The organizers of The Battery Show, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and Critical Power Expo North America have some very exciting news to share about the future of these co-located events. UBM plc recently acquired the three shows and will work alongside current organizers, Smarter Shows, to further develop these brands and the value proposition they offer to exhibitors and supporters.
As The Battery Show grows closer we wanted to give you an inside look on our exhibitors, starting with Xalt Energy. We spoke to the CEO, Subhash Dhar about what sets his company apart, new products and The Battery Show 2017.
Under the management of the new Chief Operating Officer, Taku Kusano, Yasui Seiki Japan installed a brand-new 700mm-wide test coater at its subsidiary, MIRWEC Film Inc, in Bloomington, Indiana, in October 2016.
Custom-engineered aluminum-copper composite Clad Metal Strip for thermal management in electronics and nickel-aluminum for use in Li-ion and other battery systems have been introduced by Vincent Clad Metals of Warwick.
The battery industry is faced with many challenges. Its products are getting smaller and more powerful, and chemical formulations range from complicated to exotic. Electronic components are packed tightly in electric and hybrid vehicles, in medical devices and telecommunication applications. That means heat generation becomes a serious issue.
Miltec UV, a leader in UV processing in lithium-ion batteries, is ready to work with customers to improve their lithium-ion battery manufacturing processes. The company has developed NMP-free NMC coatings for electrodes and advanced ceramic coatings for separator films.
Great Lakes Graphite has created a full-length presentation on the full graphite supply chain. Moving graphite from mine to markets involves a number of discrete stages. Different skillsets, expertise and knowledge are required for the processes involved at each stage.
Forklifts are evolving from passive tools to intelligent, connected pieces of the supply chain as digitization and automation become mainstream. Back in March 2016, German intralogistics specialist STILL launched an autonomous order picker at Logimat in Stuttgart, claiming its iGo neo CX 20 as the first ‘production model’ autonomous picker.
The Xtender Battery Regenerator utilizes the latest technology to restore capacity and prolong the lifespan of lead-acid batteries. This all-in-one machine combines discharge and restoration cycles with a high-frequency pulsation to regenerate batteries, softening and dissolving the extremely hard sulfate crystals that cause capacity loss.
CSA Group, a global provider of testing and certification services and a leading standards development organization, opened a new battery and energy storage laboratory in Kunshan, China in September 2016.