12 December 2012
Manbat, the UK's largest battery distributor has substantially increased its presence in the industrial battery sector, with the acquisition of Battery Power Systems (BPS) of East Kilbride. With this acquisition,Manbat
With this acquisition,Manbat becomes one of the country's largest supplier in the 2V, 6V and 12V industrial traction battery sector.
Commenting on the move, Manbat's managing director, Steve Sheppard said: "The acquisition fits well with Manbat's desire to strengthen its position within the industrial battery sector and generally into markets additional to automotive. It is also a good indication of parent company Eco-Bat's desire to support Manbat in its expansion plans and now means that Manbat's industrial division is a £9m turnover business."