IBCI Attends 2023 Hawker® National Sales Meeting

SALT LAKE CITY, UT   October 18-20, 2023

Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc., the largest motive and stationary power applications provider in the Southeast, attended the 2023 Hawker® National Sales Meeting last week. Hawker® leadership presentations and breakout sessions were focused on hybrid Motive Power solutions and software that will enable our customers to achieve their sustainability goals and commitments.

After a busy day, the IBCI team paused for a quick photo in this picturesque setting before proceeding to the evening events.

Left to Right –
Jason Wilson, Hugo Lewis, Charlie Klein, Brandon Ashburn, Stan Herrenkohl and Josh Clendenin


“At HAWKER®, we are committed to defining the future of Motive Power through innovative technology and data driven solutions supported by world class customer service, striving to deliver the lowest total cost of ownership, and bringing unprecedented value to our customers, partners, and employees.”

HAWKER® customizes leading-edge motive power solutions for our customers. We are focused on delivering fact-based, cost-saving solutions with a “whatever-it-takes” passion. We not only offer the industry’s broadest product range of batteries and modular, high-frequency, smart chargers in the Motive Power industry, but we provide the people and expertise to turn those products and power systems into real cost savings for each operation. HAWKER® is your single-source solution for motive power savings.

More information regarding HAWKER can be found at hawkerpowersource.com.


“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, had over 50-years of experience in the industry. His sons, Keith and Tim Earnhardt joined the company in 1992. They learned the business from the ground up and currently serve as Co-Chief Operating Officers. As Terry Earnhardt said, “Service is what we built the business on.” That commitment to serve our customers, dealer partners and vendor partners lives on today in every associate at Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc.

With 16 sales and service centers, IBCI is a dominant force in the motive and stationary battery and charger industry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West 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®Hawker®, SurePower™, BHS®Battery Watering Technologies®, Green Energy Concepts, Inc.™ and Flux Power®.

For more information, contact – Jason Poston, President by phone: (336) 992-9600 or via email: jason@ibcipower.com.