Missouri Energy Solutions Company Grows With New Acquisition

Joplin, Missouri-based EaglePicher Technologies, LLC announced it has acquired San Francisco-based Lithiumstart Inc. The acquisition is expected to solidify EaglePicher’s position as a global leader in integrated mission critical energy storage systems.

“This is a time of unprecedented growth industry wide and our customers are asking for complete solutions,” said Gordon Walker, President of EaglePicher Technologies. “Lithiumstart’s proven lithium ion battery management, safety, and power conversion technology is highly complementary with EaglePicher’s broad suite of existing products and provides additional capabilities to deliver fully integrated Li-Ion systems.”

EaglePicher Technologies develops and manufactures a broad range of electrochemistries available for high-tech applications in the defense, space, medical and commercial industries. Headquartered in Missouri, EaglePicher has been a leader in battery technology for nearly a century. Whether it is their cutting-edge research on Lithium-ion technology or the world’s smallest human-implantable battery, the company continues to set new standards.

“I’m extremely proud of our team and excited about what we can accomplish together with EaglePicher,” said Christopher Cook, CEO of Lithiumstart. “Our startup spirit and agility combined with the resources of a large enterprise will allow us to continue to innovate while aggressively pursuing high quality revenue opportunities. Our mission remains the same, but we will now have an opportunity for our technologies to have a much larger impact on a global scale.”

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