IBCI Awarded Manufacturers Representative Status in the State of Alabama for EnerSys®
CHARLOTTE November 12, 2020 The largest motive and stationary power applications provider in the Southeast, is proud to announce they have been awarded Manufacturers Representative Status in the State of Alabama for EnerSys®.
Effective January 1, 2021, Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. will be responsible for sales and service of all EnerSys® product lines in the state of Alabama, including the IRONCLAD® and NexSys® battery lines and the complete line of EnerSys chargers.
“Being chosen by EnerSys to assume this great responsibility, illustrates their confidence in our dedicated team members.”, said Jason Poston, President of Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. “We are proud to have represented EnerSys in the Southeast since 1988. We look forward to continuing our partnership with them for years to come.”
“We are excited about the upcoming changes to our Alabama territory coverage”, said Michael Shea, General Manager EnerSys Southern Area. “Over the past 30 plus years, Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc (IBCI) has consistently and effectively represented the EnerSys line of products, accessories and services in a variety of markets. This mutually beneficial transition will harness the strengths of both organizations, so we can continue to provide the top notch support that the customers in Alabama have come to rely upon. Join us in offering IBCI and the new Alabama team congratulations on this significant appointment.”
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles requiring stored energy solutions. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the recent NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.
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 43 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 CEO. 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. 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®, BHS®, Battery Watering Technologies®, Green Cubes Technology and Green Energy Concepts, Inc.®.
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