American Battery Metals Corporation (OTCMKTS:ABML) announced Wednesday that it has joined NAATBatt International, a trade association of developers, manufacturers, suppliers and users of battery technology in North America.
NAATBatt, or the National Alliance for Advanced Transportation Batteries, is designed to foster relationships in an industry that will define the 21st century, the company said.
"NAATBatt is an impressive consortium of individuals and groups dedicated to advancing battery technologies that fuel many key renewable energy markets, including electric vehicles, energy storage, and projects within the US Departments of Energy and Defense,” CEO Doug Cole said. “ABMC will be an active and engaged contributor and we look forward to working with our fellow members."
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The organization is made up of more than 100 member companies around the world in the fields of vehicle technology, renewable energy, light aviation, maritime propulsion systems, robotics, weapons systems, medical devices, consumer electronics and the Internet of Things.
NAATBatt was organized 13 years ago in Chicago, according to the association’s website, after then-Senator Barack Obama encouraged its three founders to take action.
"We are pleased to be a member of NAATBatt, to learn and participate in the development of innovative solutions for the advancement of lithium-ion battery technologies," Director of Business Development Doug Nickle said in a statement. "The lithium-ion battery industry is growing rapidly and our company is eager to provide thought leadership and critical materials to the advanced battery metals supply chain through our leading edge recycling and resource production divisions."
American Battery Metals, based in Incline Village, Nevada, is a lithium resource exploration and development company, which operates a mining project in the state’s Railroad Valley. The company’s goal is to become a top supplier of battery metals to America’s electric vehicles and battery storage markets, as well as develop an effective battery recycling program, thus serving all facets of the supply chain.
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