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AMADA WELD TECH announces increased production and support for critical manufacturing applications for the battery industry

August 17, 2021

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Puchheim

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Germany

AMADA WELD TECH announces the availability of the Jupiter series of modular systems for precision joining, available for laser welding, laser marking, resistance welding, micro arc welding, and hot bar bonding applications in the battery industry. Jupiter modular systems can be equipped with all joining process modules available from AMADA WELD TECH to provide solutions to customers within the battery industry.    With the Jupiter series, customers purchase an automation platform from a global joining equipment leader and receive intensive process development support in AMADA WELD TECH application development centers. Joint early stage process development in AMADA WELD TECH labs

ZEISS Applies Artificial Intelligence to 3D X-ray Microscope Reconstruction Technologies

August 16, 2021

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JENA

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JENA

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Germany

Two new reconstruction technologies introduced today by ZEISS use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve data collection and analysis, and speed up decision-making significantly. Now available for the Advanced Reconstruction Toolkit (ART) on ZEISS Xradia 3D X-ray platforms, ZEISS DeepRecon Pro and ZEISS PhaseEvolve modules increase throughput by up to 10x while producing better than ever image quality. They’re designed for research fields including geosciences, pharmaceuticals, electronics, battery and engineering materials as well as for semiconductor failure analysis.   ZEISS ART gives researchers continuous access to the latest technologies for reconstruction, providing flexible workflow strategies as their imaging needs evolve. The

Bally Ribbon Mills Innovates with New Series of Advanced Textile Products for Electronic Transmission Data, Manufacturing Automation, and Industrial Design

August 13, 2021

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Bally

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Pennsylvania

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United States

Bally Ribbon Mills, an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces its newest line of advanced textile products to increase part functionality and utility. As companies demand higher durability and product differentiation, BRM has innovated with its E-WEBBINGS® and TPCM™ thermoplastic materials. Both products offer superior features, including lighter weight, specific strength, durability, stability, abrasion resistance, and sustainability.   BRM’s advanced textile products are ideal for electronic transmission data, energy storage, and manufacturing automation. Working with companies that include NASA, Tier 1 Defense suppliers, as well as directly with the Department of

Labelmaster Survey Shows Pandemic’s Effect on Hazmat Supply Chain

August 10, 2021

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Huntersville

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NC

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United States

August 10, 2021 (Chicago, IL) – 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 results of its sixth annual 2021 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook. Sponsored by Labelmaster, International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hazardous Cargo Bulletin, the survey of 465 DG pros from around the world examined how organizations managed the pandemic and the ability of their DG management operations to meet supply chain needs. The survey found the need for greater awareness among senior leadership and further investment in DG

ACEINNA Names Wade Appelman as President & COO

August 5, 2021

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Andover

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Massachusetts

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United States

ACEINNA Names Wade Appelman as President & COO   Responsible for worldwide operations and strategy   Andover, Massachusetts- August 5, 2021   ACEINNA, (https://www.aceinna.com/about) a market leading, inertial sensor company, today named Wade Appelman as the company’s President & COO, responsible for developing and implementing strategy for the company’s worldwide operations.   “ACEINNA is part of two exciting market trends, autonomous driving and vehicle electrification. Used in autonomous vehicles to ensure both accuracy and safety, high precision Inertial Measurement Unit Sensors (IMU) complement perception sensors such as imaging, radar and LiDAR,” says Mr. Appelman. “Current sensing is another strength for ACEINNA

Lithium Werks announces the largest North American based Cathode Powder and Electrode production facility

August 4, 2021

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Round Rock

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Texas

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United States

Lithium Werks, Inc. announces the largest North American based Cathode Powder and Electrode production facility for lithium batteries. The new facility will produce Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) cathode powders, as well as the Lithium Werks’ patented Nanophosphate® powder, which was developed by MIT, known for its Power.Safety.Life™. The facility will also produce finished electrodes for sale and use by lithium-ion battery cell manufacturers. The plant is projected to have a starting annual production capacity of 4 GWh of cathode powders as well as an equivalent amount of finished electrodes. Responding to the urgent national need for US-based lithium battery capacity,

ESS Inc. Signs Contract for Long-duration Flow Battery System at Pennsylvania Industrial Recycling Facility

August 3, 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 flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, was selected by TerraSol Energies, Inc., a developer and manager of turnkey solar and storage solutions for commercial customers, to deliver an ESS Energy Warehouse™ flow battery at a commercial facility in Pennsylvania. The Energy Warehouse™ system will be integrated with solar PV as part of a microgrid to reduce electricity demand charges and provide safe, sustainable backup power to Sycamore International, an Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD) company with a focus on data security. “Sycamore International is a highly discerning, environmentally conscious customer

