Sinbon joins SBMC

Ninelu Tu, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES Asia 0


Connector and cable assembly maker Sinbon Electronics has disclosed it has joined Swappable Batteries Motorcycle Consortium (SBMC), becoming the first Taiwan-based member among SBMC-accredited providers of high-current charging and swappable battery solutions.

Established by Japan-based Yamaha Motor and Honda Motor, Italy-based Piaggio and Austria-based KTM AG in September 2021, SBMC aims to promote international adoption of in-house-specified standards for swappable batteries use in lighy electric vehicles (EV) including electric motorcycles, scooters, tricycles and compact 4-wheel vehicles, as well as swap infrastructure of such batteries, Sinbon said.

Sinbon-developed power charging interface solutions have been adopted by four of the globally top-10 makers of electric vehicle(EV)-use charging devices, the company noted, adding it is participating in design of power charging interfaces among swappable batteries, light EVs and power charging facilities.

Sinbon said its industrial wastes recycling rate rose to 96.7% in 2021. It has introduced an energy management system in compliance with ISO 50001 standards, and has thereby replaced high power-consuming equipment and optimized manufacturing processes in terms of energy consumption.

In line with the goal of reducing carbon emissions by 40% in 2030, Sinbon said it will set up rooftop PV systems totaling 3MWp at it factories by the end of 2022.

Sinbon has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.555 billion (US$86.6 million) for June, hitting a monthly record for the fourth consecutive time with growth of 2.47% sequentially and 17.21% on year. Consolidated revenues of NT$7.524 billion for second-quarter 2022 was the highest-ever quarterly level, increasing 8.38% sequentially and 15.65% on year; and those of NT$14.465 billion for January-June rose 15.81% on year.