This added capacity will allow ZAF to rapidly seed the market and meet customer demand for rechargeable nickel-zinc (NiZn) batteries globally.
February 15, 2019
ZAF Energy Systems Inc., Columbia Falls, Mont., received a strategic investment from Wirtz Manufacturing, Port Huron, Mich., to expand ZAF’s manufacturing capacity from hundreds of batteries per month to thousands of batteries per month.
89% of survey respondents would consider a battery subscription plan that provides testing, removal, replacement and recycling of bad batteries.
January 23, 2019
Only 20% of enterprises have visibility into the performance of mobile solutions used by their mobile workforce, uncovering a lack of battery management among enterprises, according to a study conducted by VDC Research, Natick, Mass.
The costs associated with the maintenance, repair and replacement of batteries coupled with the associated downtime can add up fast, hurting profitability and diverting much-needed resources from more strategic businesses initiatives.
From lost capacity to chronic undercharging, using the wrong battery in cold storage environments can have a chilling impact on the bottom line. Here’s how to avoid the high costs of poor battery productivity.
Philadelphia Scientific, Montgomeryville, Pa., introduced iBOS Basic, a small fleet battery room management system that provides an audible mispick alarm to alert forklift operators when the wrong battery has been selected.
Flow-Rite, Byron Center, Mich., developed Battery Steward reporting services, a cloud-based solution that helps operations managers proactively identify neglected, misused and abused industrial batteries.
Hyster-Yale, Greenville, N.C., introduced the Hyster Battery Tracker with Powered by PosiCharge technology, a new battery management solution that monitors battery health and usage to help ensure proper maintenance and warranty compliance tracking.
Due to new technologies, employers today are looking for highly skilled workers educated in science and trained in technology, who can operate advanced electronic equipment, give engineers proper feedback on process changes and assist with process improvements.
Philadelphia Scientific, Montgomeryville, Pa., introduced the iBOS barcode scanner, which is a hand-held scanner that enables the tracking of individual battery run times and individual lift truck utilization.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.