EnerSys® Marks 25 Years of ODYSSEY® Battery Production with Year-Long Activities
READING, Pennsylvania, February 23, 2021 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of ODYSSEY® batteries by taking a look back on the journey toward success. Through a series of digital activities set to launch throughout 2021, EnerSys will highlight special ODYSSEY® battery moments over the past 25 years and showcase how this premium power solution has become the battery of choice that customers have grown to rely on for handling their transportation needs.
“Over the years, ODYSSEY® batteries have become renowned for their power, reliability and longevity for a variety of applications,” said Dave McMullen, Senior Director of Marketing, Transportation & Specialty at EnerSys. “We are excited to pay tribute to such a historic product milestone. It’s been quite a journey so far and we are just getting started. We look forward to building upon our legacy of ODYSSEY® battery success for many years to come.”
As part of this unique campaign, EnerSys will unveil a new video series that chronicles the customer’s personal journey using ODYSSEY® batteries. Each video will focus on a different application to demonstrate the value and performance of this virtually maintenance-free power solution across industries and demographics. Engineered with Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, ODYSSEY® batteries provide twice the power and triple the life of conventional lead acid designs for a wide range of applications, including Automotive/Truck, Powersports, Marine, Recreational Vehicles (RVs), Heavy Duty and Fleet Vehicles.
“The goal of this program is to continue to create a sense of trust and pride in our brand,” McMullen said. “We are promoting the 25th Anniversary celebration to demonstrate how our portfolio of batteries has improved the overall power experience for our customers. Whether it’s used to start the engine in your family’s minivan, to support an onboard vehicle Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) or for a trolling motor in a fishing boat to avoid spooking the next ‘catch of the day’, ODYSSEY® batteries are always ready to perform and tackle the journey ahead.”
ODYSSEY® batteries provide deep cycle reserve power and maximum cranking power, with engine cranking pulses up to 2,700 amps for five seconds, which is double that of equally sized conventional lead acid batteries. The rugged, Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) construction and non-spillable design of ODYSSEY® batteries protect against high-impact shock and mechanical vibration, helping to provide longer service life. Backed by an industry-leading warranty, they feature a three- to 10-year service life and a two-year storage life at 77°F (25°C).
For more information on EnerSys and its full line of products, systems and support, visit www.enersys.com. To follow the ODYSSEY® battery 25th Anniversary journey, visit our website at www.odysseybattery.com or connect with us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook by using the hashtag #MYODYSSEY. For more details, including upcoming events and how to purchase ODYSSEY® batteries, visit www.odysseybattery.com and https://eu.odysseybattery.com/.0
ABOUT ENERSYS® EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies and numerous applications. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles requiring stored energy solutions. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the recent NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries, which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.
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