Hammond Group Announces Addition of Key Sales Positions in Asia and North America

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Hammond Group, a global leader in innovative battery chemistry solutions, today announced that Anir Chakraborty has been named Director of Sales for APAC, and Ashley Tobin has been chosen as North American Sales Manager. Both professionals fill key positions to strengthen the company’s global growth and customer support strategy. Chakraborty brings a wealth of experience […]

Hammond Group Announces CEO Transition 

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Trusted Company Advisor Bobby Lucas Named President and Chief Executive Officer. Terry Murphy to Continue Role on Hammond’s Board of Directors. Hammond Group Inc, a global manufacturer of technically-supported battery oxides, red leads, expanders, and other specialty chemicals, today announced that Robert “Bobby” Lucas has been named new President and CEO, to support the company’s […]

Hammond’s Gao Expands on Carbon Mix in BI Cover Story

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Batteries International cover story for the current issue is focused on Carbon additives and the latest understanding of their value in lead acid battery performance. Hammond’s Director of Research and Development Enqin Gao gives his insights on the importance of the right mix and proportions in carbon use. “You need to provide a very different […]

Hammond’s Global Supply Chain to Rescue in Testing Times for Lead Battery Sector

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Two main free trade arteries are now disrupting supply chains with drought reducing transport through the Panama Canal and ships avoiding the Red Sea-Suez Canal route because of attacks arising out of Middle East conflict. Prices are rising and schedules are being extended but Hammond’s global footprint – with facilities in North America, Asia and […]

Well Said! A Persuasive Case for Heightened Federal Investment in Research and Development of Lead Acid Batteries for Energy Stability

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As a leader in lead-acid battery chemistry research and development, Hammond supports this robust call for increased federal funding to advance a stable and sustainable energy infrastructure. “While lithium-ion batteries have captured recent headlines, the industry’s most-proven technology, the workhorse lead battery, continues to power the vast majority (99.7%) of the nearly 300 million vehicles […]

The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest Awards Featured in Business Magazine

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Northwest Indiana Business Magazine has published a nice article about The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest class of 2023 inductions. Hammond’s team of researchers were inducted for development of Treated SureCure®, which enhances the life and performance of lead acid batteries. We’re very proud of our team an honored for this recognition! Read the […]

Hammond Wins Innovators Award from The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest

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The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest has announced winners of the 2023 Innovators Awards. This honor is bestowed in recognition of innovations that present a new solution, benefit society, and has value that can be measured. Hammond Group was selected for their newest product “Treated SureCure®.” This next-level battery additive facilitates the controlled growth […]

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 […]

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