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C&D Technologies to acquire Trojan

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00 -- John Shepherd

US-based lead-acid battery maker C&D Technologies has agreed to acquire Californian deep-cycle lead manufacturer Trojan Battery in a deal that will create a combined company with more than US$1 billion of revenue.

Pennsylvania-based C&D, a portfolio company of KPC Capital Partners, will acquire Trojan from owners Charlesbank Capital Partners and other shareholders.

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Trojan rolls into lithium territory

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 00:00 -- John Shepherd

Californian deep-cycle lead-acid manufacturer Trojan Battery is expanding with an incursion into the lithium sector.

Trojan said its new line of ‘Trillium’ “intelligent lithium-ion batteries”, with a life expectancy of “more than 5,000 cycles”, targets deep-cycling requirements across a wide range of stationary and motive power applications.

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Thomas takes helm at Trojan Battery

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:38 -- John Shepherd
Thomas takes helm at Trojan Battery

Neil Thomas has taken over as president and CEO of Californian deep-cycle lead-acid manufacturer Trojan Battery.

Thomas has joined Trojan from global fuel dispenser manufacturer Wayne Fueling Systems— where he was most recently CEO.

 

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Hat trick license agreement for ABC

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:03 -- Xuan Zhong
Hat trick license agreement for ABC

Advanced Battery Concepts (ABC) has won a third licence for its bipolar 'GreenSeal' lead-acid technology. The licensee, announced last week, is Trojan Battery, one of the global leaders in deep cycle lead–acid batteries, essentially applied in traction roles, such as forklift trucks and golf cars.

The move by Trojan has to be seen as a major breakthrough for ABC since it is clear recognition of the technology’s benefits of reducing weight, increasing cycle life and increasing power density. To date, there are no other improvements for deep cycle lead acid batteries that can achieve this. Furthermore this sector is seeing challenges from fuel cells and from large format lithium ion.

 

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Lead-acid firm Trojan Battery shakes up corporate leadership

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 10:49 -- Paul Crompton
Lead-acid firm Trojan Battery shakes up corporate leadership

Deep-cycle lead-acid firm Trojan Battery has appointed a new senior vice president of operations.

The US firm announced John Getty will now lead manufacturing operations, with responsibilities for environmental health and services, and manufacturing initiatives.

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Trojan banking on AGM batteries being future of lead-acid

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 14:06 -- Paul Crompton
Trojan banking on AGM batteries being future of lead-acid

US company Trojan Battery’s new chief operating officer believes the future for lead-acid lies within the stationary and commercial markets.

New COO John Beering also told BBB he believes there will be a move from flooded deep-cycle batteries towards AGM (All Glass Matt) technology.

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Does latest VP appointment signal new direction for lead-acid firm?

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 16:04 -- Paul Crompton
Does latest VP appointment signal new direction for lead-acid firm?

With the search for new and better lead-acid batteries to rival other technologies, two appointments at US deep-cycle firm Trojan Battery has hinted at a new development.

The appointment of Michael Everett as the firm’s senior vice-president of engineering, is possibly the most eye-catching of the two. 

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Trojan opens R&D centre in Ireland

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 09:18 -- Paul Crompton
Trojan opens R&D centre in Ireland

Californian deep-cycle lead-acid manufacturer Trojan Battery is building a research and development centre in Ireland.

The facility will be known as Trojan Battery Ireland and be located at the Innovation Centre on the campus of the Institute of Technology, Sligo.

Picture: Sligo Innovation Centre

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