Highpower International Hosts ACREI 2013 Annual Conference for the Hydrogen
Storage Material Branch
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and SHENZHEN, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/11/13 --
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer,
manufacturer, and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and
lithium rechargeable batteries and battery solutions, announced today
it hosted the 2013 Annual Conference for the Hydrogen Storage
Material Branch of the Association of China Rare Earth Industry
(ACREI). The Conference was held in Huizhou, Guangdong Province on
November 1-2, 2013 and had more than 60 global industry
representatives in attendance.
The theme of this year's Conference focused on the development of
China's clean battery energy industry. Discussions at the Conference
centered on key technologies to utilize rare earth and hydrogen
storage materials for advanced battery applications such as energy
storage systems and electrical vehicles as well as how to best
integrate industry resources. Following the Conference, attendees
visited Highpower's industrial park in Huizhou.
"We are pleased to have hosted this ACREI branch conference as we
continue to play an increasingly larger leadership role as our
industry footprint grows," said George Pan, CEO of Highpower
International. "Energy storage and electric vehicles are two key
emerging markets for Highpower's battery applications so it was very
beneficial to have collaborative discussions with ACREI members on
these topics as we continue to expand our product offerings in this
The Association of China Rare Earth Industry (ACREI), a non-profit
organization, was founded in 2012. The major mission of ACREI is to
promote international cooperation and make contributions to the
health and sustainable development of China's rare earth industry.
Members include all types of businesses associated with China's rare
earth industry, including mining, smelting, separation, and
application, among others.
About Highpower International, Inc.
Highpower International was founded in 2001 and produces high-quality
Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium-based rechargeable batteries
used in a wide range of applications such as mobile devices, computer
tablets, electric bikes,
energy storage systems, power tools, medical
equipment, digital and electronic devices, personal care products,
and lighting, etc. With over 3,000 employees and advanced
manufacturing facilities located in Shenzhen and Huizhou of China,
Highpower is committed to clean technology, not only in the products
it makes, but also in the processes of production. The majority of
Highpower International's products are distributed to worldwide
markets mainly in the United States, Europe, China and Southeast
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