Events | April 5, 2023

Women in the Global Battery Industry Networking Reception

Nearly fifty WGBI members convened on Monday, May 2 at the first in-person member meeting during the BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo in Naples, FL. WGBI President, Julie McClure (MAC Engineering and Equipment) presided over the meeting, which included reports from officers and standing subcommittee chairs, and a short presentation from Nancy Martin (NRM Consulting) on networking tips and tricks. 

Following the meeting, non-members and representatives from the sponsoring companies gathered for a networking reception. Special thanks go out to the sponsors of the event, C&D Technologies/Trojan Battery and Hollingsworth & Vose for their generous support. 

Carole Mars The Sustainability Consortium Director

The high recycling rate of U.S. lead batteries means a large percent of U.S. lead battery manufacturing supply chain inputs (73% of its lead) are sourced from domestic recyclers.

Dr. Carole Mars, Director of Technical Development and Innovation, The Sustainability Consortium