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Company Overview of Exide Technologies

Company Overview

Exide Technologies manufactures and supplies lead-acid batteries for transportation and industrial applications worldwide. It operates in four segments: Transportation Americas, Transportation Europe and Rest of World (ROW), Industrial Energy Americas, and Industrial Energy Europe and ROW. The company’s transportation batteries include starting, lighting, and ignition batteries for cars, trucks, off-road vehicles, agricultural and construction vehicles, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, marine, and other applications, such as micro-hybrids under the Exide, Exide Extreme, Exide NASCAR Select, Centra, DETA, Orbital, Fulmen, and Tudor brands, as well as under the private labels. Its industria...

Building 200

13000 Deerfield Parkway

Milton, GA 30004

United States

Founded in 1888

8,986 Employees





Key Executives for Exide Technologies

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 60
Executive Vice President and President of Exide Europe
Age: 51
Executive Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, President of Asia Pacific and President of Industrial Americas, Recycling & Research & Development
Age: 53
Chief Restructuring Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Exide Technologies Key Developments

Exide Interested To Bid For Fabrika

Exide Technologies is interested in taking part in a public tender for Fabrika Akumulatora Sombor A.D. Sombor with a starting price of $14 million.

Exide Technologies Introduces New GNB® Wrapped Plate PWQ Battery for Premium Ups Market

Exide Technologies announced the introduction of its new GNB® Wrapped Positive Plate PWQ battery. The PWQ joins the existing PDQ battery in the company's Flooded Classic line of large Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) batteries. PWQ product is available for purchase through authorized Exide sales and service teams across North America. The new PWQ is designed to deliver emergency power to critical computer data center facilities and utility power plant auxiliary equipment. The wrapped separator configuration in the battery is accepted in the industry as a premium feature which is designed to lengthen service life. The new PWQ features: 100% 'out-of-box' initial capacity performance. Lead calcium grids optimized for high rate, short duration, constant power discharges. Terminal posts with copper inserts to lower resistance under high rate conditions. Precision machined terminals which enhance post seal reliability. Optional flame retardant plastics. USA manufacturing and ISO 9001 quality certification (Fort Smith, Arkansas). PWQ 11-17 plate model types (1,680-2,540 nominal watts per cell) will be available to order starting July 1, 2016. PWQ 19-27 plate model types (2,813-3,978 nominal watts per cell) are planned for release starting September 1, 2016.

STILL Selects GNB's Tensor Batteries Following Extensive Trial

STILL has selected TENSOR batteries for a large new fleet change underway at a major logistics firm. Following a successful six-month trial, the customer will switch from gas-powered to electric forklifts, making impressive year-over-year cost savings. Exide Technologies will supply more than 220 of its (80V, 840Ah) GNB-branded TENSOR batteries as part of the deal, one of the big European fleet changes in recent years. Prior to the new contract, the logistics company was operating LPG-powered counterbalance trucks and was looking to reduce its carbon footprint. The switch to STILL RX60 electric counterbalance trucks helped it to lower its CO2 emissions. The company can now also operate around the clock while maintaining required productivity levels. TENSOR is a high-performance battery with formidable power density and energy content. Designed for fast recharging, it allows the logistics company to increase uptime and get the most out of its investment. High energy efficiency means ongoing reductions in energy consumption, while the low operating temperature leads to longer operational life. The switch to TENSOR will significantly reduce CO2 emissions and help the company achieve its annual environmental targets.

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