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Overview of partners and experts

Batteryline.com is a community of partners and experts in the manufacturing of Electrical Vehicle Batteries. Each partner and expert of Batteryline.com is able to present herself on the website through a specific page and inform visitors about their specific know-how on battery manufacturing. At each page the expert and partner company shows the areas of expertise and references.

Our partners

JOT Automation

  • Battery and material Handling solutions
  • Module/Pack Assembly
  • Testing solutions
  • Process equipment
  • Turnkey solutions for assembly lines

Bonetto Automation

  • Battery Cell Assembly/welding and test line (Cylindrical, Prismatic, Pouch)
  • Battery handling
  • Battery Formation Module
  • Battery Case laser welding

Sovema Group

  • Battery Cell Assembly Equipment (Pouch, Cylindrical, Prismatic)
  • Battery Cell Formation Equipment (Pouch, Cylindrical, Prismatic)
  • Battery Module Assembly Equipment
  • Battery Cell, Module, and Pack Testing Equipment


  • Battery components production
  • Battery Cell transport and handling
  • Battery Cell manufacturing (Cylindrical, Prismatic, Pouch…)
  • Cylindrical battery handling
  • Prismatic battery handling

Balluff Automation

  • Electrode, cell, module and pack traceability & tracking solutions – HF and UHF RFID systems
  • Condition monitoring solutions from mixing to formation – vibration, temperature, humidity, ambient pressure
  • Data driven machine control with IO-Link down to the sensor level  in electrode manufacturing, cell assembly and formation
  • Comprehensive and specialised sensing technologies
  • Machine vision systems for quality controls and inspection routine

B&R Automation

  • Electrode raw material production
  • Battery components production (Busbar, lid, …)
  • Battery cells manufacturing (Cylindrical, prismatic, pouch…)
  • Battery cell transport and handling
  • Battery modules and packs manufacturing (incl. Cell-to-Pack)
  • Process Data Acquisition and Track & Trace

Rockwell Automation

  • Battery Cell Raw Material Production
  • Battery Cell Manufacturing (Cylindrical, Prismatic, Pouch…)
  • Battery Module and Pack Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Battery Recycling Applications
  • Battery Supply Chain Track & Trace “Battery Passport”


  • Battery dry room dehumidification.
  • Sustainable battery cell production.


  • Cell, module, and pack conveyance
  • Gentle handling of sensitive products without totes or pallets

Schuler Group

  • one-stop shop for production lines for battery cell cases in deep-draw (DD) or impact extrusion (IE) technology including machines, tool&dies and pre-series production


  • Cylindrical battery handling
  • Prismatic battery handling
  • Pouch battery handling
  • System integration
  • Simulation and emulation


  • Cylindrical battery case production
  • Magnetic conveying of single cells and in mass
  • Standard concepts for battery pack conveying


  • Industrial 4.0 IoT Software Solutions / Digital Transformation for Manufacturing
  • Automated Test & Measurement and Vision Inspection for R&D and Manufacturing enviroment
  • Provide Quality Assurance Solutions within highly regulated industries


  • Robotization in cylindrical and prismatic cell production
  • Accumulation, packaging and conveying of battery cases
  • OEE data collection and analyse systems for manufacturing improvement

Our experts

Vineet Dravid

Vineet Dravid

Vineet is the founder and CEO of oorja.energy, a software for designing better energy storage systems. Prior to this, he led the COMSOL India operations for 13 years.

Hannes Weinmann

Hannes Weinmann

Hannes Weinmann is an expert for manufacturing processes and industrial machinery for the production of lithium-ion batteries. He is currently working as a technical consultant for the rhc+ consulting GmbH, providing technical cross-process expertise, technical project management and strategic product portfolio development for mid-end technologies (assembly) in battery production.

Mr. Paul Mclachlan

Mr. Paul Mclachlan

Paul Mclachlan leads the e-mobility sector at Balluff, with particular emphasis on battery production. He works together with his teams in Korea, China, Japan and the Europe supporting line builders and system integrators as they equip themselves for the electrification of mobility. Such support includes but is not limited to enabling smart machines with IO-Link , traceability & tracking solutions and sensing technologies focused on mixing all the way to formation plants.

Mr. Ronny Guber

Mr. Ronny Guber

Ronny Guber is the industry expert for electromobility at B&R, offering manufacturers of batteries and battery systems a single point of contact for solving a new set of manufacturing challenges. His goal is to develop groundbreaking manufacturing concepts in close cooperation with machine builders and system integrators. This offers manufacturers higher productivity and lower unit costs.

Mr. Christian Leitner

Mr. Christian Leitner

Christian Leitner has worked nearly two decades in different Industry leading technology companies, where he developed a strong and diverse background in Marketing & Sales, Engineering and Project Management. Since 2015 Christian is part of the Global Automotive team at Rockwell Automation with particular focus on Electric Vehicles.

Mr. Markus Roever

Mr. Markus Roever

Markus Röver, graduated in mechanical engineering at University of Aachen and in business administration at University of Hagen. He started at Schuler, the global leader in metalforming machinery, in 1995.

Mr. Jaikaran Chandock

Mr. Jaikaran Chandock

Mr. Jaikaran is the Director at Balu Forge Industries Ltd and Naya Energy Works Pvt Ltd.

The youngest and newest recruit who joined the BFIL (Balu Forge Industries Ltd) family in 2014, after completion of BSc in Business Management from Cass Business School, London and MSc in Strategic Marketing from Imperial College, London.

Mr. Vikram Balasaheb Pol

Mr. Vikram Balasaheb Pol

Mr. Vikram Balasaheb Pol has completed his graduation in Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering in the year 2019, during the fifth semester he has done his internship in a startup automotive company (Aniwini Automotive, Bangalore) Where he had successfully designed map-pocket of Volkswagen Polo by using Unigraphics 11.0 software and learned about the manufacturing of plastic products by the injection molding process. He was proactively participating in the skill development workshops and also visited JSW-Bellary steel manufacturing plant organized at his university.

MSc. Frans Augustijn

MSc. Frans Augustijn

MSc. Frans Augustijn has over 30 years of experience within OEM companies and worked internationally on challenging automation projects in several industries. He is an expert in the development of Industry 4.0 business models within companies which are eager to develop opportunities coming from the main global trends.
He is Business Unit Manager Industrial Solutions of the Swedish listed company Xano.

Dr. Rashi Gupta

Dr. Rashi Gupta

Dr. Rashi Gupta, fondly known as “Batterywali of India”, is the pioneer of manufacturing of Advanced Lithium Batteries in India alongwith the “Worlds Smartest Lithium Battery”. She is the Founder & Managing Director of Vision Mechatronics Private Ltd, leading it towards a name to reckon for in the field of Robotics, Renewable Energy & Energy Storage.

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