Navigant Ranks Top Li-ion Battery Makers for Grid Storage

A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 10 lithium ion (Li-ion) battery manufacturers, with LG Chem and Samsung SDI ranked as the leading companies. .@NavigantRSRCH Names LG Chem & Samsung SDI Leading Manufacturers of #LithiumIon #Batteries https://nav.gt/2F3WhxQ Tweet this Rapid growth in markets that rely on Li-ion batteries has allowed suppliers…

Strong Growth Ahead for Lithium Ion Battery Market

According to a recently published TechSci Research report “Global Lithium ion Battery Market By Type, By End User, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011 – 2021”, the global lithium-ion battery market is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 17% during 2016 – 2021, on account of surging demand for portable and stationary energy storage, increasing environmental…

Bourns Acquires Komatsulite

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Komatsulite Mfg. Co., Ltd and its subsidiaries.  Komatsulite, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a leader in the field of safety devices for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.  Terms of the transaction were not…

VARTA, Höganäs Collaborate on Drive Systems

Rye, N.Y. – German-based VARTA-Microbattery, Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of an extensive variety of high-technology rechargeable and primary batteries, and Swedish-based Höganäs AB, a world-reknown producer of metal powders for the automotive components industry, today announced the Eclino™ series of drive systems engineered to optimize the performance of electric bikes.  Based on Höganäs’ transversal flux motor technology and…