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    Lightbulb American made batteries?

    Hello,

    I went on the web to find American Manufacturers of batteries. I only found lead acid batteries.

    Does any one have ideas?

    Tony
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    I'd be totally shocked if that "american" manufacturer actually made the batteries in the USA.

    You are chasing a ghost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yankee1919 View Post
    Hello,

    I went on the web to find American Manufacturers of batteries. I only found lead acid batteries.

    Does any one have ideas?

    Tony
    Los Angeles
    EnerDel is in Indiana. Does that count? They may get some primary cell components from outside USA, but most formulation and all assembly of cells into batteries are done in Indianapolis.

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    Valence is in Austin TX: http://www.valence.com/

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    Sorry to be so negative fellas....

    EnerDel is now a Russian company.
    http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2...reorganization

    Valence has their HQ in Austin, but don't actually make anything there.
    http://www.valence.com/about/facilities

    Tony, are you trying to find a "Made in USA" source for your project?
    What is your criteria for American Manufacturer?
    Last edited by ZoomSmith; 26 April 2013 at 1205.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoomSmith View Post
    EnerDel is now a Russian company.
    I figured Indiana wouldn't count :-) Russian ownership but mostly Americans working there; Hoosiers, I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magicsmoke View Post
    There is a strong connection to Korea for Kokam. Here is a pretty good list of Lithium cell companies. http://liionbms.com/php/cells.php

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