About Giner’s History
José Giner founded Giner, Inc. in 1973 with a goal to develop processes, components, subsystems, and complete systems utilizing innovative electrochemical and engineering concepts. Since that time, José and his staff have succeeded in these goals, including establishing a joint venture, Giner Electrochemical Systems, LLC (GES), with General Motors in May 2000. GES merged into Giner, Inc. in 2011.
Giner, Inc. currently employ approximately 65 people, of whom 14 hold Ph.D. degrees in the physical sciences or engineering and ten hold M.S. degrees. Giner employees have over 500 person-years of combined experience in the development of proton-exchange membrane electrochemical conversion technology and products. Giner personnel publish extensively in leading journals and make significant presentations at technical meetings in the US and abroad. They also have over 100 US Patents in the field of electrochemistry. Key individuals have received awards for scientific excellence and solving difficult problems for government and industry.