Industrial Battery & Charger, Inc. Receives the 2018 Douglas Battery Representative of the Year Award

Charlotte, NC   July 31, 2019

Industrial Battery & Charger Inc. (IBCI) received the 2018 Douglas Battery® Representative of the Year award during the National Sales Meeting in New Orleans earlier this month.

At the awards dinner, Douglas recognized company associates and their top performing manufacturer representative groups for their performance in 2018. Industrial Battery and Charger, Inc. (IBCI) was honored with the coveted Representative of the Year Award. A recognition of the IBCI team effort to meet and, in this case, exceed the sales objectives that were set forth and for supporting the products and programs offered by Douglas Battery.

“We are extremely honored to have been chosen as the Douglas Battery Representative of the Year for the fiscal year 2018,” said Jason Poston, Vice-President of Sales and Service. “Our associates continue to work hard every day to support our customers and the Douglas brand. To be recognized for that hard work is very rewarding.”

Rodney Broome – IBCI Director of National & Major Accounts, Hugo Lewis – IBCI National Accounts, and Drake Moore – IBCI Sales Representative accepted the award from Brian Faust – Douglas Battery General Manager, Kevin Groh – Douglas Battery Regional Manager and Shawn O’Connell – President, Enersys North America on behalf of 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 42 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 200 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®, Douglas Battery®, BHS®, Battery Watering Technologies®, Green Cubes Technology and Green Energy Concepts, Inc.®.

For more information, contact – Jason Poston, Vice President of Sales and Service by phone: 336-992-9600 or via email: