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ZPower to Feature the Smallest, Highest Energy, Rechargeable Microbattery at International Battery Seminar

ZPower, the leading manufacturer of rechargeable silver-zinc microbatteries, announced today its participation at the International Battery Seminar March 25-28, 2019. In addition to exhibiting (booth #122), Tim Powers, Director of Applications Engineering at ZPower, will be presenting on the development of rechargeable alkaline silver-zinc microbatteries for medical and consumer devices. ZPower is at the forefront […]

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ZPower to attend 41st Annual UNSAF Congres Audio – Paris

We are excited to attend the 2019 UNSAF Congress in Paris, France on March 22nd & 23rd. This year’s theme is “The Sound In All It’s Dimensions” and we are eager to discover the evolution of hearing technologies, attend new workshops, and network with colleagues. We hope to see you there and if you would […]


ZPower Reveals New Look as it Grows Capital, Expands Products and Markets

CAMARILLO, CA—February 26, 2019—ZPower, the leading manufacturer of rechargeable silver-zinc microbatteries, is expanding its market focus after a successful 2018 in which it helped bring rechargeability to the mainstream for hearing aids and successfully launched innovative products in the medical and consumer electronics markets. ZPower grew substantially last year, expanding into two additional facilities and […]


ZPower Plans to Exhibit & Present at the International Battery Seminar (IBS) 2019

Join ZPower and 1,000+ colleagues in Fort Lauderdale, FL on March 25th-28th at the International Battery Seminar and Exhibit. Founded in 1983, the IBS has established itself as the premier event showcasing the state of the art of worldwide energy storage technology developments for consumer, automotive, military, and industrial applications. Key thought leaders will assemble […]


ZPower will attend the Wearable Technology Show 2019 in London

Now in its sixth year, the Wearable Technology Show returns to London, at The Business Design Centre on the 12th & 13th March 2019. WTS2019 is the largest business and prosumer show featuring cutting edge technology under one roof. It is the biggest and best forum for forming partnerships and developing new business across the […]


ZPower plans to Exhibit & Present at IBA 2019

The International Battery Association (IBA 2019) will take place in San Diego, CA, at the Scripps Seaside Forum on March 3-8, 2019. The series of IBA Meetings has a great tradition and unique style of blending fundamental research with practical applications in the field of advanced battery materials and systems. Leading scientists and researchers come […]


ZPower to Present at MD&M Anaheim 2019

ZPower will attend the Medical Device and Manufacturing Show in Anaheim on February 5th-7th, 2019. Make sure to attend the Tech Theater presentation by our very own, Tim Powers, Director of Applications Engineering on Thursday, February 7th at 12:30pm. See details below! Looking for a safer, smaller, energy dense battery for your medical device?  Design […]


ZPower to attend Wearable Technologies Europe in Munich, Germany

ZPower will be attending the Wearable Technologies Europe expo from February 3rd-6th in Munich, Germany. Wearable Technologies’ events are the leading chance to network and connect with wearable tech professionals and promote products and projects. Hundreds of companies thrive with the help of WT’s unique platform. We are excited to attend the expo and meet […]


ZPower – An Overnight Success 21 Years in the Making

Last week, ZPower proudly announced that we made the 2018 Inc. 5000 – The Magazine’s Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies List. And we didn’t just make the list – we debuted at #82. It’s a very exciting time for our company and for the rechargeable microbattery industry as a whole. With so many small […]

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ZPower Ranked #82 on Inc. Magazine’s 2018 Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, is proud to announce that it is ranked #82 on this year’s Inc. Magazine prestigious top 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies. The list, which the magazine has compiled since 1982, has previously included business luminaries such as, Microsoft, Dell and LinkedIn. ZPower batteries are the […]

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Herb Weigel Moves Into New Role as Chief Operating Officer

We’re pleased to announce that Herb Weigel has moved from his former role as Senior Vice President for Operations and Engineering into a new role as ZPower’s Chief Operating Officer. Already Key to ZPower’s Success Herb Weigel has been with ZPower since 2005, and was instrumental in leading our company’s transition from a research and […]

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ZPower® Names Anson Martin Chief Commercial Officer in Bid to Further Advance AgZn Rechargeable Technology Commercialization

ZPower Battery is happy to announce the addition of battery industry veteran Anson Martin to our technology commercialization team. As ZPower’s new Chief Commercial Officer, Martin will lead our next phase of market expansion as we set our sights on helping the small consumer electronics and medical device industries provide for their products’ energy requirements, […]

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Today’s Wearable Medical Devices Require Batteries That Are Powerful, Safe and Sustainable

Wearable medical devices have the potential to improve lives through monitoring, feedback, diagnostics and treatment. From vital sign tracking to ingestible cameras, modern medical device technology provides highly sophisticated patient engagement that can diagnose, treat, record and alert. This can result in potentially improved quality of life and more positive patient outcomes. But to do […]

