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AABC Asia 2014. Exhibitors

ANSYS Japan K.K.
ANSYS is multiphysics CAE that are introduced in companies and research institutions around the world.
It is possible to analyze the flexibility engineers to suit your needs, and physical phenomena, such as structure, vibration, heat transfer, electromagnetic, piezoelectric, acoustic, thermal fluid-dropping collision, the coupled problem which is a combination of them.
By using the ANSYS Fluent + Battery Model, For example you can obtain the temperature distribution and the distribution of the amount of heat generated by the cell in the cooling conditions.
Not only cell, it is possible for analysis including the module pack, it is helpful in the development and design of the battery, such as consideration of material and cooling structure.
Arbin Instruments
Arbin is the leading global supplier of multi-channeled potentiostat/galvanostat testing systems for every energy storage device application. This includes materials research, batteries, capacitors, x-EVs, flow batteries, fuel cells and humidifiers. We cover applications ranging from nano-amps up to thousands of amps. Arbin is a multi-million dollar corporation nestled in the heart of Texas with thousands of systems in operation in over 50 countries. Our success is due to the advanced product features we provide and have often pioneered, the knowledge and service provided by our team, and the extraordinary goals established by management that place a strong emphasis on R&D. Arbin balances innovation and experience with the flexibility to always take on new challenges, and in recent years has partnered with fellow industry leaders for ARPA research projects. All of these aspects combined set us apart from competitors and drive our continued growth and improvement.
CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. It has over 30 years of experience in delivering industrial strength engineering simulation to a wide range of industries and application.
Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kisha (DENKA) is a chemicals manufacturer developing on a global scale in a wide range of fields, from raw materials, both inorganic and organic, to electronic materials and pharmaceuticals.
Ever since its founding, DENKA has created a wealth of products by applying its carbide manufacturing technology and pursued the ultimate in monozukuri (Japanese-style craftsmanship) while changing its output in response to the needs of the times.
“An earnest attitude and sincere dealings” this is nothing less than DENKA’s DNA.
With the approach of our centennial, we are committed to carrying this DNA on into the next 100 years, and aspire to be a manufacturing company that is ever-trusted.
DJK / Noritake
Daiichi Jitsugyo, for over 20 years, has focused on innovative and unique equipment solutions for energy storage applications.

Noritake brings over 100 years of experience to their KILN technology and can support your R&D to mass production needs.

ESPEC is the global supplier of environmental tester that are designed to recreate any combinations of temperature, humidity, and pressure, that can be observed anywhere on the earth.
We provide various testers and test services that are dedicated to lithium ion battery cells and packs, backed by the latest technology and over 60 years of experience. We offer unique testers incorporating conventional test method to our environment recreation technology, such as charge/discharge, nail penetration and crush tester with superior temperature control.
Global Information
Global Information, Inc. is an information service company providing over 30,000 market research reports from 300 well-selected market research companies and publishers.
The reports cover global market trends of Lithium-based rechargeable batteries, strategic analysis of EV charging infrastructure (V2G and V2H), survey of supercapacitor / ultracapacitor manufacturers, and competitive landscape in battery materials including cathode, anode, electrolyte, separator, binders.
We provide essential information to aid the decision-making process of our clients, choosing those reports that best fit their current needs for future business growth.
Through our worldwide offices, located in six countries, we can offer service without borders and provide the market information our client needs.
Hohsen Corp.
Hohsen Corp. have been active in a diverse range of the battery business world wide since 1993. We aim to be both an information provider and a mechanical provider for R&D centers, universities, and manufacturers. During the last 10 years we have seen an increase in environmental awareness and clean energy. Collecting the latest information from around the world, we have worked to develop testing and manufacturing equipment never before made to meet the needs of our clients, and still are. As we look to the future, while bearing in mind the state of global environment, it is our desire to provide an even more comprehensive technical service to our clients in order to develop the best products and the right information possible. We hope you take advantages of Hohsen Corp.
HOKUTO DENKO with Bio-Logic
HOKUTO DENKO. Since its founding in 1958, Hokuto Denko has been producing mainly the electrochemical instrument. Added the water quality measurement equipment business in 1991, Hokuto Denko has expanded its business in two main with the electrochemical measurement equipment business. Hokuto Denko will continue to deliver products with the concept of electro-chemical and a sensibility more humane.

