Polypore to remain supplier for Nissan Leaf: William Blair

|About: Polypore International, Inc. (PPO)|By:, SA News Editor

"Our sources indicate the new battery design will include single‐layer polypropylene separator ... but now with an aluminum oxide ceramic coating," William Blair's Brian Drab says, maintaining an Outperform rating on shares of Polypore International (PPO -3.7%).

Drab believes PPO will remain the battery supplier for Nissan's Leaf despite changes to the battery's chemistry and design.

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