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AxleTech International

AxleTech International is a global designer and manufacturer of drivetrain systems and components for specialty vehicle applications. Its success lies its engineering expertise and understanding of customer needs to develop custom drivetrain solutions for electric vehicles. From single components to complete systems, it provides electric drive technology that delivers the optimal packaging and performance.


Digatron Power Electronics

Digatron Power Electronics has engineering, manufacturing and service facilities located in Germany, USA, China and India. It develops and manufactures computer-controlled test and formation equipment for all kinds of batteries, as well as other forms of electrical energy storage devices including fuel cells, supercaps and hybrid systems. 


Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

CATL is founded in 2011, headquartered at Ningde, China, and dedicated to providing effective solutions for new energy applications. It features R&D and manufacturing capabilities of both EV battery and energy storage systems, as well as core technologies of completed industrial chain about material, cell, battery system and battery recycling.


Dow Corning 

Established in 1943 specifically to explore and develop the potential of silicones, Dow Corning is a global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation. It is passionate about silicon technologys versatility, its possibilities and its unique potential to help solve some of the most important challenges facing the world.


Fujipoly America Corporation 

Fujipoly is a global manufacturing company specializing in electronic packaging components such as Zebra elastomeric connectors, Sarcon thermal interface materials, and complex silicone rubber extrusions and co-extrusions. With nine locations in North America, Europe and Asia, Fujipoly’s network is designed to supply products to customers quickly at the local level.


Hongfa America

Hongfa is a major global company that designs and manufactures relays, contactors, and circuit protection for market segments including automotive, transportation, solar, industry, energy, communication, household appliances, medical, national defense, etc. Its commitment to technology and customer service allows it to provide solutions to customers switching power challenges.



Intertek offers industry-leading, independent consulting and testing for batteries, fuel cells and super-capacitors. In addition its NRTL, National Certification Body status and CTIA and ISO 17025 accreditations, its capabilities range from coin cell evaluations to full pack EV/HEV batteries for automotive applications. Other automotive services include market conformance and electrical safety approvals of EV/HEV/EVSE components and systems.


Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls Power Solutions is the worlds largest manufacturer of automotive batteries, supplying approximately 140 million every year to automakers and aftermarket retailers. Its full range of lead-acid and lithium-ion battery technology powers nearly every type of vehicle for customers - including conventional, start-stop, advanced start-stop, micro hybrid, hybrid and electric. Johnson Controls recycling system has helped make automotive batteries the most recycled consumer product in the world. Globally, 15,000 employees develop, manufacture, distribute and recycle batteries at more than 50 locations. 


LORD Corporation

LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with their customers to provide innovative aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions.



Maccor Inc. is the pioneer and world’s largest commercial manufacturer of automated test systems adaptable to a wide range of energy storage products and battery chemistries. Maccor’s range of equipment not only provides standard discharge and cycle testing but is capable of sophisticated pulse testing, together with high-speed data acquisition and interface with smart battery packs. In addition, cyclic voltammetry, three-electrode, and AC impedance experiments can be performed. Maccor also supplies cell formation equipment for a variety of cell formats and sizes.


Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership serving as the state's marketing arm and lead agency for business, talent and jobs, tourism, film and digital incentives, arts and cultural grants, and overall economic growth. MEDC offers a number of business assistance services and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration,economic gardening, entrepreneurship, strategic partnerships, talent enhancement and urban and community development. MEDC, founded in 1999, also developed and manages the state's popular Pure Michigan brand.


Paraclete Energy

Paraclete Energys economically viable products will enable battery manufacturers to integrate high-capacity, non-exotic Li-ion active additives into their existing manufacturing processes, thereby increasing energy density up to 400% without sacrificing overall durability, while being both ecologically friendly and scalable.



Prettl Group is a global leader in the manufacture of wire harnesses and coil-actuated assemblies for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. It is experienced in manufacturing almost any kind of automotive harness including sensor harness assemblies, general EDS harnesses and battery box sensing and power for electric and hybrid vehicles.


Pyrotek Incorporated 

Pyrotek is a global engineering leader and innovator of technical solutions, integrated systems and consulting services for customers in the metals and advanced materials industries. It operates plants in more than 35 countries, including a high-temperature graphitization facility in Sanborn, New York, that purifies and graphitizes lithium-ion battery anode materials.


Rhombus Energy Solutions 

Rhombus makes scalable power converters, PV, and energy storage inverters that range from 2 kW to over 1 MW and are field-proven in hundreds of installations. Rhombus bi-directional, low-voltage and high-current battery cycling systems interface with the fully equipped, high-power energy lab to test and validate power conversion systems.


Soulbrain MI

Soulbrain MI, Inc. is a research and development company focusing on the production of electrolyte solutions for lithium-ion batteries. Soulbrain MI, Inc.’s PuriEL electrolyte can be optimized to improve energy density, cell performance, and safety in areas such as internal pressure, overcharge and life cycle.


The Copper Development Association Inc. 

The Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA) is the market development, engineering and information services arm of the copper, brass and bronze industries in the USA. It is chartered to enhance and expand markets for copper and its alloys in North America. Visit copper.org or follow @thinkcopper for more information.