As part of the new suite of energy storage research projects launched by the Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI), Hammond Group Inc. and East Penn Manufacturing have teamed up to meet the needs of the utility storage market. Increased demand for energy storage in the utility sector has resulted in a broad spectrum of application developments

With a new wave of COVID lockdowns being implemented across the globe, Hammond Group has taken precautions to ensure that its global production footprint can maintain a reliable supply of products to our customers in a safe and timely manner. We have built up sufficient safety stocks of raw materials

Today’s automotive industry has placed a strong emphasis on improving fuel efficiency to reduce CO2 emissions and meet more stringent regional regulations.  This reduction is primarily achieved by electrification of various components which places additional demands on the battery system. In addition to the typical starting, lighting, and ignition requirements,

Hammond Group researchers have analysed the way that PbO2 conversion during formation can be overcome for cured positive plates with 4BS crystals. The research was led by Dr Marvin Ho with contributions from Thomas Wojcinski, Maureen Sherrick, Dave Petersen and Gordon Beckley Read the full study PDF.

A three-year scientific research project currently underway at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is showing promising results to unlock the untapped potential of lead batteries. Lead batteries currently supply over 70% of the world’s rechargeable battery energy needs. Yet, possibilities exist to expand their performance to

Hammond Group is proud to announce the launch of their AE-EFB series of negative expanders. This latest addition to the Hammond Advanced Expander product line offers numerous industry-proven benefits in Enhanced Flooded Battery (EFB) applications. Currently, battery manufacturers are faced with the dilemma wherein increasing dynamic charge acceptance (DCA) and

Hammond Group is excited to announce that our Vice President of Performance Additives, Gordon Beckley will be giving a presentation on “Performance Additives for Lead-Acid (PbA) Batteries: The Enabler” at the 2019 International Lead Battery Fair (ILBF) in Beijing, China. The conference runs from April 1-3, and the presentation will

Mr. Murphy joined Hammond Group’s Board of Directors in 2011 and was elected President and Chairman in 2013. Prior to joining Hammond, Mr. Murphy spent 30 years at Rocketdyne, a division of the Boeing Company, developing rocket engines and deep space power systems. In 2007, he became the founding CEO

Hammond Group is excited to welcome Dr. Marco Robotti to their UK team as Materials Engineer. Marco received his PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Barcelona.  His thesis was on functional surfaces obtained by thermal spray techniques developing photocatalytic and photoelectrocatalytic materials.  His recent work was at Fiamm

The International Lead Medal has been awarded to the late David Boden, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the lead battery industry following a lifetime of design and innovation, and for his inspirational work mentoring the next generation of lead battery leaders. The medal is awarded annually at either

Hammond Group, Inc. has maintained and operated in compliance to an ISO 9001 standard since 1998 and has now successfully transitioned all of its U.S. and international divisions to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Certification to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 standard demonstrates to customers that Hammond Group is

Giving back to our community is something we truly believe in, and we were fortunate to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana! This organization believes in a world where everyone has a decent place to live. They have been building decent, affordable homes for struggling, working families since 1986.

Environmental regulatory systems are inherently complex. Policies and agencies often find themselves at odds with each other, as they try to implement their own charters. This is certainly the case in the energy area, and particularly with battery power. Here’s the problem. While climate programs are promoting battery power, other

Dr. Marvin Ho, V.P. Research & Development, will be presenting a paper on positive paste additives at the upcoming European Lead Battery Conference in Vienna, Austria.  Dr. Ho and his research team has been developing next generations additives to reduce electrolyte stratification, increase battery life and improve the lead-acid battery’s

Gordon Beckley, V.P. Performance Additives & Chief Technical Officer, participated in a panel discussion on “Hot Issues in Lead Acid Manufacturing and Recycling in North America” along with Adam Muellerweiss (Johnson Controls), Dr. Stephen Clarke (Aqua Metals) and Dr. Boris Monahov (Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium) at the NAATBatt International Conference

Enqin Gao, Senior Staff Research Engineer, presented Hammond’s recent findings on tetrabasic lead-sulfate development in the positive paste during the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) meeting in Nanjing, China.  Enqin discussed how the conversion rate of tetrabasic lead-sulfate can be increased with treatments to seed crystals and optimization of

On October 19, 2016, manufacturers, business leaders, and policymakers from across the state met in Indianapolis to honor those companies that have made outstanding contributions to the development of a healthy, dynamic environment in Indiana, and to the state’s overall economic well-being. Hammond Group, Inc. is excited to be among

Gordon Beckley, V.P. Performance Additives & Chief Technical Officer, and Dr. Marvin Ho, V.P. Research & Develop, participated at the recent Asian Battery Conference (ABC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Dr. Ho paper titled “Advanced Positive Additives for Lead-Acid Batteries” reviewed the benefits of paste additives to the positive active material

Look for Hammond at the
Asian Battery Conference and Exhibition
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Tuesday 5 – Friday 8 September 2023
Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center
Booth #25