Local Battery Maker Enters Lithium-Ion Business

Published: Aug 17 2011 02:04:35 PM EDT   Updated On: Feb 28 2011 06:24:00 AM EST
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.