ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) today announced that it has produced the first-ever AquaRefined lead at its flagship AquaRefinery in McCarran, Nevada. AquaRefining is a water-based, room-temperature process and is the only clean lead recycling method.
Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/321a21ce-08a2-4172-a16f-1a3d85f563b6 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/38b540e6-9403-46be-a41f-31b10c36aecf http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/932f82bc-4dba-4fa4-8043-d5027b490c29 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/a059944d-5d7a-4b1d-a15f-a7eeb8273429 "This is a major milestone - not just for our company, but for the entire industry," said Dr. Stephen R. Clarke, Chairman and CEO of Aqua Metals. "Our commercial-scale AquaRefining modules have the potential to revolutionize lead recycling and make lead-acid batteries the only truly sustainable battery technology. We are confident that our lead products will exceed the most rigorous industry specifications. I am extremely proud of our entire team for making this dream a reality."