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|2020 Innovation Award|
Every year, hundreds of innovations occur within the lead battery industry – from packaging and technology to equipment, chemistry and beyond. The goal of the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Innovation Award is to collect all of these innovations and showcase them to both the industry and the public.
The award was established to honor industry thought leader, Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz, former CEO of East Penn Manufacturing Co.
Submissions for the 2020 Innovation Award are open and will close on Friday, February 7, 2020. For questions regarding the Innovation Award, contact BCI at +1.312.245.1074 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The following guidelines should be considered when submitting an innovation. Providing multiple supporting documents that align with these guidelines will give judges additional insight and clarity on your submission. All of the guidelines do not need to be met to qualify for consideration.
Dick Amistadi | President, Amistadi Associates LLC
Don Karner | President, Electric Applications Incorporated
Dr. Boris Monahov | Consultant, Monks Battery Consultants
Dr. Geoffrey May | Battery Consultant, FOCUS Battery Consulting
Congratulations to the 2019 Innovation Award Winner!
RSR Technologies' active R&D initiative in the secondary lead industry has produced a new alloy, SUPERSOFT-HYCYCLE, enabling lead batteries to function at 2x current standards. Use of the Advanced Photon Source at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has helped verify this improvement. The alloy improves cycle life, dynamic charge acceptance and capacity. Read more.