing, owning, and operating clean energy infrastructure in North America through long-term investment and partnerships from within Aggreko. Farmers Powering Communities is an ideal investment opportunity for Aggreko ETS, as the initiative

ASI Supplies Drying System to Energy Storage Provider

May 15, 2023

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Green Bay

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Wisconsin

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United States

Press Release: May 2023 ASI, Division of Thermal Technologies, Inc., supplies a single-zone drying system to an energy storage start-up and producer that has developed a commercially viable non-lithium energy storage technology. The single-zone roll-support drying system incorporates both convection and infrared (IR) heating. Both heat sources are electrically powered. Variable frequency drives on the supply and exhaust fans, in conjunction with PLC-based heat and air velocity control loops, allow for precise air temperature and air flow control. An automated external retraction system permits easy web up, cleaning, and access to the dryer’s interior. A LFL (lower flammability limit) analyzer

LithTech launches revolutionary technology that increases the production of lithium for batteries

May 15, 2023

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Australia

May 7, 2023 | Australian company, LithTech, has launched its 2023 capital raising program to finance the development of its patented magnesium separation technology that significantly increases the brine extraction of critical raw materials, such as nickel, lithium, cobalt, copper, and natural graphite. The University of Queensland’s Dow Centre has economically and technically endorsed the technology following successful lab-scale testing, allowing the Company to begin commercialising the technology. Results from the testing showed the technology has the potential to preserve 90-95% of the lithium during the extraction process, which is significant when compared to traditional methods that achieve 40-45% preservation.

Eaton unveils G3 Universal Input Rack PDU to meet the most diverse data center rack power needs 

May 12, 2023

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United States

Intelligent power management company Eaton today announced the availability of its G3 Universal Input Rack PDU (G3 UPDU). With its universal input, dynamic C39 outlets and global approval, the G3 UPDU can be easily deployed into a single data center or a global data center network across multiple locations—saving time, reducing costs and simplifying power management. The G3 UPDU boasts all the sophisticated management capabilities enterprise and multi-tenant data center customers expect from an Eaton PDU and adds new, innovative features to help meet the most diverse data center rack power needs. By accommodating rack equipment with a broad range

Sepion Technologies Appoints Dr. Brian C. Sisk as CTO to Drive Product Development and Partnerships

May 10, 2023

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Emeryville

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Ca

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United States

Sepion Technologies Appoints Dr. Brian C. Sisk as CTO to Drive Product Development and Partnerships Sepion Technologies, a leading battery technology company devoted to commercializing lithium-metal batteries for long-range, fast-charging, and low-cost electric vehicles (EVs), announced today the appointment of Brian C. Sisk, Ph.D. as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, Sisk will oversee Sepion's battery materials development, cell engineering, and strategic partnerships. With experience working across the supply chain with cell manufacturers and automotive companies, Sisk is expected to accelerate the commercialization of Sepion's innovative battery solutions for the fast-growing EV and e-mobility marketplace. Before joining

ElevenEs opens Europe’s first LFP battery cell facility to supercharge electric vehicle production

April 24, 2023

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Subotica

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Serbia

ElevenEs opens Europe’s first LFP battery cell facility to supercharge electric vehicle production Subotica, Serbia, 24. April 2023 – Today, ElevenEs, the pioneer in LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) cathode battery technology, announces the opening of the first industrial facility dedicated to LFP battery cell production in Europe. ElevenEs, backed by EIT InnoEnergy, is leading battery innovation in Europe with its new production site, located in Subotica, Serbia.   The manufacturing facility will specialise in producing high-quality LFP prismatic cells for use across a variety of applications, including electric cars, buses, trucks, and energy storage systems. Produced without nickel nor cobalt,

Battery Technology Research Collaboration Initiated Between OXECO and WMG, the University of Warwick

April 5, 2023

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Oxford

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United Kingdom

OXECO, a spin-out of the University of Oxford, has partnered with WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) at the University of Warwick, for a 15-month collaboration on lithium-ion battery technology. The partnership aims to advance the lithium-ion battery industry by leveraging WMG’s research on battery cell development and optimisation, alongside OXECO’s unique technology platform. The research program aims to enhance the performance, longevity, and ease of manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries by focusing on the preparation of active materials and coating foils used to create electrodes. The program is expected to yield transformative results in the improvement of current lithium-ion batteries and be