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H&V Announces Investment in Absorbed Glass Mat Battery Separator Production

May 19, 2015

East Walpole, Mass. –May 19, 2015 – Hollingsworth & Vose, a global leader in the supply of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator, and industrial applications, today announced plans to add Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) battery separator production capability in its East Walpole, Massachusetts manufacturing facility.  This expansion will support growth in demand for AGM battery separator material and free up existing capacity to support further growth of H&V’s filtration media products.

 

The new East Walpole production line is expected to begin operation by mid-2016 and will serve customers globally. H&V will continue to serve customers from their existing facilities in New York, Massachusetts, the United Kingdom, and China.

“By adding East Walpole to our global AGM separator manufacturing network, H&V will be able to further align with our customer base to help service the growing market”, comments Mitch Bregman, Division President – Energy and Industrial Specialties.

 

About Hollingsworth & Vose

Hollingsworth & Vose is global leader in the supply of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator and industrial applications.  The Company operates manufacturing sites and research centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia and is headquarted in Massachusetts, USA. For more information, visit www.hollingsworth-vose.com

 

Contact:

 

Sean O’Brien

Director, Sales and Marketing - Battery Products

508-850-2188