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Strong stop-start battery shipments boost JCI sales

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:43 -- News Editor
Strong stop-start battery shipments boost JCI sales

Strong shipments of stop-start batteries boosted Johnson Controls International’s performance in its fiscal third quarter.

Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes for the US tech giant’s Power Solutions division, which includes the lead-acid battery recycling business, rose 8.6% to $304 million for the three months to June 30 from $280 million in Q3 2016.

 

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Lead-acid Energy storage system-company breaks into transport market

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 14:02 -- Paul Crompton
Lead-acid Energy storage system-company breaks into transport market

Swedish-American energy storage system company Northstar will supply its Ultra High Performance pure lead AGM batteries to a major truck maker.

The batteries will be fitted into the next-generation Freightliner Cascadia Truck following a collaborative deal with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

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Exide ups AGM production in Poland

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:41 -- Paul Crompton
Exide ups AGM production in Poland

American battery manufacturer Exide Technologies has added additional capacity for production lead-acid batteries at its plant in Poznań, Poland

In the company’s biggest European investment project to date, it has added EIRICH machines to boost production of its Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) batteries.

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Bitrode launches IGBT lead-acid formation charger in North America

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:03 -- Laura Varriale
Bitrode High Density IGBT Formation Charger

US-based battery charging and test equipment manufacturer Bitrode has introduced an insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) formation charger in North America.

The HD-CR/CD is designed for charging SLI batteries (flooded and VRLA/AGM), motive power batteries and industrial cells. It operates at 16KHz and allows users to achieve efficiency and power factors of up to 99%, according to Missouri-based Bitrode.

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Continental adds EFB and AGM starter batteries to portfolio

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:22 -- Laura Varriale
Continental VDO's EFB and AGM batteries

Germany’s automotive supplier Continental has launched enhanced flooded batteries (EFB) and absorbent glass mat (AGM) lead-acid batteries through its VDO brand.

The batteries are developed for vehicles with start-stop systems. The VDO battery portfolio includes nine different EFB and AGM batteries, targeted at the central European market.

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