Silicone Sponge with Conductive Coating for ESD Protection

July 29, 2021

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Philadelphia

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PA

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United States

Stockwell Elastomerics announces the availability of a new brochure with sample packets demonstrating the performance properties of its closed cell silicone sponge products with T62 conductive coating for ESD protection. Test engineers, manufacturing engineers and technicians seeking a soft, resilient sponge gasket material that performs well in temperatures from -70°F to 300°F with ESD grounding properties benefit from these closed cell silicone sponge products. Until recently, closed cell silicone sponge was only available in a non-conductive condition, with electrical insulating properties that would hold a static charge and potentially damage sensitive electronics. Stockwell Elastomerics developed its T62 conductive surface coating

Tucson Electric Power and Shifted Energy to Evaluate Machine Learning-based Load Control through EPRI Incubatenergy® Program

July 27, 2021

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Honolulu

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HI

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United States

HONOLULU, HI (July 27, 2021) – The Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) Incubatenergy Labs program announced that Shifted Energy was selected as one of 20 startup companies that will conduct accelerated demonstrations of their technologies with utilities and EPRI as part of Incubatenergy Labs’ 2021 Cohort. The company will collaborate with Arizona utility Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to install intelligent load control switches on residential water heaters, leveraging machine learning to provide the utility with better load forecasting and load shaping. Shifted Energy was chosen from among more than 250 international startups by a panel of global utility and EPRI

DC/DC converters with conformal coating

July 26, 2021

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Middletown

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PA

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United States

The newest QUINT DC/DC converters from Phoenix Contact feature conformal coating for protection in harsh environments. The converters have been approved for use in ATEX, IECEx, and Class I, Division 2 locations, so they can be used in hazardous locations around the globe. The conformal coating protects against dust and conductive debris, corrosive gases, and humidity, and it prevents failures due to creepage currents and electromechanical corrosion. It also reduces the risk of failure due to vibration and thermal shock. The DC/DC converters can amplify, isolate, and convert voltage, and they also allow for the creation of an independent supply

Exponential Power Names New Chief Operating Officer

July 21, 2021

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Menomonee Falls

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Wisconsin

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United States

Exponential Power, Inc., a leading provider of stored power solutions, named Ms. Cindy Leist as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Cindy will lead an operations staff focused on delivering reliability, advancing technology and providing an unmatched experience to customers. Before joining Exponential Power, Cindy managed the global operations team at United Wheels (Huffy Bicycles), achieving record-setting revenue, growth and volumes.  She has also held operational leadership roles at Revere Electric, Arrow Electronics and Richardson Electronics. Leveraging her accomplishments and deep experience, Cindy will guide the company in its commitment to delivering excellence while expanding its markets, service reach and

Virtual Peaker and Enel X Partner to Provide Smart Home Energy Solutions

July 21, 2021

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Louisville

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Kentucky

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United States

Virtual Peaker and Enel X Partner to Provide Smart Home Energy Solutions SnoPUD and MMWEC Among First Utility Customers Virtual Peaker, a cloud-based energy management platform, has partnered with Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, to offer smart home energy solutions to utilities and their customers from coast to coast. The Virtual Peaker and Enel X teams have signed multi-device agreements to provide software and energy services for two innovative public utilities, Snohomish County PUD (SnoPUD) and Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC). “Software plays a critical and increasingly urgent role in transforming how we as

BSLBATT LIthium Launches Next Generation PALLET JACK Series Industrial Lithium Batteries for End Riders & Center Riders

July 20, 2021

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This addition to the product line pushes BSLBATT Lithium above 950 different models offered, making BSL Batteries the leading maker of lithium motive power solutions for material handling equipment in China. Huizhou, China – July 18, 2021 – Wisdom Industrial Power Co., Ltd. ("BSL Battery"), a developer, manufacturer and integrator of advanced lithium-ion industrial batteries for the material handling industry and industrial equipment, today Announced the launch of the next generation PALLET JACK Series lithium-ion battery pack. A standard lithium battery that gets you extraordinary results, said BSLBATT Battery Chief Engineer Hugo Chen. “designed to power end riders and center

Electriq Power Expands Senior Management Team to Accelerate Continued Growth

July 15, 2021

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San Leandro

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California

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United States

Electriq Power, Inc. (“Electriq”), a leading provider of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announces a major expansion of its executive team. Six new hires are joining the senior management team, with skills from a variety of sectors that will be integral to Electriq’s expansion. The new senior management team comes from major renewable energy companies, leading tech and consumer-facing companies, influential nonprofits, consulting firms, and the public sector. Five of the six new senior staff members are women, demonstrating Electriq’s commitment to diversity at the highest levels of the company. The hires include: Ozlem Fonda,

