Highpower International Inc., a developer and manufacturer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride rechargeable batteries, says it recently began to receive orders and is now shipping lithium polymer batteries to DJI for its drones.
Highpower International says it has received DJI’s supplier qualification approval and has begun to supply the lithium polymer batteries. The company has provided them for use in DJI’s Phantom 3 and Phantom 4 drones and expects to develop its relationship with DJI further.
“We are pleased to have passed DJI’s requirements as a product manufacturer and supplier, which we feel is a strong verification of both our flexibility and capability to cover a wider spectrum of products at a global reach,” notes George Pan, chairman and CEO of Highpower International.
The company says its batteries are used in applications such as electric buses, bikes, energy storage systems, power tools, medical equipment, digital and electronic devices, personal care products, and lighting.
“Working with DJI is a significant milestone in Highpower’s lithium battery business development and represents a new and exciting segment,” he says, adding that the “mutually beneficial relationship … could grow over time.”