Start-up ION Energy, which builds energy storage systems and EV infrastructure, has acquired French battery management company Freemens SAS. Freemens founder and CEO Alexandre Collet joins ION as VP of Engineering.
Freemens products include the FreeSafe Extended (FS-XT) battery management system, the FreeSafe LT battery management system, Fusion firmware and Freeway cloud fleet management. Freemens products are chemistry-agnostic. Current clients include Airbus Safran, CarWatt and more than 20 others.
“In an increasingly crowded market, Freemens’ unparalleled battery management know-how has helped ION leap forward in sync with our mission to build reliable, high-performance, no-compromise energy storage systems,” said ION Energy co-founder and CEO Akhil Aryan.