EnerSys Introduces New Premium Lithium and Advanced Lead Material Handling Solutions

Nov 01, 2012, 16:05 ET from EnerSys

READING, Pa., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, announced today it has extended its market leading Hawker XFC premium product line for material handling equipment.  The two new products feature EnerSys' advanced lithium and thin plate pure lead advanced lead batteries packaged with on board chargers and controls.

"The new solutions are a result of EnerSys' continued investments and commitments to deliver innovative, best value solutions utilizing the latest technologies in energy storage and electronics to make it easier for our customers," stated John D. Craig, chairman, president and chief executive officer of EnerSys. "These batteries are designed to require less time to recharge by employing rapid charging so users do not have to change batteries on the trucks. In addition, these batteries have the added benefit of true maintenance free operation."

These new products are initially being launched in EnerSys' European market with global distribution to follow through our market leading position in energy storage solutions for material handling applications, stretching from the Americas to Asia.

About EnerSys EnerSys, the world leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, chargers, power equipment, and battery accessories to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries 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. 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, visit www.EnerSys.com.

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