Corporate Partners

Since 1969, SOVEMA S.p.A has been providing complete turn-key solutions to battery manufacturing facilities around the globe. From lead ingot to the final product, Sovema is able to supply individual pieces of equipment for specific processing operations, as well as complete lines for the entire product manufacturing. Formed in 2011, Solith serves as the engineering & manufacturing automation division of Sovema for Lithium-Ion battery cell production for HEV, EV, and energy storage sectors. The Solith machinery production range includes; electrode punching, electrode stacking, winding, welding, packaging, formation, complete assembly lines for EV/HEV battery packs. Sovel grew out from the desire of Sovema to be present in every single step of battery manufacturing. The name itself defines this mission: SOV-EL is the merge of “Sovema” and “Electronics”, declaring the strong bond between our roots in Sovema and looking to the future through electronics. Sovema Global Services market, sell and support the Sovema Family’s complete line of formation, production, automation and testing equipment to an expanding global clientele. The increasing number of applications using lithium-ion chemistries and the demand for specialized turn-key projects fit well into SGS’s product portfolio.


Industry Organizations

Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium: The ALABC is a research consortium originally formed in 1992 to advance the capabilities of the valve-regulated lead acid battery in order to help electric vehicles become a reality.

American National Standards Institute: As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.

Battery Council International: BCI is the authoritative source of battery-related information in many areas. Through its committees and research arms, it researches, develops and publishes technical data, engineering standards, marketing practices, trade issues and governmental and legislative initiatives.

Central Laboratory of Electrochemical Power Sources (CLEPS): In 1967, when CLEPS was founded, Prof. D.Pavlov established and headed the Lead-Acid Battery Department (LABD). Ever since, more than 40 years now, the research and development activities of the LABD have been focused on the lead-acid battery theory and technology. Today, the LABD of CLEPS is an integral research organization capable of resolving and consulting about all kinds of fundamental, technological and design problems related to lead-acid batteries.

Deutsches Institut für Normung: DIN, the German Institute for Standardization, offers stakeholders a platform for the development of standards as a service to industry, the state, and society as a whole. A registered non-profit association, DIN has been based in Berlin since 1917.

Essential Energy Everyday: Essential Energy Everyday exists to increase awareness of the critical importance of lead batteries to power our daily lives. The initiative is supported by the two global trade associations that represent the lead battery and lead industries, Battery Council International (BCI) and the International Lead Association (ILA).

Idaho National Laboratory: In operation since 1949, INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s missions in nuclear and energy research, science, and national defense.

International Electrotechnical Commission: IEC provides a platform to companies, industries, and governments for meeting, discussing, and developing the International Standards they require.

International Lead Zinc Research Organization: The International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO) manages the environment, health, sustainable development and product-related research programs on behalf of the International Lead Association (ILA) and the International Zinc Association (IZA).

Society of Automotive Engineers: SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International’s core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International’s charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

United States Council for Automotive Research: The United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR) was founded in 1992. Its goal is to further strengthen the technology base of the U.S. auto industry through cooperative research and development.


Industry Publications

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Batteries International:  Serving the energy storage and battery industry for over 20 years, Batteries International has a well-deserved reputation as being an authoritative source on all aspects of the industry.

Battery Power:  Serving the rapidly expanding market of battery-powered products and technology, Battery Power covers all aspects of applications and technology development of batteries, power management, charging, testing, monitoring, and manufacturing systems, as well as business and market news.

BEST (Batteries & Energy Storage Technology):   Launched in 2003, BEST Magazine covers developments in all battery chemistries from lead-acid to lithium-ion. Its editorial team reports from all the major technical conferences and exhibitions and is recognized as the source for keeping up with major industry developments.

Charged: Electric Vehicles Magazine: Industry activity and public interest in electric vehicles are at an all-time high, and Charged is dedicated to helping bring EVs to prime time. Charged is a mirror for the EV industry, shining a light on the good ideas and innovators where we can find them, in our best effort to help connect the dots.

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International:  First published in 1995, and now sent twice a year to over 30,000 key specifiers and decision-makers throughout the global OE automotive industry, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International is firmly established as the world’s leading international showcase for technology and innovation in electric, hybrid and fuel-cell vehicle development and manufacturing.