NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Northfield Automation Systems recently announced that it would be an exhibitor at the 28th International Battery Seminar and Exhibit that will take place March 14-17, 2011, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference is one of the longest running battery industry events and has a large international attendance covering all relevant fields of technology.
The International Battery Seminar and Exhibit is renowned as a leading event for providing key industry speakers to discuss state-of-the-art worldwide energy storage technology developments for portable products, power and vehicular applications. The event not only provides broad perspectives, but also informs insights into significant advances in materials, product development and applications for all battery systems and enabling technologies.
The explosion of interest in flexible battery technology makes the seminar a perfect fit for Northfield Automation Systems, a premier provider of high-precision roll-to-roll processing equipment with in-depth expertise taking products from lab to high-volume production.
In addition to information and discussion about flexible battery development, other seminar areas of focus will include in-depth worldwide analysis of battery markets and technologies; government battery stimulus program developments; battery safety enhancement; consumer and large-format batteries; and thermal and power management systems for consumer and electric, plug-in and hybrid vehicles. Additionally, subjects such as battery development for the grid, battery recycling and battery metals pricing will be addressed.
Darin Stotz, director of sales and marketing for Northfield Automation Systems, said, “We’re excited to be an exhibitor at the upcoming International Battery Seminar and Exhibit. It’s a great place for us to meet with manufacturers, OEMs, product designers and others for whom our broad experience and knowledge of this market will be useful. There have been some significantly meaningful developments in battery technology – specifically in the realm of flexible batteries – and our expertise in these areas will be on display at the seminar.”
For more information about the seminar or to learn more about Northfield Automation System’s involvement, contact Darin Stotz at 507-645-5501. or by e-mail.
Founded in 1995, Northfield Automation Systems, Inc., designs, engineers and fabricates automation machinery for OEMs and high-volume, custom manufacturers. Its engineers provide consultative support for streamlined manufacturing processes with turnkey, integrated equipment. The company’s vision is to become the global leader in web-based, high-precision, roll-to-roll processing of thin-film applications, including flexible electronics, display, solar, flexible battery, and organic electronics. Northfield Automation has nearly 75 years of combined experience in roll-to-roll thin material handling, and can work from lab scale to high-volume production. The company is located in Northfield, Minn., which is 35 minutes south of the Minneapolis/St.Paul metro area.