Our Part in the Circular Economy
We believe the “take, make, toss” (the linear economic model) is not going to carry all of us into a thriving or sustainable future. We collect and recycle or upcycle batteries and repurpose the secondary commodities for reuse in steel manufacturing, agriculture, and new battery manufacturing, among other applications. We are constantly researching new uses in order to cut down on the mining of virgin elements and continue, “circling” materials found in batteries.
The circular economy or a “take, make, reuse” model will help to sustain our growing population. At Battery Solutions, we believe that the continued pursuit of economic prosperity and quality of life for a growing global population can only be achieved through sustainable and mindful use of natural resources. Batteries are already an important part of our everyday lives and are being used in new applications and in growing numbers as consumers of technology expect higher performance and greater flexibility. As a clean technology company, we understand that this will increase the use of valuable and rare materials and create the potential that some of the chemicals used, if handled improperly, can do harm to the environment. This is a problem that we can help to solve.
Our unique approach to collecting, sorting, and processing end-of-life batteries means every single battery is treated based on its optimal next destination. We sort and grade batteries, which was about 40 million pounds in 2015, for reuse, repurposing or recycling seeking the best economical outcome while maintaining complete transparency and regulatory compliance.
At Battery Solutions, our team continuously invests in new innovative practices and technologies allowing us to stay at the forefront of the rapidly transforming energy storage industry to offer environmentally and economically sustainable solutions.
Thomas joined Battery Solutions in 2014. He brings a unique skill set for achieving strategic growth and business innovation along with relevant industry experience. He has served in senior executive roles at Emerson, Ericsson, and NorthStar Battery. At Emerson, he served as president for Emerson Energy Systems, Inc. and president at Emerson Energy Systems, Mexico, as well as, executive vice president for Emerson Network Power.
Don Lynch, Ph.D.
Don joined Battery Solutions in 2017 and brings with him more than 27 years of experience in engineering and Lean Six Sigma practices. Don is responsible for leading operations, engineering, logistics, QEHS departments, supervising all battery sorting & recycling operations. Prior to joining Battery Solutions, he was a Lean Six Sigma master at SKF Group and faculty at U of M.
Dan joined Battery Solutions in 2015 and brings with him more than 11 years of experience in financial controlling. He is responsible for analyzing financial and operation performance. Prior to joining Battery Solutions, he held finance positions with large corporations such as Infineon Technologies and Robert Bosch Corporation.
VP, Corporate Development
Shane joined Battery Solutions in 2015 and brings with him more than 16 years of experience in environmental and batteries and metals recycling industries. Shane is responsible for business development and co-directing the sales team. Prior to joining Battery Solutions, he was a cofounder of RediMet, a materials management company. This is followed by several successful years in the battery recycling industry.
Director, Marketing Communications
Melissa joined Battery Solutions in 2014 and brings with her more than 8 years of experience in branding and public relations for various industries. She is responsible for marketing products and services. Prior to joining Battery Solutions, she managed all marketing activities for a software company and worked at a public relations agency.
Director, Sales Operations
Kim joined Battery Solutions in 2007 and brings with her more than 20 years of management. Kim is responsible for co-directing the sales team. Prior to joining Battery Solutions, she was a financial manager at DBI Office Interiors.
Director, Commercial Sales Support
Doug joined Battery Solutions in 2000 and brings with him more than 20 years of sales, design and management experience. Doug is responsible for establishing pricing, monitoring metals markets, managing processing partner relationships and works closely with sales and operations to achieve mutual goals. Prior to joining Battery Solutions, he owned a printing company.
We are always seeking talented and environmentally minded individuals to join our team. Whether its joining our warehouse operations as a battery sorter or think you will fit in our offices setting, you can send your inquiry or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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