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    Heitkamp & Thumann Group




    H&T Battery Components (Rechargeable), a division of the Heitkamp & Thumann Group, is the world’s leading manufacturer of cylindrical cans for the electrical vehicle battery market. We offer full-service solutions from product design and prototyping to management of fast mass production ramp-ups worldwide.

    Our product portfolio includes the major rechargeable sizes of cylindrical battery components as well as the ability to manufacture custom components.

    Where are you based?

    Blackburn and other global facilities

    What do you do?

    High-volume manufacturing of metal components utilising deep-drawing technology

    What markets are you in?

    Electric Vehicle, Pharmaceutical, Industrial

    What can you offer to NAA members?

    Our customers benefit from over 40 years’ of battery industry manufacturing experience and global supply chain partnerships. Combined with in-depth product knowledge, strong innovation and advanced process technology, H&T Battery Components (Rechargeable) is the partner of choice for leading global battery manufacturers.

    Our H&T Industrial business unit is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-precision metal components, metal pressings and stamped parts.

    We offer over 50 years’ experience serving many different industrial sectors, and have the production capacity to serve high-volume markets. There are now many specialised opportunities in deep-drawn technology for precision-engineered metal components and stamped parts previously produced by other methods.

    We also design and develop production equipment to produce components at high levels of repeatability and at low cost. Our product range encompasses long draws, ironed walls, multiple piercings and complex forms – all deep drawn from high-quality metals, including aluminium, stainless steel, carbon steel, brass, nickel inconel, nickel silver, galfan and monel.

    How would you like to work with members?

    Networking, collaborative projects

    What is your unique offer?

    Precision made, high-volume metal components for electric vehicle battery manufacturers and industrial sectors

    Contact Details

    Adrian May, Director of Strategic Partnerships

    +44 (0) 7384 259453


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