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BCI members are companies across the lead battery supply chain that collaborate to advance the industry. BCI members set the standards for the lead battery industry; help to create the most current statistical industry reports including the Failure Mode Report and Shipment Report; and undertake initiatives to advocate for issues of interest industry-wide.

BCI members also hold the exclusive privilege of exhibiting at the Power Mart Expo, which is part of BCI’s annual conference. This yearly event unites the key players in the global energy storage industry and drives global conversations that impact our collective future. 

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Through networking, collaboration and research, BCI supports the growth and success of member companies and their employees.

“BCI continually polishes the building blocks upon which our industry is built. The work of the BCI committees impacts all lead battery companies, no matter their size, as well as their customers. I want our voice to be heard, and this is why we are a member.”  

 -Hal Hawk, President, Crown Battery Mfg. Co.

Membership Types

Manufacturer Member - Any company that manufactures lead batteries.

Supplier Member - Any company that supplies a product or service to lead battery industry, including companies that manufacture battery components and consultants. 

Marketer Member - Any company that distributes batteries and is not involved in the manufacturing process. 

It is understood and agreed that this membership will be maintained for at least one year and may be continued thereafter, without renewal, on a year to year basis unless the member notifies the Executive Vice President of his intention to resign prior to the close of the fiscal year, or unless suspended by the Board of Directors.

Membership Dues

Battery Council International dues are based on a company's annual net sales.  Dues are based on net sales, the net sales referred to are those relevant to the battery industry in the preceding calendar year. For fiscal purposes, dues and budgets shall commence on January 1 and end on December 31. All dues are payable no later than April 1st of the current year.

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