Bio-Logic Science Instruments SAS is a French designer and manufacturer of high performance laboratory research instruments and software. The headquarters are based in France close to Grenoble in the French Alps.
Bio-Logic SAS has designed instruments for a variety of domains and applications:

  • Electrochemistry
  • Rapid-Kinetics, Spectroscopy & Photosynthesis
  • Battery & energy devices testing
  • Materials testing
  • Electrochemical Scanning systems
  • Electrophysiology
Bio-Logic is a rapidly growing global company with affiliate offices in USA (Bio-Logic USA), India (Bio-Logic India) UK (UNISCAN), China (Bio-Logic China), Italy, and has a large and growing network of worldwide distributors (with representatives in most large and developing countries).
Bio-Logic’s team is continuously innovating and developing pioneer solutions to enable our customers in their research and tests.
……Developing high performance products with unmatched value…
……and providing a high level support to our customers….
Imerys Graphite & Carbon

Imerys Graphite & Carbon is the world leader in high tech, high performance solutions based on high quality graphite and carbons.
Imerys Graphite & Carbon is committed to produce and market highly specialized, environmentally friendly carbon-based materials for a variety of industrial fields. One of these fields is the battery market (including mainly Alkaline batteries, Lithium-ion batteries, Lead-acid batteries, Zinc-carbon batteries, Fuel cells, Super-capacitors and Can-coating dispersions) where Imerys Graphite & Carbon is recognized as an innovative and a leading supplier of various carbon materials.
For more information visit our web page:

IMG Saxony-Anhalt
IMG is the Investment and Marketing Group of the German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt. We support domestic and international companies through a full range of services from the beginning of a project idea to the business implementation in our region. In addition, IMG markets the business and science location Saxony-Anhalt both nationally and internationally. IMG is also responsible for the national and international tourism marketing. The state of Saxony-Anhalt is IMG's sole shareholder.
Saxony-Anhalt's great potential has grown out of a distinguished history and has been developed with the passion and enthusiasm of the people who live and work here. Our federal state is characterized by verve and openness and the drive for innovation and exploration.
Inoue Mfg.
Inoue Mfg., Inc. is the oldest and largest mixing equipment manufacturer of total Industrial mixing equipment and plant engineering for various industries in Asian market with the only company that offers all kinds of mixing equipment in the global market.
Inter Battery
InterBattery is Korea's only trade show for the secondary-cell and rechargeable battery industry.  InterBattery aims to expand and develop the global battery industry - encompassing everything from small mobile products to a large market of energy solutions and automobiles.

Venue: Coex Hall A   Period: October 14 ~ 16, 2014  Expected Scale: 120 companies, 350 booths  Host: Korea Ministry of Trade  Organizers: Korea Battery Industry Association, Coex  Exhibition items: Material & Equipment, EVs, Energy storage, R&D

  • The Korea Battery Industry Association aims at raising public awareness of the battery industry while developing the sector’s international competitiveness.
  • Coex is Korea’s leading events venue and convention and exhibition organizer, with over 20 years’ experience in the global MICE industry.
JM Energy
JM Energy Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of lithium ion capacitor, started as a member of the JSR group in August 2007, and developed the world’s first lithium ion capacitor at the end of 2008, establishing its manufacturing base in Hokuto City in Yamanashi Prefecture.
JM Energy’s lithium ion capacitor (LIC) ULTIMO is a commercially available energy storage device with high voltage, high energy density, fast charge/discharge capabilities and long cycle and calendar life time. In an era demanding energy conservation and environmental measures on a global basis, lithium ion capacitors contribute to dramatic improvements in functions such as rapid charge and discharge, energy regeneration and load leveling in various fields, offering diversified solutions to efforts in efficient use of energy. For more information, visit our website at
JSR Corporation
JSR’s water-based binders for Lithium Ion Batteries, developed with its proprietary polymer technology, offer significant improvements in safety, performance and manufacturing cost over traditional organic binders with superior adhesion, higher discharge rate and improved cycle life performance.  Also, JSR offers binders for cathodes and graphite-based anodes and is currently developing binders for Si-based anodes. 
JSR’s global network is headquartered in Tokyo (Japan) and has factories and offices in Europe, US, China, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand. JSR is a leading materials supplier in a variety of technology driven markets and pursues close collaborations with leading innovators in a number of industries that are a key to the present and future welfare of human society: life sciences, energy storage, synthetic rubbers, and semiconductor and display materials.

Linear Technology Coporation
Linear Technology Corporation has been designing, manufacturing and marketing high performance analog integrated circuits for three decades. The Company’s products have applications in automotive, industrial, communications, networking, computer, medical, instrumentation, consumer, and military and aerospace systems. Linear’s broad line of automotive solutions includes battery stack monitors, LED drivers, surge stoppers, DC/DC controllers, switching regulators, high voltage power managers and battery chargers, linear regulators, µModule® power products, digital power system management devices, power monitors, temperature sensors, precision op amps, instrumentation amplifiers, data converters and Power over Ethernet (PoE) controllers. For more information, visit
Maccor, Inc.
Maccor manufactures testing equipment for the battery and energy storage market (i.e. batteries, capacitors, fuel cells, etc.). Maccor Inc. was the pioneer, and is the world’s largest commercial manufacturer for this type of equipment. Maccor continues to be the leader in technological innovation in both hardware and software to allow the test systems to be configured for any application and is recognized the world over as the industry standard in performance, reliability, speed, accuracy and customer support. More companies rely on Maccor everyday for their battery and cell test equipment needs. Now Maccor systems can perform impedance spectroscopy experiments when integrated with a Solartron Analytical or Princeton Applied Research frequency response analyzer. Today Maccor has thousands of systems in operation in more than 50 countries.
Magna Steyr AG and Co KG

