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Press Releases 2016
BMZ produces lithium-ion battery for forkliftsThis week, lithium-ion batteries for forklifts have entered series production at BMZ GmbH in Karlstein am Main. BMZ’s lithium-ion battery is produced in seven different form factors. It has a voltage of between 48 and 80 volts and a capacity of 10 to 120 kilowatt hours.
Husqvarna Group and BMZ in strategic partnership for future battery developmentHusqvarna Group and BMZ GmbH, a system provider and specialist for intelligent battery solutions, has entered into a Strategic Partnership agreement. The agreement covers development and manufacturing of future generation lithium-ion batteries for Husqvarna Group’s forestry, lawn and garden products.
Mr. Marco Nover will become new sales director at BMZMr. Marco Nover will assume the position of the new sales director and head of sales department at BMZ in Karlstein (Main). In the last few years, Nover was developed as team leader of regional sales team and deputy head of sales at BMZ.
BMZ offers four-year warranty on e-bike batteriesAs of the model year 2017, BMZ GmbH offers a warranty of four years on e-bike batteries to the customers of the ZEG Zweirad-Einkaufs-Genossenschaft eG (“bicycle purchasing cooperative”).
BMZ for the first time honors suppliers for outstanding performance as for quality, flexibility and innovationKarlstein 15.06.2016 • On the occasion of its Supplier Days 2016 BMZ, one of the leading suppliers worldwide for lithium-ion batteries, for the first time honored three partner companies for outstanding performance.
Adaptive City Mobility (ACM) blazes new paths for competitive electric mobilityKarlstein, 02.06.2016 • VöACM presented the final layout of the CITY eTAXI by unveiling the fully developed e-vehicle in a 1:1 scale. The launch of the newly developed vehicle type positions the CITY eTAXI as a counter-approach to today's developments in the automotive sector. Opposing the trend of building bigger and faster vehicles similar to, for example, SUVs, which are oversized for inner city areas.
Europe’s Gigafactory: BMZ opens up first section of Europe’s biggest lithium-ion battery manufactureKarlstein 09.05.2016 • Following a construction time of only a little more than one year the Karlstein BMZ GmbH, Europe’s leading developer and producer of intelligent lithium-ion batteries, has now opened up the first two production, logistics and office buildings in Karlstein-Großwelzheim.
BMZ Group starts 2017 with new websiteBMZ Group’s new website has recently been launched under the domain www.bmz-group.com. The website has a completely new look and feel. Through strong imagery, thevisitors can gain an insight into the expanding market of lithium-ion battery systems.
Press Releases 2015
BMZ celebrates 2 million e-bike batteries producedKarlstein, 22.09.2015 • The two millionth e-bike battery has left the production lines at BMZ (Batterien-Montage-Zentrum). With this landmark the company is reaching a new dimension in the production of standard e-bike batteries.
State-of-the-art battery technology by BMZ in compact designKarlstein, 28.08.2015 • With the Range Extender, German e-bike supplier BMZ (Batterien-Montage-Zentrum) is already offering an energy booster that provides additional capacity for extended bike tours. Now, the company is upping the ante with a much more powerful model in the same shape, which can be used as a stand-alone battery for e-bikes.
Innovative pivoting battery from BMZ combines power and comfortable handlingKarlstein, 18.03.2015 • The new UR-V5 Battery Pack from BMZ is the ideal solution when the battery is to be mounted in a triangle frame. Thanks to its innovative pivot mechanism, e-bike-customers receive an easy to handle battery with many sophisticated details.
Official ground-breaking ceremony for Europe‘s largest rechargeable battery production facilityKarlstein, 03.02.2015 • Just four years after the current production facilities were built, the German manufacturing capacity of Europe’s leading lithium-ion rechargeable battery system supplier is again reaching its limits.
Press Releases 2013
BMZ founder Sven Bauer represents Germany in the contest for World Entrepreneur of the Year 2013Karlstein, 06.06.2013 • The best entrepreneurs from more than 50 nations are facing a demanding contest: on 8th June 2013, Ernst & Young will elect the World Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 in Monte Carlo. Sven Bauer is nominated as the German finalist.
BMZ sets up the first highly automated production plant for lithium rechargeable battery packsKarlstein, 25.03 2013 • Karlstein –BMZ GmbH, Europe’s leading rechargeable battery manufacturer with more than 230 million Euros in turnover last year, will shortly start construction of Europe’s first highly automated rechargeable battery production plant at the company’s headquarters in Karlstein near Aschaffenburg.