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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

Lithium Werks Achieves IATF 16949 and Renews ISO 9001

December 14, 2020

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Austin

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TX

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United States

Lithium Werks is pleased to announce that it has renewed its long-standing ISO 9001 certification, now valid through late 2023, and upgraded the prior TS 16949:2009 Automotive Quality Certification to the new IATF 16949:2016 certification, registered with BSI (British Standards Institute), for the Changzhou Electrode Coating and Cell Assembly plants. The International Automotive Task Force IATF 16949:2016 is the preferred Automotive Quality Management System and replaces ISO/TS 16949:2009 by integrating the many international Automotive Quality Management Systems like: VDA (Germany), AIAG and QS-9000 (North America), AVSQ (Italy), FIEV (France), and SMMT (UK). Marcus Higginbotham, Global Quality Director for Lithium Werks,

NEW TECHNICAL PAPER FROM MPINARADA PROVIDES INSIDE LOOK TO BATTERY DESIGN

December 11, 2020

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Newton

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MA

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United States

MPINarada has recently released a technical paper highlighting the top design factors that come together to create the most reliable and cost-effective VRLA battery solution. Focusing on the HRXL Series data center battery, MPINarda has utilized data driven insight and science to demonstrate how the perfect mix of technology can best address performance and cost factors in critical battery storage needs. Highlighted in the paper are the four key elements that deliver a long-life, high-performance, reliable battery:  the UX16 alloy, a patented three-part catalyst vent, an advanced reformulated separator, and the NXP5 negative expander.   The benefits of the proprietary

Empire Screen Printing Delivers Durable,Sustainable and High Performing Labeling Solutions for Outdoor Power Equipmentand Power Tool Manufacturers

December 9, 2020

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Onalaska

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Wisconsin

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United States

Empire Screen Printing, a leading manufacturer of screen printed products, announces an extensive selection of label solutions with the durability, performance, and value so critical for outdoor power equipment and power tool manufacturers. Empire labels are designed to perform well outdoors and can withstand the same tough conditions as the tools and equipment themselves. As a cutting-edge print supplier, Empire Screen Printing creates custom products that enrich brand and identity, printed using environmentally safe and sustainable production methods. Empire closely collaborates with customers to develop customized solutions that improve productivity and ensure quality. Application experts evaluate materials for stability and

TRIO 1500 V DC/DC converter

December 3, 2020

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Middletown

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PA

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United States

Phoenix Contact’s newest TRIO DC/DC converter accepts an extremely wide input range of 510 V DC to 1650 V DC and converts that voltage to a regulated 24 V DC. This high-voltage range makes it ideal for solar and railway applications, but the converter can be used anywhere that requires conversion of a high DC voltage to a stable 24 V DC output. An internal circuit within the robust metal housing provides resistance against electromagnetic interference. The DC/DC converter also features a high mean time between failure (MTBF), internal overvoltage protection circuitry, and a low output voltage ripple. To increase safety

Falcon Electric Publishes Informative Guide on Selecting a Safe Lithium Battery for UPS Battery Backup

December 2, 2020

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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 Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS), today issues a helpful guide on lithium-ion battery types and why lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) is the safer choice for a UPS battery backup system. The “LiFePO4 – Why is it Safer for a UPS?” guide clarifies the important differences between lithium-ion battery types. This informative brief explains which type is best suited for consumer electronics versus a UPS. LiFePO4 is a reliable and safe choice for a UPS due to its stable chemistry. Unlike a standard UPS, a LiFePO4 UPS provides three to four times longer battery

Cementex Announces Range of T-Handle Tools Including Hex Wrenches, 6-Point Socket Wrenches, and Drivers

November 17, 2020

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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 its T-Handle Driver Tools, including Hex Head Wrenches, 6-Point Socket Wrenches, and Drives. All of the T-Handle tools incorporate the superior Cementex 2-layer insulation system and solid core handle to distribute pressure evenly through the gloved hand. Made in the USA featuring hardened American steel, the T-Handle tools rigid construction prevents twisting and flexing while providing the quality customers rely on from Cementex as the industry leader. The T-Handle Hex Wrenches are available in multiple shaft lengths and a range of combinations in order to meet each application’s

Self-monitored, safe and smart batteries

November 16, 2020

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Bratislava

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Bratislavsky kraj

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Slovakia

Outsmarting thermal runaway through predictive maintenance is within everybody’s benefit Just like gold, the battery industry has been around for a long time now, and the users are naturally questioning, “can there be a new, or better element fully replacing them?”, and just like for gold, for batteries as well we can answer with a question “is what we have now so bad, or did we never use them properly?”. To get relief from this agonizing question, let’s have a look into the battery industry as such. What are some of the general trends within “the batteries’’? why are people so afraid

Prince International Appoints D. Michael Wilson as Chief Executive Officer

November 12, 2020

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Houston

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Texas

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United States

Prince International Appoints D. Michael Wilson as Chief Executive Officer NEWS PROVIDED BY Prince International Corporation  Prince International Corporation ("Prince") today announced the appointment of D. Michael Wilson as its Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.  Mr. Wilson will also serve as a director of Prince's parent entity ASP Prince Holdings, LLC. He replaces B. Christopher DiSantis, a Managing Director of American Securities LLC, who has been serving as interim CEO.  Prince is majority owned by affiliates of American Securities, a leading U. S private equity firm. "After a thorough search, we are pleased to welcome Michael as the next CEO

JH Technologies Ships First UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizers

November 3, 2020

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Fremont

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California

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United States

JH Technologies, leading optical and digital imaging, metallography, sample preparation and metrology solutions provider, announces that it recently shipped the first units of the company’s new Optic-Clean UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizer. Until now, microscope eyepieces have typically been disinfected with a 70% alcohol solution using saturated wipes or liquid spray. JH Technologies’ new Optic-Clean™ UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizer uses Ultraviolet (UV) light technology. UV is a scientifically documented method of disrupting viruses, bacteria, and microorganisms to prevent transmission and spread. Optic-Clean sanitizes each microscope eyepiece in about 60 seconds. It is also chemical-free and environmentally sound, helping users reduce their

TRB develops ground-breaking solution for high volume manufacture of composite components

October 26, 2020

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huntingdon

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Cambridgeshire

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United Kingdom

TRB develops ground-breaking solution for high volume manufacture of composite components TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) has created a new production process to deliver continuous-fibre thermoset composite parts at high volume. By combining innovations in materials science with robotic manufacturing, TRB is making advanced composites competitive for automotive and aviation markets. This automated manufacturing process is already being used to supply a global Tier 1 powertrain manufacturer with critical battery components destined for electric buses. Lightweight composites are a key element for the development of electric vehicles, and TRB’s mission is to support the world's successful transition to sustainable transportation. The

UNIPOWER Invests in the Future: Announces Faster Delivery Times of AC/DC Power Solutions

October 20, 2020

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Coral Springs

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FL

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United States

UNIPOWER LLC, a world-leading supplier of industrial AC and DC power systems, announces a new corporate initiative to invest in resources that are decreasing lead times and providing an easier order process for its highly reliable AC/DC power solutions. Known industry-wide for its product quality and longevity, this new program is designed to assist customers with time-critical delivery needs. “We have recently invested in state-of-the-art testing equipment and process improvements to upgrade our manufacturing so that we can deliver our products more quickly to our customers – in as little as two weeks for many products and configurations,” said John