Category: Press Releases

ABB unveils new battery manufacturing methodology to fast-track speed to market for greenfield plants

ABB recently unveiled its new Plant Optimization Methodology for battery manufacturing, presenting how greenfield battery sites can jumpstart global operations. With major automakers committing more than $500 billion towards electric vehicle production, and many planning to exclusively offer e vehicles by 2035, there has been a huge growth in demand for lithium-ion batteries. However, battery… Continue

Six Steps to a Tailor-Made Vacuum Solution

Vacuum has the ability to significantly improve manufacturing. Using a vacuum system solution in the right context and for the right reason can dramatically change costs, effectiveness, and sustainability as they relate to manufacturing – because using one vacuum pump alone is often not enough. Busch Vacuum Solutions primarily offers tailor-made vacuum systems in addition… Continue

New 1500V PhotoMOS® relay in miniature DIP5 package from Panasonic targets industrial BMS

Delivers increased creepage & clearance, stable on-resistance over lifetime, and unlimited switching cycles Munich, September 2022 The new PhotoMOS® HE relay series from Panasonic Industry Europe offers 5kV I/O isolation and an increased clearance and creepage distance on output side, plus miniature 1-Form-A DIP5 packaging, making it particularly suitable as the switching solution for Battery… Continue

Tecman Post-Event Q&A

After previously being postponed due to the pandemic, the eagerly anticipated Battery Cells & Systems Expo finally took place over two days at the NEC. This was Tecman’s first time exhibiting at the event and with one of the largest exhibition stands at the show, thanks in part to a collaboration with tesa®, one of our… Continue

Faraday Institution publishes 2022 update to its study “UK Electric Vehicle and Battery Production Potential to 2040”

Growing optimism for the UK battery manufacturing industry but redoubling of efforts needed to keep pace with investments across Europe HARWELL, UK (23 June 2022) – In an update to its 2020 study, the Faraday Institution predicts that there will be demand for ten UK-based gigafactories (large, high volume battery manufacturing facilities) by 2040, each… Continue

The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre Offers and Develops Wirebonding Using Asterion Wedge Bonder

Battery Cells & Systems Expo, NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom – Inseto, a leading technical distributor of equipment and materials, has supplied and installed a Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) Asterion EV hybrid wedge bonder at the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC). The Asterion EV gives the national battery manufacturing development facility, UKBIC, the ability to provide… Continue

S3 Process and Pink GmbH Thermosysteme win contract to supply Britishvolt for new Gigaplant

Global German engineering company Pink GmbH Thermosysteme, together with their UK agent S3 Process Ltd, have won a multi-million Euro order to supply vacuum drying ovens to Britishvolt’s first full-scale Gigafactory in Northumberland, UK. Britishvolt a battery technology pioneer, leading the UK’s investment in battery cell technology and associated R&D.  Its £3.8 billion Gigaplant in… Continue

EVolution Test System selected for new Saietta industry-leading £multimillion EV Test Facility

Developed by Sheffield-based system integrators, Austin Consultants, The EVolution electric vehicle (EV) test cell control and data acquisition system is a customisable platform for the deterministic real-time testing of components or full EV powertrain. EVolution has been selected by Saietta as the dyno control system for their new Engineering Centre being constructed at its Silverstone,… Continue