EnerSys Announces $75M Long-Term Contract with the United States Navy for Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) Batteries

READING, Pennsylvania, July 30, 2018 -

EnerSys® (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, has recently been selected to supply its proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) batteries to the United States Navy as main storage batteries on all four classes of Nuclear Submarines. The contract has a maximum value of $74.9M over its multi-year duration.  

EnerSys has been the supplier of its TPPL batteries to the United States Navy for over ten years. This recent production contract is a continuation of a long-term supplier relationship. 

“The critical nature of this energy storage application cannot be overstated, and our entire EnerSys team is proud to have the United States Navy extend our production relationship through this new contract award,” said David M. Shaffer, President and Chief Executive Officer at EnerSys. Jeffery Long, President Americas at EnerSys added, “As the only supplier of TPPL submarine batteries to the United States Navy we are excited to continue the advancement of our proprietary technology to meet the needs of this very demanding application. In addition to TPPL products, EnerSys advanced lithium cobalt and proprietary lithium ion-chemistries are truly ‘Powering Submarines to Satellites’ every day.”
For more information on EnerSys and its full line of products, systems and support, visit www.enersys.com.

ABOUT ENERSYS®

EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers 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 medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. 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.

 

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