Over 100 years of experience in vehicle production and a broad range of services make MAGNA STEYR the worldwide leading brand-independent engineering and manufacturing partner for OEMs. Our extensive range of services covers five divisions:

  • Engineering Services: From systems and modules to complete vehicle development
  • Vehicle Contract Manufacturing: Flexible solutions from niche to volume production
  • Fuel Systems: Conventional energy storage systems (made of steel, plastic and aluminum)
  • Battery Systems: Innovative Battery Systems for renewable energies
  • Roof Systems: Entire range of roof systems including soft tops, retractable hard tops and modular tops.
Globally 10,500 employees support these services. Based on this global network of 39 locations on three continents, we are always close to our customers. To us, partnership includes strengthening and fostering our customers’ market position by integrating unique ideas and new developments.
Materion Technical Materials
Materion Technical Materials is recognized as the global supplier of Copper-Aluminum Dovetail Clad busbar and lead tab materials specifically designed to enhance Li Ion Battery connectivity. This cost effective Copper-Aluminum Dovetail Clad material simplifies robust laser assembly on an industrial scale by eliminating the challenge of joining dissimilar metals. Dovetail lead tabs offer the unique solution of presenting entirely either as all Copper or all Aluminum connections, literally from the pouch seal all the way to the pack terminals. Materion's other composite materials are used internally in cell assembly, control module leadframes, unique fuse designs, and even in current sensing shunt resistors.
Nogamigiken Co., Ltd.
Applying the knowhow in precision blade manufacturing and in-house mass-production presses it has accumulated during the twenty years since its establishment, Nogamigiken Co., Ltd. is engaged in the design and production of precision-punching jigs and dies. The jigs and dies we manufacture specialize in burr, contamination and deformation-free punching of thin film materials including battery electrode materials (electrode plates and separators).
Meeting the need of our customers, to date, we have manufactured more than 3,000 order-made jigs.
We meet the wide diversity of needs of our customers ranging from the prototyping level to mass-production lines based on our long years of experience and flexible conceptualization, thus enabling our customers to realize goals such as improved production efficiency and cost reductions.
PEC North America, Inc.
PEC delivers the building blocks for the development and manufacturing of large format cells, modules and battery packs for automotive, aerospace and defense applications.
PEC’s offerings include R&D test equipment and automated cell finishing lines automating all process steps after the electrolyte filling (soaking, formation, grading, degassing, ageing, stand loss, sorting…).
PRIMIX is the developer of Filmix®, a high-speed thin-film mixer whose distinct mechanism and continuous processing capability has lead to cost reduction, reduced mixing time, high product reproducibility, and reduced alteration of material surface properties in the production of slurries and emulsions. Filmix® has found uses in a growing number of energy applications such as LIB electrodes, EDLCs, and Hydrogen fuel cells.
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, the heart of the Kansai Battery Bay area, PRIMIX is a high-speed industrial mixer manufacturer supplying dispersion and fluid transport solutions to the energy, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and various other industries. With a dedicated battery devices division, PRIMIX continues to develop mixing technology specifically tailored to the needs of clean energy applications.
Rogers Corporation
From ultra-thin protection for sensitive electronics to robust gasketing for automotive applications, Rogers Corporation’s PORON® Urethane and BISCO® Silicone materials are engineered for performance. Both material options offer excellent compression set resistance for long-term performance in a variety of markets. Available in multiple formulations, PORON Urethane and BISCO Silicone technologies provide innovative solutions for lighter, stronger, more flexible and more reliable applications.
Saft (Euronext: Saft) is a world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry. The Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of nickel batteries and primary lithium batteries for the industrial infrastructure and processes, transportation, civil and military electronics’ markets. Saft is the world leader in space and defence batteries with its Li-ion technologies which are also deployed in the energy storage, transportation and telecommunication network markets. More than 3,800 employees in 18 countries, 14 manufacturing sites and an extensive sales network all contribute to accelerating the Group’s growth for the future.
Saft batteries. Designed for industry.
Sasol Olefins & Surfactants GmbH