Toyocolor to Supply SK Innovation with Li-ion Battery Materials for Use in VW and Ford EVs

July 8, 2021

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Tokyo

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Japan

Toyocolor Co., Ltd., the colorants and functional materials division of Japan’s Toyo Ink Group, today announced that it was tapped to supply the North American and European operations of SK Innovation, a South Korean lithium-ion (li-ion) battery manufacturer, with Toyocolor’s Lioaccum™ series of conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions. Lioaccum dispersions are used as the conductive additive in li-ion cathodes to help expand li-ion battery capacity of electric vehicles (EVs), for increased driving distances and faster charging performance. They will help power SK Innovation’s li-ion batteries installed in EVs manufactured by the Volkswagen Group and the Ford Motor Company. In recent

Types of solar Battery

July 1, 2021

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HuiZhou

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HuiZhou

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China

This week we had the opportunity to learn more about what is a solar battery or a battery to store solar energy. Today we want to dedicate this space to know a little more in-depth what types of solar batteries exist and what are the variables. Although today there are many ways to store energy, one of the most common is through a lead-acid battery also called a lead-acid battery, very common in conventional and electric vehicles. There are also other types of batteries such as lithium-ion (Li-Ion) of larger sizes that can replace lead in renewable energy systems. These

Dow introduces new silicone technologies that advance electric/hybrid vehicle performance, reliability and sustainability

June 29, 2021

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Midland

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Michigan

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United States

Dow introduces new silicone technologies that advance electric/hybrid vehicle performance, reliability and sustainability New DOWSIL™ products offer excellent thermal conductivity, easy processing and controlled volatility for demanding automotive electronics applications Dow (NYSE: Dow) introduced today three new silicone technologies for electric and hybrid-electric vehicle electronics applications. These innovative new products – DOWSIL™ TC-2035 CV Adhesive, DOWSIL™ TC-4551 CV Gap Filler and DOWSIL™ TC-4060 GB250 Thermal Gel – increase the already high value and versatility of Dow’s silicones portfolio to meet the evolving needs of automotive electrification. Advanced features of these DOWSIL™ products include reliable performance, high thermal conductivity, controlled volatility for

CPG Unveils Upgrades to “Insight for Batteries” Predictive Analytics Service with Automated Time to Replace Metric

June 29, 2021

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Ashburn

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VA

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United States

CPG, North America’s premier end-to-end data center technology partner, today unveiled upgrades to its cloud-based Insight for Batteries predictive analytics and monitoring platform, which now includes advanced machine learning algorithms that automate time to replace (TTR) predictions while supporting continued trend analysis, as well as critical alarm notifications that help mitigate the risk of load-loss. Built on the Microsoft Azure platform, CPG Insight for Batteries integrates with existing battery monitoring hardware from all leading manufacturers to provide an integrated presentation of battery asset performance and accurately predict the number of days until a replacement unit is needed. This allows for specific prioritization

Horizon Power and PXiSE Energy Solutions Successfully Operate World’s First 100% Solar-Plus-Storage-Only Community Grid

June 18, 2021

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San Diego

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California

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United States

Horizon Power, Western Australia’s regional and remote energy utility, and PXiSE Energy Solutions, developer of next-generation grid control technology, have collaborated on a first-of-its-kind hydrocarbon-free power grid that enabled a town to power itself entirely with fossil-free distributed energy resources (DERs). In the world’s first known instance of solar-plus-batteries supplying 100% of a community’s power, which has similar operational challenges of a large regional grid, the remote Western Australia town of Onslow was powered without the use of any fossil fuel or hydropower-based systems for 80 minutes. The landmark event serves as a successful demonstration of how advanced microgrid control

BriteShot Charges Up With BritePower Modular Power System

June 14, 2021

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New York

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New York

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United States

BriteShot, an industry leader in LED lighting solutions and expert in COVID decontamination products, expands its product lineup with the new BritePower modular power system. This mobile and rugged energy delivery solution provides continuous power via hot-swappable lithium-ion manganese phosphate battery packs. With its small footprint and long lifecycle, BritePower packs provide energy for commercial applications, including film and entertainment as well as home use, offering reliable power supply for a range of applications. The BritePower modular power base system consists of a charger, a 4kW AC to DC inverter and one 2.5-kWh (kilowatt hours) battery pack. Multiple battery packs