Founded in 1888 in the United States, Exide
Technologies is one of the world's largest lead-acid battery manufacturers, with operations in more than 100 countries and regions, and more than 40 manufacturing plants in more than 10 countries. The four application areas of the company's products include network energy storage power supply, power supply, automobile battery and military applications.
GNB Industrial Power is the Industrial energy arm of Exeter technology group. Has the world famous Sonnenschein ® sun (Germany), Absolyte ®, Sprinter ®, Marathon ®, Powerfit ® brand, representing the advanced technology and development direction in the field of battery. GNB industrial energy, with its leading technology and reliable products and services, is committed to providing the best energy storage solutions for customers in all industries.
For more than 120 years, Exeter has consistently supported customers worldwide with innovative technology, reliable products and services.
In 1888, W.W. Gibbs grasped the opportunity and founded Electric StorageBattery, which made the independent energy storage device a reality, thus promoting the development of the Electric lighting industry in the United States.
In 1890, the company installed the first practical battery in Philadelphia, and used 13,000 single batteries to provide electric power for streetcars, becoming the first road vehicle with its own power supply.
In 1898, the company's products were used on the first submarine in the United States. So far, the company's batteries have been used in diesel locomotives, trams, buses, ships and the first automatic signal exchange system of American railway transportation.
In 1900, the company created the Exide brand through technological innovations that increased battery capacity while reducing battery weight.
Exeter continues to innovate, successfully developing battery products for telephone service, wireless telegraph transmission and other fields, and working with Cadillac to develop the world's first battery-powered vehicle. In 1969, the exide solar cell provided energy for NASA's Apollo moon landing. Since the acquisition of General Battery Corporation in 1987, the Exeter range has been available for almost all vehicles in the United States.
Exeter, continue to grow stronger, acquired in 1990, headquartered in Germany BUDINGEN gel battery founder sun battery manufacturing company, the world famous Sonnenschein (Germany) sunshine brand in 2000 acquisition of the industry's giants GNB Technologies, GNB also has rich history and a global sales network, the market leader in the field of north American industrial power supply. A series of mergers and acquisitions make Exeter become the main supplier of network backup power supply, power supply and automobile battery in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and other markets.
As a high-tech enterprise based on innovation, Exeter has always paid attention to technology research and development. Exeter has invented winding Orbital battery, which has become an epoch-making technological innovation in the energy storage industry in the past 30 years, further laying an important position of Exeter in the global energy storage industry.