Contour Energy Systems Doubles Headquarters Space

Azusa-based Contour Energy Systems, the Caltech spinoff commercializing advanced battery systems, reported today that it has doubled the size of its company headquarters. The firm said it has added an additional 15,000 square feet of manufacturing space, as it prepares for ramp of production of its batteries. Contour is venture backed by CMEA Capital, Harris and Harris, Schlumberger and US Venture Partners. The company is developing fluorine-based battery technology, initially being targeted at portable power systems for the automotive, military, medical device, and consumer markets. Contour was formerly known as CFX Battery, and is headed by Joe Fischer.