More than 100 guests attended Saft’s Industry Day May 30 at its production facility in Cockeysville.
Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr. and Deputy Commerce Secretary Benjamin H. Wu spoke at the event, focusing on the importance and contributions of Saft to Baltimore County and the manufacturing industry in Maryland.
Saft America supplies customized battery solutions to business partners in all branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. government and top defense contractors. Industry Day featured tours of the 24-hour, 91,000-square-foot Cockeysville facility which employees more than 260 workers. Presentations included new developments in space batteries, advancements in electrochemistry and battery safety.
Saft batteries made in Cockeysville are on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS) for tow missile launchers, the GOES-R NASA weather satellite and U.S. and international military vehicles. Saft is headquartered in France and was founded more than 100 years ago in 1918.
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