Battery manufacturing companies are those which provide power solutions and backup power systems (battery). There are many companies around the world which manufacture quality batteries for industries as well as for consumer electronic appliances.
Some companies specialise in supplying power supplies for military and government workstations. Most of these companies have sales all over the world. It is also a fact that most of the giants in these field hail from the United States of America. Here are some of the top battery manufacturing companies 2018 arranged based on the customer reviews and quality of the products they bring out in the market (they are not arranged on the basis of their annual revenue but according to the user ratings).
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10. Maxwell Technologies
Maxwell Technologies provides energy and power delivery solutions for automotive, consumer electronics, wireless communications and heavy vehicle transportation. The company was established in 1965. The current CEO and president of the company is Franz Fink. The company employs around 500 people in different countries. The company is headquartered in San Diego in the United States. Maxwell technologies are known for the manufacture of quality power modules, backup power systems, Engine Start Module, High-voltage capacitors, and ultracapacitors.
9. Hoku Scientific Inc.
The Hoku scientific was founded in 2001 and is now headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii in the United States. The company has many subsidiaries -Hoku Solar Inc, Hoku Materials Inc, Hoku Solar Power, Hoku Power Investments, and Tianwei Solar USA. The company mainly focuses on the generation of clean fuel technologies and batteries which do not pollute the environment.
8. Greatbatch Inc
This company was founded in 1919 (incorporated in 1970 as Wilson Greatbatch Ltd) and is now headquartered in Buffalo in New York. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of lithium batteries, capacitors and other IMDs (implantable medical devices). The company currently employs around 1,225 employees and the estimated annual revenue in 2014 was 200 million US dollars. Edward Voboril is the current CEO of the company (assigned the office in 1990).
7. FuelCell Energy, Inc.
FuelCell Energy was founded by Chip Bottone in 1969. The headquarters of the company is situated in Danbury, Connecticut in the United States of America. The company had estimated revenue of 187 million US dollars in 2014. This company is the largest manufacturer of the Fuel cell and has over 50 plants all over the world. The world’s largest fuel park in Gyeonggi, Green Energy Fuel cell park, South Korea is operated by this company. This park alone has over 21 power plants and meets the majority of the power requirements of the area.
6. Exide Technologies
Exide Technologies is one of the leading battery manufacturing companies hailing from American and is specialized in the manufacture of lead batteries. The company is divided into four business group. The company was established in 1888 and is now headquartered in Milton, Georgia in the USA. The company also has a recycling plant which mainly recycles the batteries.
5. Excel Technology, Inc
This company is also known as Excel Power Industries and was founded in 1996. The company has expanded a lot in 21 years. From a mere start-up, the company expanded to become one of the leading manufacturers in quality batteries and other power supplies. It was in 2011, the company changed its name to Excel Power Technologies.
4. Environmental Tectonics Corp
Environmental Tectonics Corporation or commonly abbreviated as ETC is one of the largest battery manufacturing companies in the world with services in more than 90 countries. The company was established in 1969 and is currently headquartered in 125 James Way, Southampton. Robert L. Laurent Jr. is the current CEO as well as the President. The annual revenue of the company in the last year was estimated to be 39.8 million US dollars. The company currently employs around 300 people. The company’s productions and services are divided into two categories: one is the Aerospace solutions and other is the Commercial & Industrial systems.
3. Duracell International Inc.
Duracell International was founded in 1916 by Samuel Ruben and Philip Mallory and is now headquartered in Bethel, Connecticut in The United States of America. The company is owned by Gillette and Berkshire Hathaway. The company was initially known by the name P.R. Mallory and it was in 1978 the company adopted the name Duracell. Gillette owned Duracell International in 1996 and in 2005, Procter & Gamble acquired Gillette. In 1996, Duracell bought Everyday South Africa. The company currently employs around 2,700 people. The subsidiaries of the company are Duracell (UK) Limited, Duracell China Limited, Duracell Batteries B.V.B.A. and Duracell Batteries Limited.
2. C&D Technologies, Inc.
C&D Technologies Inc. was founded in 1985 and is currently headquartered in Pennsylvania in The United States. The company was founded by Frank Carlile and Leon Doughty and they came with the idea to start a company which supplies power solution when they were in high school (in 1906). C&D technologies met all the requirements of the Second World War and it is after this period the company expanded to become one of the giants in the power supplies.
1. Arotech Corporation
This company mainly focuses on the production of items and services needed for defence and security. The company’s productions are categorised into two major categories: one is the manufacture of interactive simulations mainly for military and is also marketed in the commercial market, second is the manufacture of power systems and batteries. The company was founded in 1990 and is now headquartered in Delaware in The United States. The company currently employs around 530 people and the revenue of the company in 2014 was estimated to be 103.5 million US dollars.
The above companies are the ones which are the leading producers of quality batteries and other power systems. They cater to the needs of the common people and also the industrial needs. The companies which supply power solutions for military and security purposes do not sell their products outside due to security purposes. These companies may earn less compared to other companies as they are not very active in the commercial market but their supplies are spot on.