Eco-Bat Technologies Limited (Eco-Bat) confirms that it has been named in the European Commission's decision finding that from 2009 to 2012, certain lead recycling companies, including two of Eco-Bat's subsidiaries, participated in a cartel aimed at fixing the purchase prices for scrap lead-acid automotive batteries in Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands.
PbA Industry promotional video (by Hammond Group and the BCI featured at the 2016 ELBC Conference)
Automechanika Frankfurt in September was the venue for the first official appearance of ECOBAT Battery Technologies, a new company that has been formed from the consolidation of three independent businesses operating within the ECOBAT Technologies Group. ECOBAT Battery Technologies is therefore an entirely new entity, which is able to offer a unique and comprehensive battery service across Europe.
In order to spearhead the transition from its existing individual business units to become ECOBAT Battery Technologies, parent company ECOBAT Technologies and the ECOBAT group has recruited Philippe Desnos as Vice President and Managing Director of new the pan-European entity.
ECO-BAT ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ITS ISSUE OF ADDITIONAL EQUITY, THE REDEMPTION OF ITS €300 MILLION SENIOR NOTES DUE 2017 AND THE CONCLUSION OF A NEW £75 MILLION LOAN FACILITY AGREEMENT
world’s largest producer and recycler of lead, ECOBAT Technologies Ltd. is
currently the only global company offering a closed recycling loop for
begins and ends with specialist ECOBAT group member companies which collect,
transport and store waste lead acid batteries and battery powered appliances
ready for recycling.
The core material from these products is used by our smelters to manufacture the highest quality lead and lead alloys. Our other operational facilities use other products derived from our lead recycling operations to produce a range of industrial products. In some parts of the world we have retail outlets for new batteries, which also take back waste items for recycling.
production facilities use the latest cutting edge technologies to ensure high
quality, efficient and environmentally responsible products which are renowned
for their consistency.
Our operations are certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001 or EMAS standards.
facility is tailored to enable us to make products designed for specific
markets, such as lead acid batteries and lead sheet, plus other lead products,
for example, anodes and wires.
More than 80 per cent of our lead production is pure lead, which involves the manufacture of refined lead from scrap lead sources. We maximise the value derived from our lead recycling operations by converting what would have been waste into other products that we sell or recycle. These include sulphuric acid, polypropylene, sodium sulphate, zinc, aluminium, industrial minerals, plastics and polyfoams.