Bal Seal Engineering Targets Advancement With New CharIN e.V. Membership

The Charging Interface Initiative e.V. (CharIN e.V.) has accepted Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. as a regular member of its international amalgamation.

CharIN e.V. is a Berlin-based registered association founded by Audi, BMW, Daimler, Mennekes, Opel, Phoenix Contact, Porsche, TÜV SÜD and Volkswagen to develop and establish the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the standard for charging battery-powered electric vehicles of all kinds.


Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. is a leading global provider of custom-engineered sealing, connecting, conducting, and EMI/RFI shielding and grounding solutions. In existing and emerging hybrid and electric automotive platforms, Bal Seal Engineering’s Bal Spring® canted coil spring ensures reliable, consistent connection between battery packs and other vehicle systems. The spring’s ability to conduct and mechanically fasten enables designers to reduce system complexity and weight while increasing performance and reliability.


Roland Reichert, a Global Market Manager for the company’s Mobility business, says, “As a connecting specialist serving a wide range of industries, including automotive, Bal Seal Engineering’s interest and main goal in joining CharIN e.V. is to collaborate in the future developments of the Combined Charging System to become the harmonized charging standard for electrical vehicles.” Reichert, who will serve as the company’s representative in the Steering Group, is an engineer with more than 20 years of experience in automotive and electric vehicle component design.


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Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. is a global provider of custom sealing, connecting, conducting and EMI/RFI shielding components that drive tomorrow’s technologies. The company’s products employ unique Bal Spring® canted coil spring technology for enhanced equipment performance and reliability. For more information, visit, e-mail, or call +31 20 638 6523.