READING, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, announced that it has received two new contracts from the United States Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Both awards are for the production and supply of valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries using EnerSys' proprietary thin plate pure lead (TPPL) technology. The Hawker Armasafe Plus batteries to be supplied will be used by the United States Army and Marine Corps. The batteries will be supplied through February 2017.
"EnerSys has supplied approximately 1.5 million Hawker Armasafe Plus batteries to the US military and remains a dedicated supplier to our fighting forces both at home and abroad," said John Craig, chairman, president and chief executive officer of EnerSys. "We are pleased that DLA has acknowledged our efforts to support the US military through the award of these competitive contracts."
EnerSys will continue to produce Hawker Armasafe Plus batteries at its highly automated facility in Warrensburg, Missouri where batteries for the US Navy nuclear submarines and US military aircraft are also manufactured.
"The entire EnerSys team works diligently on a daily basis to manufacture and deliver these premium products to the US military. We are constantly working with the US military on several levels to maximize customer satisfaction," remarked Todd Sechrist, EnerSys president - Americas. "Over the past several years, we successfully met challenging delivery schedules in support of the United States military's worldwide operations. We continue to receive positive feedback regarding our batteries used in tactical vehicles, aircraft and submarines and we are proud to manufacture these products in the USA."
EDITOR'S NOTE: About EnerSys: EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and 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. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including aerospace and defense systems. 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 from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.
For more information contact: Richard Zuidema, Executive Vice President, EnerSys, 2366 Bernville Road, Reading, PA, 19605, USA, Tel: 800-538-3627
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