Oregon’s State Treasurer Tobias Read Tours ZincFive, Focusing On Company’s Nickel-Zinc Battery-Based Solutions For Mission Critical Applications

State Treasurer Read Meets With ZincFive CEO Tim Hysell To Support Innovation and Job Growth In Oregon


TUALATIN, Oregon — (May 2018) — Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read toured ZincFive’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Tualatin, saying he was “impressed with ZincFive’s technology, developed in Oregon.”  ZincFive is the world leader in nickel-zinc battery-based solutions offering high performance along with superior safety and environmental advantages over volatile lithium-ion and traditional lead-acid batteries. ZincFive innovates beyond the battery to provide uninterruptible power supplies and other power solutions for Intelligent Transportation, Mission Critical IT and Motive markets.

 Legislative Director for Oregon State Treasury, Ryan Mann; Oregon State Treasurer, Tobias  Read; and ZincFive CEO/Co-founder Tim Hysell discuss ZincFive’s transformational battery solutions.

Legislative Director for Oregon State Treasury, Ryan Mann; Oregon State Treasurer, Tobias  Read; and ZincFive CEO/Co-founder Tim Hysell discuss ZincFive’s transformational battery solutions.

“It’s always exciting to visit with innovative Oregon companies providing valuable, high-wage jobs. I was impressed with ZincFive’s vision and it is exciting to see all of the industries that are adopting this reliable, safe and green technology,” said Treasurer Read.

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Treasurer Read said he visited ZincFive to acknowledge the multi award-winning company’s success.  A congratulatory note from the Treasurer to ZincFive CEO/Co-founder Tim Hysell, led to the meeting and included a tour of the Company’s Tualatin facilities where its patented nickel-zinc solutions are designed and manufactured.

“We want to thank Oregon State Treasurer Read for his interest in ZincFive and for understanding the global impact of our nickel-zinc battery solutions,” said ZincFive CEO/Co-founder Tim Hysell. “An increasingly electrified and connected world demands a safe, powerful way to keep systems operating 24/7. We’re proud to say Oregon is home to the Company that is delivering what is only the fifth battery chemistry to scale globally.”

Media Contact: Shirley Hancock 503.781.4234 or shirley@zincfive.com

About ZincFive, Inc.
ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc based energy storage and delivery solutions for mission critical applications in Data Centers, Intelligent Transportation, Motive Power and other industries. With 95 patents awarded, ZincFive leverages nickel-zinc chemistry within its solutions to provide high power density and performance simultaneous with superior safety and environmental advantages.  ZincFive is a privately held Company based in Tualatin, Oregon. zincfive.com.

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