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ZPower® Announces Collaboration with Blamey Saunders hears

Australian hearing aid company launches the world’s first modular rechargeable hearing aid The use of rechargeable modules for hearing aids is truly a unique design. It means a user never has to go without their hearing aid while a battery is charging – they simply swap it for a charged backup module and on they […]

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ZPower Names Dennis Dugan as Chief Financial Officer

Dugan, who previously served as VP of Accounting & FP&A for ZPower, will now oversee all financial reporting for ZPower operations as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Dugan has vast experience in the financial management of manufacturing companies within the power industry. CAMARILLO, CALIF. (PRWEB) MARCH 22, 2018 ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, announces […]

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ZPower Director of Research Jeffrey Ortega Discusses Right to Repair and the Environmental Impact of Impenetrable Design in New Article for R&D Magazine

According to numbers from the Consumer Electronics Association, the average American household utilizes around 28 electronic devices ranging from the big (think washing machines) to the small (think fitness trackers). And while many of us dutifully throw our smaller devices into the recycling bin after they cease to function – or, even better, take them […]

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ZPower Named Business of the Year by Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce (California) announced the winners of its 51st Annual Top Ten Community Awards. The Community Awards recognize organizations and individuals whose deeds and actions have contributed to the betterment of Camarillo. ZPower was named Business of the Year. ZPower opened in Camarillo in 1996 with the goal of innovating and commercializing […]

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ZPower’s rechargeable hearing aid batteries help veterans and environment

One of Ventura County’s fastest-growing employers is making a name for itself with rechargeable microbattery products, and its work is not going unnoticed. Rep. Julia Brownley toured ZPower, a Camarillo-based battery manufacturer, on Thursday afternoon to survey the work the company does for veterans. ZPower’s primary clientele is hearing aid manufacturers. The company creates rechargeable […]

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ZPower to Exhibit at MD&M West

ZPower’s Silver-Zinc Rechargeable Microbattery Technology will be among the latest technology showcased at the expo held this year in Anaheim, California. ZPower is pleased to announce that its rechargeable silver-zinc battery technology will be on display at booth #339 during this year’s Medical Design & Manufacturing Expo in Anaheim, CA. MD&M West is the largest […]

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Calling All Undergraduate Engineers – ZPower Announces 2018 Battery Bowl Design Challenge with $25K Prize

ZPower invites all US undergraduate engineering students to participate in its 2nd Annual Battery Bowl Design Challenge, an engineering competition where qualifying applicants develop and prototype a small product or device that makes the best use of ZPower’s rechargeable microbattery technology. The winner (individual or team) takes home $25,000. ZPower will accept one-page summaries of proposed […]

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Mooreland Partners advises ZPower on $25 million growth loan

Leading silver-zinc, rechargeable battery manufacturer raises growth capital from MidCap Financial and Apollo Investment Corporation Mooreland Partners ( the leading independent investment bank providing M&A and private capital advisory services to growth sectors of the economy, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ZPower on securing a $25 million growth loan […]

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ZPower Named to JMP Securities’ 2017 Efficient 50 List

JMP Securities, a San Francisco-based investment bank, recognizes ZPower in its inaugural Efficient 50 Private Companies list. The JMP Securities Efficient 50 List identifies private companies that demonstrate the most innovative solutions and value creation in energy and industrial technology. ZPower received this recognition for its rechargeable silver-zinc microbattery technology. ZPower is the world’s only […]

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The Most Advanced Hearables in the World use Rechargeable Silver-Zinc Battery Technology

Author: Timothy Powers, Director of Applications Engineering, ZPower According to a study by Research and Markets, the hearables market, a wearables sub-segment that includes hearing aids, personal sound amplifiers (PSAPs) and earbuds/headphones, had an estimated value of $130 million in 2015 and is slated for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of >120% to be […]

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ZPower to Present at the 232nd Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS)

October 1st – 5th, 2017 | National Harbor, MD  Electrochemical Society Meeting Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS) is a forum for sharing the latest scientific and technical developments in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology. Scientists, engineers and industry leaders come from around the world to attend the technical symposia, poster sessions, professional development workshops, […]

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The Looming Problem of Battery Waste in Wearables and How to Solve It

By Jeffrey Ortega, Ph.D., ZPower Director of Research According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans buy approximately three billion dry-cell batteries each year to power common household devices, including radios, toys, phones and computers. This volume creates nearly 180,000 tons of battery waste that is either recycled or ends up in landfills, where it can […]

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ZPower to Present at 1st Medical Battery Conference

1st Medical Battery Conference November 16th-17th, 2017 in Dusseldorf, Germany The medical industry is experiencing rapid growth in the advancement of technology in medical devices and is quickly seeking ways to produce more power using medical battery. Powerful, long-lasting medical batteries are in high demand and furthermore, need to meet the performance, safety, reliability, hygiene, […]

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