Hammond Presents at 20th Annual Asian Battery Conference

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Hammond’s Research and Development Director Enqin Gao presented “The First Step to Developing the Next Generation Lead-Acid Battery: Positive Paste Structure” this week at the 20th Asian Battery Conference and Exhibition in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Hammond has recently geared up manufacturing of it’s newest product, Treated SureCure® and Enqin’s presentation detailed its performance and cost […]

Hammond Names Loosemore, Derico to VP Roles

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Hammond Group recently announced the promotion of two long-term employees to key Vice Presidential roles. Dan Loosemore has been named Vice President of Hammond’s North American Operations and is responsible for both the Pottstown, Pennsylvania and Hammond, Indiana Oxide plants in addition to the Hammond Expander plant. Loosemore has been with Hammond for over nineteen […]

Hammond Chief Warns Over Use of Lithium in Stationary Storage

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Lead batteries are “giants hiding in plain sight” and more than capable of boosting US national and energy security needs, Hammond Group president and CEO Terry Murphy told a Capitol Hill briefing. “The challenges we’re putting on the grid by trying to go to a zero emissions economy are completely undermining national security and will […]

U.S. Battery Briefing on Capitol Hill, May 10

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Hammond’s CEO will be Among Panelists On Wednesday, May 10, leaders from the U.S. battery industry will share key insights on the critical role of domestic manufacturing in meeting the growing demand for energy storage and supporting a low-carbon future. The discussion will explore the need for a diversified battery industry to ensure a secure […]

Major Investment Doubles Hammond’s Production of Treated SureCure®

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Additive Increases Formation Efficiency, Reducing Manufacturing Costs; Increases Battery Life Hammond Group, Inc. recently announced full-scale operations of its new North American Treated SureCure® manufacturing line, a multi-million dollar investment that doubles production capacity for one of its most effective additives. “Our new state-of-the-art Treated SureCure® line represents a substantial investment for Hammond,” said Terry […]

Hammond Announces Enqin Gao as New Research and Development Director

Enqin Gao in the Hammond E-Lab with a vile of SureCure.

Hammond Group is pleased to announce a new director to lead their industry recognized E=(LAB)2. Enqin Gao has been named Research and Development Director. He will oversee daily operations and research at the lab in Hammond, Indiana, USA. With over three decades of management and R&D experience in the lead acid battery industry, Enqin Gao […]

Energy Storage: The Next Big Thing for Lead Battery Industry

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“The energy storage market needs alternatives to the current misapplication of lithium-ion batteries in stationary energy storage systems, as these materials are in short supply due to the massive push in electrifying our transportation systems.” —Hammond Group CEO Terry Murphy  In the latest issue of Batteries International, Murphy shares his vision for the newly formed […]

Hammond Group Names Four Industry Experts to Innovation Leadership Council

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Hammond Group, Inc. announces two Senior Fellows to guide its Innovation Leadership Council. John Miller, recently Senior Director of Engineering for Stryten, and Dr. Francisco Trinidad, recently the Director of Battery Technology for Exide Europe. “We are very excited to have John and Francisco join Hammond,” said Gordon Beckley, Chief Operating Officer at Hammond. “With […]

Mapa Lash

Mapa Lash

Dr. Mapa Lash is a Professor in Industrial Engineering Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW). His undergraduate and graduate degrees are in Chemical Engineering. He has several years’ experience as a Chemical Engineer, Process and Project manager with European and U.S. lead-acid battery manufacturing organizations. Currently, he is associated with the MS Technology program at […]

Rosalind Batson

Rosalind Batson

Rosalind Batson is a lead-acid battery expert specializing in characterization of lead-acid battery materials. She owns Minneapolis-based Clear Science Inc., a laboratory focusing on the testing, research and development of metals, powders, porous materials, coatings, and advanced materials. She is a metallurgist working with advanced materials and is a recognized expert in the Taguchi DOE […]