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References on Batteries and Battery Chargers, Trade Associations, Battery Manufacturers & Testing Labs

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Trade Associations

Battery Council International
111 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
phone: 708-644-6610
They can provide guides, battery standards, and information on the battery industry in general.

International Battery Materials Association (IBA)
14731 Sprengel Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44135, USA

Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories

UL: Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
333 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL 60062-2096
phone: 708-272-8800

with branch locations:
1285 Walt Whitman Road; Melville, L.I., NY 11747-3081
1655 Scott Blvd.; Santa Clara, CA 95050-4169
12 Laboratory Drive; Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3995
2600 N.W. Lake Road; Camas, WA 98607-9526

For an understanding of the extent of the services of UL:
If you want to determine if a product has current, legitimate Listing with UL you can call 1-888-UL-INFO-1. If you’re interested in obtaining a particular UL test Standard, you may call Global Engineering Documents at 1-800-854-7179. There is a charge for each UL Standard. If you’d like to write in to UL to obtain UL’s history book, which details testing procedures for various products, feel free to do so. The history book is available free-of-charge.

Battery Manufacturers

Battery manufacturers can be a good source of info but always “Let Theory Guide and Experiment Decide.”

  • AC Delco Systems, 2401 Columbus Ave, Anderson, IN 46018 USA
  • Accu Oerlikon, 8050 Zürich Switzerland, Binzmühlestrasse 94
  • Accusealed Ltd., Cservenka 86, Post Nr: 1601, H-1158 Budapest, Hungary
  • C&D Charter Power Systems, PO Box 239, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 USA
  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., PO Box 147, Lyon Station, PA 19536 USA
  • GNB Industrial Battery, 829 Parkview Boulevard, Lombard, IL 60148 USA
  • Gates Energy products
  • Hawker Energy Products Inc., 617 North Ridgeview Drive, Warrensburg, Missouri 64093 USA
  • Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, WI 53201 USA
  • Matsushita Battery Ind., 1, Matsushita-cho, Moriguchi-shi, Osaka 570 Japan
  • Panasonic
  • Power-Sonic Corporation, 3106 Spring Street, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA
  • Saft NIFE
  • Trojan Battery Company, 12380 Clark Street, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
  • Sonnennschein
  • Varta Battery AG, Dieckstr. 42, Postfach 4280, D-5800 Hagen, Germany
  • Yuasa Exide, Inc., PO Box 14145, Reading, PA 16912-4145 USA