May 2011: APS announces introduction of NorthStar Battery range
APS recently signed a distribution agreement with NorthStar Battery Company to distribute their range of Pure Lead, Thin Plate technology batteries.
The NorthStar range of Telecom, UPS and Engine Starting batteries are manufactured at state-of-the-art fully automated facilities in the USA utilizing the most advanced sealed lead acid (VRLA) battery technology.
Established in 2000, NorthStar has quickly become an industry leader in designing, manufacturing and deploying an innovative range of pure lead batteries and site solutions used in Telecom Power Systems, Uninterruptible Power Supplies and Engine Start applications, in more than 120 countries.
NorthStar employs more than 700 people across the globe, with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and major operations in USA and India.
On the new agreement with NorthStar Stephen Ng, Sales Manager for APS commented, "With the introduction of the NorthStar range, we will be able to offer a new technology product that will differentiate us from all the conventional lead acid battery manufacturers. The thin plate, pure grid technology allows for longer operational life, higher discharge rates and significantly faster recharge times. Due to the fully automated manufacturing facilities NorthStar has developed, we can offer this pure lead technology at a competitive price level against conventional lead acid batteries."