Tualatin Mayor Cites ZincFive As “Rock Star” Anchor Of City’s Emerging Technology Hub, Making History With World’s First
Nickel-Zinc Battery-Based Energy Storage Solutions

“ZincFive Represents What Tualatin is All About, Innovative, Dynamic, Growing and Successful,” says Mayor Lou Ogden


TUALATIN, Oregon—(February 2018) The City of Tualatin is proud to be home to ZincFive, Inc., the Company making all kinds of technology history recently: winner of Oregon’s Most Disruptive Technology Award; on track to globally scale what will be only the fifth rechargeable battery chemistry, nickel-zinc; and innovator of the long-awaited performance alternative to troublesome lead-acid and lithium-ion battery chemistries for industries that need to stay operating even when the power fails, including intelligent transportation systems and data centers.

ZincFive CEO/Co-founder Tim Hysell, Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden and ZincFive Sr. VP/Operations Raymond Sohn discuss ZincFive’s innovative technology. 

ZincFive CEO/Co-founder Tim Hysell, Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden and ZincFive Sr. VP/Operations Raymond Sohn discuss ZincFive’s innovative technology. 

“Innovative Solutions Meeting Global Need”
The Mayor believes ZincFive fits perfectly in what is an emerging hub of “innovation for tomorrow’s economics” along Tualatin-Sherwood Road and 112th Avenue.

“The innovative solutions ZincFive is delivering are meeting a tremendous world need for dependable power. It’s revolutionary, outstanding and our community is proud of their tremendous success,” said Ogden, who recently toured ZincFive with Tualatin Economic Development Manger, Jonathan Taylor.

“Tualatin’s economic development strategy will ensure we nurture innovators and the technological advancements that are revolutionizing traditional business development,” said Taylor.

The City’s advanced manufacturing and high-technology cluster comprises nearly 25 percent of Tualatin’s total employment, with more than 7,000 individuals working across 185 companies. Taylor says the software and high-technology firms are a primary industry cluster for the City of Tualatin and the Portland Metro Area.

“Assisting companies like ZincFive in their growth and advancement is one of our strategic priorities,” said Ogden.

About ZincFive, Inc.
Winner of the Technology Association of Oregon’s 2017 Most Disruptive Technology Award, 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 74 patents awarded and 29 patents pending, 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.

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