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Local Battery Maker Enters Lithium-Ion Business

By Kevin Fitzsimmons
Published On: Aug 17 2011 01:04:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Feb 28 2011 05:24:00 AM CST
BERN TWP., Pa. -

A local battery maker is getting into the lithium-ion battery business.

Bern township, Berks County-based Enersys has acquired ABSL Power Solutions.

ABSL makes lithium-ion batteries for defense and aerospace use in Europe and the United States.

Before the acquisition, Enersys focused mainly on lead and nickel based batteries.