Welcome to BCI
Battery Council International is your resource for information on the use and recycling of lead-acid batteries.
Look to us for information and the latest news on how lead-acid batteries are being used in environmentally friendly practices such as recycling and hybrid car production, as well as in workhorse and mission-critical situations that require a truly dependable power source, such as the backup generating system at your local hospital.
BCI is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the interests of the international lead-acid battery industry. With more than 250 members worldwide, BCI brings together representatives of many of the kinds of businesses that are involved in the lead-acid battery life cycle, including manufacturers and recyclers, marketers and retailers, suppliers of raw materials and equipment, and industry consultants.
In 2010 the Battery Council celebrated its 85th anniversary and the 150th anniversary of the development of the lead-acid battery business. Select from one of the links above to learn about BCI's goals, how to contact us, or to learn more about lead-acid battery business.
6.19.2013 Press Release - BCI and EUROBAT Join Forces to Strengthen Workers’ Protection
Battery Council International (North America) and EUROBAT
(Europe, Middle East and Africa – EMEA) announced today the update of their
voluntary blood lead mitigation programmes for employees of all their member
companies, representing 90% of lead-based battery production in North America and
The members of both associations have today committed to
reduce blood lead levels for all employees below 30 microgrammes per deciliter
(μg/dl) by the end of 2016.