IBCI Awarded Manufacturers Representative Status in the Middle Tennessee Territory for EnerSys®

CHARLOTTE, NC   September 1, 2022

Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc., the largest motive and stationary power applications provider in the Southeast, is proud to announce they have been awarded Manufacturers Representative Status in the middle Tennessee territory for EnerSys®. The territory headquarters will be in Nashville.

Effective September 1, 2022, Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. will be responsible for sales and service of all EnerSys® product lines in the assigned territory. Including the IronClad® battery line, NexSys® battery line 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 middle Tennessee territory coverage”, said Michael Shea, General Manager EnerSys® Southern Area. “Over the past 34 years, Industrial Battery and 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 middle Tennessee have come to rely upon. Join us in offering IBCI and the new Nashville based team congratulations on this significant appointment.”


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.

More information about EnerSys® can be found at EnerSys.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, 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 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®, and Green Energy Concepts, Inc.®.

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