Last week, Indiana State Representative Mike Andrade visited Hammond Group Inc.’s (HGI) state-of-the-art lead battery research lab, E=(LAB)2 in Hammond, Indiana. Representative Andrade learned how HGI is advancing research in battery materials, cell manufacture, and battery testing to provide custom solutions for next-generation batteries ­– critical for a greener, more

New production capabilities will speed time-to-market for next-gen silicon hybrid batteries SANTA CLARA, Calif. — July 14, 2022 — Gridtential Energy today announced that it will partner with battery component manufacturers Hammond Group and Wirtz Manufacturing Co. to develop, pilot and produce ready-made components and equipment for makers of advanced

HAMMOND, Indiana, June 13, 2022 — Hammond Group, Inc. today announced that as it continues its development of innovations in performance additives for the battery industry, Brad Bisaillon has joined the company’s leadership team as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Brad will be responsible for leading Hammond’s efforts

Hammond’s Senior Product Development Engineer Maureen Sherrick was a featured speaker at the 2022 FENIBAT conference in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. On May 24 Maureen presented: GravityGuard™, a Novel Solution for Acid Stratification in Deep Cycling and EFB Batteries. Maureen has worked in the lead-acid battery research field for nearly 31

Hammond Group’s research team has come up with a new way of mitigating the destructive effects of acid stratification within the battery. Read the full story in the September 2021 edition of Batteries International:

Hammond Group was awarded the Battery Council International’s Innovation Award on September 23, 2021, at the association’s 2021 meeting in San Diego, CA. HGI was recognized for a novel application of lead silicate in its GravityGuard™ battery additive to increase cycling capability and extend battery life, becoming the first repeat

For decades, a lead battery’s critical function was reliably starting an internal combustion engine. Now the technology is being criticized for lacking lithium-ion’s energy density per kilogram. Terry Murphy, president, CEO, and chairman of battery chemical firm Hammond Group explains why there is still enormous scope for improving lead batteries.

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


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