IBCI Named the 2021 EnerSys® Manufacturer’s Representative Of The Year
INDIANAPOLIS, IN September 29, 2021
Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc., the largest motive and stationary power applications provider in the Southeast, is proud to announce they were named the 2021 EnerSys® Manufacturer’s Representative Of The Year during the EnerSys Sales Meeting.
“It’s an exceptional honor for our company to be recognized as the EnerSys 2021 Manufacturer’s Representative of the Year.”, said Jason Poston, President of Industrial Battery and Charger, Inc. “A tribute that acknowledges the efforts of our dedicated team members who work countless hours in support of our customers. We are proud to have represented EnerSys in the Southeast since 1988 and we look forward to continuing our partnership for many years to come.”
“Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. has been an EnerSys rep for close to 34 years. Each year they have increased their numbers and have become the largest manufacturer’s representative for EnerSys in the motive power market. It is with no surprise that they earned the award for fiscal year 2021 Representative of the Year for EnerSys at our Sales Boot Camp last week. The Earnhardt’s have built a fantastic team lead by some seasoned vets and heavy hitters. Jason Poston does a fantastic job leading the organization and continues to grow the business recently adding to his sales management team.”, said Mike Shea, General Manager – Southern Area/EnerSys. “Having Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. working with EnerSys makes us very strong in the markets they cover.”
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy system solutions, motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric-powered vehicles. Energy Systems provide highly integrated power solutions and services to broadband, telecommunication, utility, uninterruptible power supplies, renewable, medical, aerospace and defense, premium starting, lighting and ignition applications. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.
ABOUT INDUSTRIAL BATTERY & CHARGER, INC.
“Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. (IBCI) was founded on the fundamental principle that providing a premium product at a competitive price, representing it with honesty and integrity and backing it with a commitment to customer satisfaction is the only way to serve our customers,” shared Poston. Over the past 45 years, IBCI has grown to the largest independent, family owned distributor of industrial batteries and chargers in the United States.
The founder of Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc., Terry K. Earnhardt, has over 50 years of experience in the industry, and still serves as President and CEO. His sons, Keith and Tim Earnhardt joined the company in 1992. They learned the business from the ground up and currently serve as Secretary/Treasurer and Executive Vice President, respectively. Terry Earnhardt shared, “Service is what we built the business on.”
With 13 sales and service centers, IBCI is a dominant force in the motive and stationary battery and charger industry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. IBCI employs over 150 associates, with over 60 certified service technicians, and daily deploys over 75 mobile service vehicles. IBCI services all brands of motive and stationary power equipment. IBCI is a distributor for Enersys®, SurePower™, BHS®, Battery Watering Technologies®, Green Cubes Technology, Green Energy Concepts, Inc.® and GNB Industrial Power.