Sasol Olefins & Surfactants is a 100 % subsidiary of the South African company Sasol Ltd., an integrated oil and gas company with substantial chemical interests. A workforce of approximately 30,000 employees worldwide creates annual sales revenues in excess of US-$ 11 billion. Sasol produces fully synthetically derived inorganic specialty chemicals via its unique manufacturing process, such as:

  • nano dispersible boehmite aluminas and nano ATH
  • high and ultra high purity aluminas (boehmite, γ-, δ-, θ-, and α-aluminas)
  • layered double hydroxides (LDH)
  • organically and inorganically modified materials
  • mixed metal oxides

The boehmite aluminas, which are nano sized in the dispersed phase, exhibit a unique combination of dispersibility, purity, and consistency and that make them excellent materials for use in demanding applications. The range of applications include; polymer additives, surface coatings, sol-gel ceramics, catalysts, rheology control, and surface frictionising where the crucial properties are:

  • transparency
  • easily dispersible in monomeric and polymeric system
  • dispersible in polar and non-polar enviroment
  • dispersible in a width pH-range
  • electrostatic and steric stabilization

To learn more about the products:
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Showa Denko
The Showa Denko Group continues to create excellent individualized products through interconnection of inorganic, aluminum, and organic chemical technologies, thereby contributing to create a society where affluence and sustainability are harmonized.

The Advanced Battery Material Department is engaged in the commercialization of lithium ion batteries and fuel cell components.

In the field of lithium ion batteries, the department supplies SCMG™ anode graphite, VGCF™ carbon nanotubes, aluminum laminated film, and SDX™ carbon-coated aluminum foil for cathode current collectors. For the fuel cell industry, Showa Denko supplies carbon-based separators and collectors. We are proactively researching and developing new materials to enhance the performances of batteries and fuel cells to reduce the impact on the global environment.

Southwest Research Institute
Energy Storage Systems Evaluation and Safety (EssEs) consortium generates test data on performance, life and safety aspects of commercially available batteries. EssEs conducts research on member selected topics related to energy storage. EssEs consortium is open for membership to commercial entities. EssEs database is typically used by members to identify batteries that are most natural fit to a particular application and to calibrate battery management systems.

The EssEs consortium is run by Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®) is an independent, nonprofit, applied research and development organization. More than 3,000 employees work in two million square feet of laboratories, workshops, and offices at the main facility at San Antonio, Texas. To learn about SwRI energy storage activities visit and

Tosoh Corporation
Tosoh is a global chemical company that supplies manufacturers with the materials they need to produce the things that make modern life all that it is and everything it can be. Since its founding in1935, Tosoh has expanded into high-value-added businesses such as organic chemicals, bioscience, quartz ware and advanced electronic materials.
TSN Japan Co.

We have distributed products from Thermal Hazard Technology to Japanese customers for 20 Years. Thermal Hazard Technology, a world leader in battery calorimetry and heat measurement, has a product range to meet the evolving requirements of the EV lithium battery market and offers the Accelerating Rate Calorimeter for battery components and small cell testing. Latest products include:

  • EV+ Accelerating Rate Calorimeter for worst case abuse testing of EV lithium battery cells.
  • Battery Performance Calorimeter for thermal management efficiency and life-cycle studies suitable for cell, module and small pack testing. Sub zero, -30°C to +120°C isothermal and adiabatic operation.
  • Isothermal Battery Calorimeter for accurate heat generation measurement and heat capacity of lithium batteries for sizes ranging from coin cell to large prismatic.  

Umicore is the world´s leading producer of active cathode material for rechargeable batteries. One in five Li-Ion batteries ever build contains Umicore cathode materials and more than 20 xEV platforms are powered by Umicore. For years Umicore has been at the center of an industry revolution, leading to longer mobile phone usage, increased laptop efficiency and more miles from a single charge on electrical vehicles. Our unique closed loop approach ensures best -of-class batteries; from the moment they are designed till the moment they have to be recycled.
Wildcat Discovery Technologies
Wildcat Discovery Technologies (Wildcat) uses proprietary high throughput technology to accelerate battery R&D. This massively parallel technique enables our scientists to investigate hundreds of materials in the time standard laboratories look at a handful. As a result, Wildcat’s customers reduce R&D costs and get products to market faster. Wildcat’s unique method involves the synthesis of materials in bulk form and the evaluation of those materials in individual batteries, thousands every week. New cathodes, anodes, electrolytes, binders, additives, synthetic methods and formulations are all possible. Whether your goal is near term cell optimization or longer term breakthrough material discoveries, Wildcat is ready to help get your new cell technology to market… F-A-S-T!
Selection of binder systems utilized on anodes and cathodes for Li-ion cells can directly influence to lower resistivity, higher capacity retention, longer cycle life, and the ability to withstand hot and cold temperatures. ZEON will being exhibiting its market-leading line of aqueous and NMP-based binders for Li-ion anode and cathodes as well as sealants.