EUROBAT has welcomed German nickel-cadmium battery manufacturer GAZ (Gerate- und Akkumulatorenwerk Zwickau) as a member of the association of European automotive and industrial battery manufacturers.
Robért Ullmann, managing director, of GAZ said: “It is a pleasure for us as a German cell and battery producer to join EUROBAT.
“Based on our knowledge and experience with active masses and battery R&D, manufacturing and distribution across the globe, we are determined to support the activities of EUROBAT and all the other members to provide solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in making our world effectively leverage renewable energy sources while achieving a stable and reliable energy supply.”
EUROBAT executive-director, Rene Schroeder, said: “The objective of the EU policy makers must be to expand the industrial base of battery manufacturers in Europe. We will keep working with our members and policy-makers to create framework conditions that allow battery manufacturers to thrive.”
GAZ is part of Czech Republic-based Bochemie, a specialist chemical company that produces a wide range of advanced materials and chemicals.